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Betasalic S Oint

By DERMOCARE LABORATORIES
20g Ointment in Tube
48*
MRP 60.00
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Salicylic Acid(3.0 %) + Betamethasone(0.05 %)
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Therapeutic classification
Drugs For Psoriasis

Medical Description

Betasalic S Oint contains a combination of two medicines, Betamethasone and Salicylic acid, which are used for local application on the skin when prescribed by your doctor. Betasalic S Oint helps in r
educing the symptoms of itching and redness even on scaly and thickened skin surfaces. Use this medicine as advised by your doctor, complete the prescribed duration of treatment.
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Uses of Betasalic S Oint

  • Dry, scaly conditions of the skin
  • Autoimmune diseases of skin like psoriasis, lichen planus
  • Redness and itching (dermatitis) of the skin

Contraindications of Betasalic S Oint

  • If you are allergic to Betamethasone, Salicylic acid or any other ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have any acute bacterial infection, viral or fungal infection of the skin.
  • If you have an eroded or open wound on the skin.
  • If you have any other skin problems like rosacea, a skin condition that affects the face (rosacea), acne, dermatitis (skin inflammation) around the mouth, genital itching, nappy rash, cold sores, chic
    kenpox or other undiagnosed skin conditions.
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Side effects of Betasalic S Oint

  • Thinning and dryness of skin
  • Peeling off skin
  • Excessive hair growth on the area treated
  • Reduced skin pigmentation and allergic skin reactions (burning, redness and itching)
  • Secondary infections, hair follicle infections on long term use

Precautions and Warnings of Betasalic S Oint

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Betasalic S Oint during pregnancy?
A:
It is not considered safe to use Betasalic S Oint during pregnancy. Consult your doctor. Do not use this medicine without a prescription.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Betasalic S Oint while breastfeeding?
A:
Betasalic S Oint should be avoided by breastfeeding mothers. Do not apply to breasts in any case.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Betasalic S Oint?
A:
You may drive after you have applied Betasalic S Oint. Consult your doctor about sun-exposure and avoid the sun.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Betasalic S Oint?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, if you consume alcohol too often, then discuss it with your doctor.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an undiagnosed problem with the skin.
  • You do not find any improvement in your condition after 3-4 days of use.
  • You notice redness, pain, burning or rashes after application.
  • You are suffering from any serious health issue or infection.
  • You are using a bandage or dressing or you have a cut wound.
  • You are diagnosed with psoriasis.
  • Do not smoke or go close to the flame while you have applied this medicine.
  • Do not use it for longer than prescribed periods, especially in children.

Mode of Action of Betasalic S Oint

How Does It Work?

Betasalic S Oint contains Betamethasone, which is a steroid medicine that reduces redness and itching on the skin and Salicylic Acid, which dissolves the scaly upper crust of skin lesions and helps Be
tamethasone to act effectively on deeper layers of skin.
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Directions for Use of Betasalic S Oint

  • Use Betasalic S Oint as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only. Apply it on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Betasalic S Oint

Interactions with other medicines

Since this medicine is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treat
ing other health conditions.
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Storage and disposal of Betasalic S Oint

  • Store below 25 degrees C, in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine.

Dosage of Betasalic S Oint

Overdose

  • As Betasalic S Oint is meant for external application, cases of overdose is unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it, wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying this medicine, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Betasalic S Oint for my baby's diaper rash?

A: No, do not use Betasalic S Oint on the diaper rash of your baby. Consult a doctor and follow his advice.

Q: How to apply Betasalic S Oint?

  • Wash and dry your hands before opening the tube.
  • Clean and dry the area of skin where you have to apply this medicine.
  • Apply a thin layer of medicine gently on the affected skin and leave it.

Q: Can I use Betasalic S Oint under my dressing?

A: Do not use Betasalic S Oint under a dressing or bandage.

Q: Will Betasalic S Oint make my skin dark?

A: Betasalic S Oint can make the treated area of your skin appear light for some time. The natural skin colour usually comes back after some time.

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Last Updated on: 08 Nov 2020 | 12:16 PM (IST)
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