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Betnovate C Skin Cream

GLAXO SMITHKLINE (GSK) PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
*Estimated Price
40
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Betnovate C Skin Cream

GLAXO SMITHKLINE (GSK) PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
*Estimated Price
40
Add to Cart

About Betnovate C Skin Cream

Betnovate C Skin Cream is primarily used to treat skin & fungal infections. It has Betamethasone Topical which is a class of steroid that helps in reducing skin inflammation, redness, swelling and skin disorders. It also has Clioquinol which helps in killing the active fungus.

Uses Benefits and uses of Betnovate C Skin Cream

Betnovate C Skin Cream is generally used to treat skin and fungal infections but there are several other uses where it could be used:-
  1. Skin infection
  2. Redness & Swelling
  3. Itching
  4. Eczema
  5. Fungal infection
  6. Psoriasis
  7. Skin Inflammation
  8. Athlete's foot
  9. Allergic Disorders
  10. Jock Itch (infection in groin)
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Betnovate C Skin Cream as well. Please do not use this skin cream because someone has used it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the cream.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Betnovate C Skin Cream

Apart from the uses of Betnovate C Skin Cream, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Skin Thinning
  2. Dryness of Skin
  3. Acne & blisters
  4. Dermatitis
  5. Burning Sensation
  6. Redness & Swelling (due to Clioquinol)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Irritation of Skin
  9. Rosacea
  10. Excessive growth of hair
  11. Stretch marks
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if the cream went into your eyes or you develop rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms may become more prominent if one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Betnovate C Skin Cream

Betnovate C Skin Cream is made from:-
  • Betamethasone Topical (0.12%) - It is a corticosteroid (a class of steroid hormone) & also an anti-inflammatory compound that is used to treat various skin disorders, skin inflammation, redness and swelling.
  • Clioquinol (3%) - It is hydroxyquinoline antifungal agent which kills the active fungus by directly interacting with DNA synthesis. It is usually mixed with steroids to reduce the inflammation.
Betnovate C Skin Cream should be applied in prescribed quantity by the doctor.

You can buy Betnovate C Skin Cream from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a tube of 30 grams and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Glaxo SmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

How to use Betnovate C Skin Cream? - This medicine is for external application only. It should not be swallowed, inhaled or consumed through the mouth. Make sure that the area is clean & dry before applying it locally. Also, wash your hands after use.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Betnovate C Skin Cream

  • How does it work? Betnovate has Clioquinol which helps in killing the active fungus. But it might cause inflammation, so it has betamethasone topical (steroid) that helps in reduction of skin inflammation, redness & swelling
  • If the body part where you have applied Betnovate cream doesn't show improvement, please seek medical help for alternate solution
  • Do not use this cream on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this cream to someone you feel has the same symptoms
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the cream
  • Store Betnovate C Skin Cream at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • It might interfere with thyroid and urine test results, so please inform your doctor beforehand
  • Using more than prescribed quantity of clioquinol might cause toxicity
  • As Betnovate C Skin Cream contains steroid, there might be some side effects such as acne, hair growth, appetite changes etc. when subjected to a longer use
  • Using large amount of cream might also cause hormonal changes
  • Betnovate C Skin Cream has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions
  • Please keep Betnovate C Skin Cream away from infants & children

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Betnovate C Skin Cream

Before using Betnovate C Skin Cream, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Betnovate C Skin Cream or any of its components
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Acute Fungal infection
  • Pregnancy & Breastfeeding (need to consult doctor)
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Betnovate C Skin Cream. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.

Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid any contact with eyes
  • Do not cover the area where you have applied the cream
  • Avoid contact with eyes or mouth
  • Do not use this cream on face for more than 5 days
  • Using large amount of cream might affect the hormones

FAQs Commonly asked question on Betnovate C Skin Cream

1. Can I get Betnovate over the counter?
No Betnovate C Skin cream is a prescription cream which means it is not an OTC (over the counter) product.

2. Can Betnovate C cream be used to treat acne on the face?
No. Betnovate is not helpful in treating acne on the face, on the contrary, it might cause acne as a side effect due to the steroid.

3. Can Betnovate C Skin Cream be used for eczema?
Yes, eczema is kind of an itchy rash and using Betnovate skin cream can help in reducing the itching & rashes.

4. Can Betnovate C Skin Cream be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
You must consult with a gynaecologist to weigh pros & cons of Betnovate before using the cream. It might be harmful when inhaled or swallowed by baby.

5. Can I drive while using Betnovate C Skin Cream?
Yes, you can drive while using this cream. However, if Betnovate Cream makes you feel drowsy & calm or impairs your thinking temporarily, it is considered unsafe to drive in such cases.

6. Is using Betnovate C Skin Cream addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I applied an expired dose of the cream. What should I do?
Applying an expired dose of Betnovate C Cream on your skin might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can I use Betnovate C Skin Cream on open wounds?
No, using the Betnovate cream on open wounds not recommended because it might worsen the wound further. It is advised only for external application.

9. How many times can I use Betnovate C Cream in a day?
You must use as per the prescribed quantity suggested by the doctor. In any case, do not apply it more than 2-3 times in a day.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Betnovate C Skin Cream

Betnovate is an effective cream and I use it regularly.
Using betnovate for fungal infection makes a lot of sense
but never use it on your face.
It might cause hair growth as a side effect due to presence of steroid but overall it helps with my eczema so I'm happy.
My mom is somehow a big fan of betnovate cream 😀
It costs only 15-20 rs and is very helpful for skin problems.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Minaz Saheblal. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Betnovate C Skin Cream is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Betnovate C Skin Cream. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Betnovate C Skin Cream. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Betnovate C Skin Cream

Betnovate C Skin Cream is primarily used to treat skin & fungal infections. It has Betamethasone Topical which is a class of steroid that helps in reducing skin inflammation, redness, swelling and skin disorders. It also has Clioquinol which helps in killing the active fungus.

Uses Benefits and uses of Betnovate C Skin Cream

Betnovate C Skin Cream is generally used to treat skin and fungal infections but there are several other uses where it could be used:-
  1. Skin infection
  2. Redness & Swelling
  3. Itching
  4. Eczema
  5. Fungal infection
  6. Psoriasis
  7. Skin Inflammation
  8. Athlete's foot
  9. Allergic Disorders
  10. Jock Itch (infection in groin)
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Betnovate C Skin Cream as well. Please do not use this skin cream because someone has used it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the cream.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Betnovate C Skin Cream

Apart from the uses of Betnovate C Skin Cream, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Skin Thinning
  2. Dryness of Skin
  3. Acne & blisters
  4. Dermatitis
  5. Burning Sensation
  6. Redness & Swelling (due to Clioquinol)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Irritation of Skin
  9. Rosacea
  10. Excessive growth of hair
  11. Stretch marks
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if the cream went into your eyes or you develop rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms may become more prominent if one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Betnovate C Skin Cream

Betnovate C Skin Cream is made from:-
  • Betamethasone Topical (0.12%) - It is a corticosteroid (a class of steroid hormone) & also an anti-inflammatory compound that is used to treat various skin disorders, skin inflammation, redness and swelling.
  • Clioquinol (3%) - It is hydroxyquinoline antifungal agent which kills the active fungus by directly interacting with DNA synthesis. It is usually mixed with steroids to reduce the inflammation.
Betnovate C Skin Cream should be applied in prescribed quantity by the doctor.

You can buy Betnovate C Skin Cream from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a tube of 30 grams and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Glaxo SmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

How to use Betnovate C Skin Cream? - This medicine is for external application only. It should not be swallowed, inhaled or consumed through the mouth. Make sure that the area is clean & dry before applying it locally. Also, wash your hands after use.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Betnovate C Skin Cream

  • How does it work? Betnovate has Clioquinol which helps in killing the active fungus. But it might cause inflammation, so it has betamethasone topical (steroid) that helps in reduction of skin inflammation, redness & swelling
  • If the body part where you have applied Betnovate cream doesn't show improvement, please seek medical help for alternate solution
  • Do not use this cream on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this cream to someone you feel has the same symptoms
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the cream
  • Store Betnovate C Skin Cream at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • It might interfere with thyroid and urine test results, so please inform your doctor beforehand
  • Using more than prescribed quantity of clioquinol might cause toxicity
  • As Betnovate C Skin Cream contains steroid, there might be some side effects such as acne, hair growth, appetite changes etc. when subjected to a longer use
  • Using large amount of cream might also cause hormonal changes
  • Betnovate C Skin Cream has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions
  • Please keep Betnovate C Skin Cream away from infants & children

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Betnovate C Skin Cream

Before using Betnovate C Skin Cream, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Allergic to Betnovate C Skin Cream or any of its components
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Acute Fungal infection
  • Pregnancy & Breastfeeding (need to consult doctor)
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Betnovate C Skin Cream. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.

Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid any contact with eyes
  • Do not cover the area where you have applied the cream
  • Avoid contact with eyes or mouth
  • Do not use this cream on face for more than 5 days
  • Using large amount of cream might affect the hormones

FAQs Commonly asked question on Betnovate C Skin Cream

1. Can I get Betnovate over the counter?
No Betnovate C Skin cream is a prescription cream which means it is not an OTC (over the counter) product.

2. Can Betnovate C cream be used to treat acne on the face?
No. Betnovate is not helpful in treating acne on the face, on the contrary, it might cause acne as a side effect due to the steroid.

3. Can Betnovate C Skin Cream be used for eczema?
Yes, eczema is kind of an itchy rash and using Betnovate skin cream can help in reducing the itching & rashes.

4. Can Betnovate C Skin Cream be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
You must consult with a gynaecologist to weigh pros & cons of Betnovate before using the cream. It might be harmful when inhaled or swallowed by baby.

5. Can I drive while using Betnovate C Skin Cream?
Yes, you can drive while using this cream. However, if Betnovate Cream makes you feel drowsy & calm or impairs your thinking temporarily, it is considered unsafe to drive in such cases.

6. Is using Betnovate C Skin Cream addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I applied an expired dose of the cream. What should I do?
Applying an expired dose of Betnovate C Cream on your skin might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can I use Betnovate C Skin Cream on open wounds?
No, using the Betnovate cream on open wounds not recommended because it might worsen the wound further. It is advised only for external application.

9. How many times can I use Betnovate C Cream in a day?
You must use as per the prescribed quantity suggested by the doctor. In any case, do not apply it more than 2-3 times in a day.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Betnovate C Skin Cream

Betnovate is an effective cream and I use it regularly.
Using betnovate for fungal infection makes a lot of sense
but never use it on your face.
It might cause hair growth as a side effect due to presence of steroid but overall it helps with my eczema so I'm happy.
My mom is somehow a big fan of betnovate cream 😀
It costs only 15-20 rs and is very helpful for skin problems.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Minaz Saheblal. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Betnovate C Skin Cream in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Betnovate C Skin Cream. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Betnovate C Skin Cream. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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