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Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

By EAST WEST PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10g Cream in Tube
37.76*
MRP 44.42
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Betgenta Z Cream 10gm Description

Betgenta Z Cream is a medication with a combination of an antibiotic and a steroid. Treating various skin, eye, and ear infections caused due to bacteria is the main use of Betgenta Z Cream. The main

symptoms of bacterial skin infections are eczema (itchy, inflamed and rough patches on the skin), psoriasis (flaky, red patches with white scales), and dermatitis (itchy redness on the skin). This cream consists of Betamethasone, Gentamicin and Zinc Sulphate as its main ingredients. The mode of action of Betgenta Z Cream is to block the production of certain chemical messengers that causes swollen, red, and itchy skin. Along with that, it also inhibits the growth of harmful bacteria in the body, which causes infection. The Zinc sulphate part of this cream helps calm the skin and reduce skin irritation. This cream has a broad spectrum of activity and can work against most bacteria. Try to follow the doctor's directions for using the Betgenta Z Cream. The doctor will advise the dosage and duration of this cream. Avoid direct contact with this cream to the eye, nose, ears and mouth. Occasionally, the patient may experience itching, burning sensation, irritation, swelling at the application site, and other side effects of Betgenta Z Cream. Do not cover the application site with a cloth or a bandage unless advised by the doctor.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹37.76
You Save₹6.66 (15% on MRP)
ContainsBetamethasone(0.05 %) + Gentamicin(0.1 %) + Zinc Sulfate(2.5 %)
UsesBacterial infection on the skin
Side effectsburning sensation, itching, irritation, redness, swelling, flakiness, dryness
TherapyTOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID
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Uses of Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

  • As per CDSCO, the Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm is used to reduce swelling, itching, redness, and irritation caused due to bacterial infection of the skin.

Contraindications of Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

  • If you have a known hypersensitive reaction to Betamethasone, Gentamicin or any other components of this cream.
  • If you are currently pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before using Betgenta Z cream.
  • If you are using Betgenta Z cream on a child without asking your doctor.
  • If you notice blurred vision or other visual disturbances after accidentally applying this cream closer to the eyes, immediately wash your eyes. If it is getting worse, see a doctor.
  • If you have a ruptured eardrum and use this inside the ear.
  • If you have broken skin or any open wound on the application site.
  • If you want to cover up the treated area with a cloth or a bandage without consulting your doctor.

Side effects of Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

  • Mild irritation
  • Itching of the skin
  • Dry skin
  • Skin redness
  • Burning sensation
  • Blurred vision

Precautions and Warnings of Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm during pregnancy?
A:
There are no studies conducted to establish the safety levels of Betgenta Z Cream on pregnant women and unborn children. Information regarding the use of Betgenta Z Cream during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited data present on how Betgenta Z Cream affects breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before starting this cream. However, if nursing mothers apply it to their breasts for treatment, it is advised to wash the affected area thoroughly before nursing the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm?
A:
Yes, you can. Betgenta Z Cream has no influence on the ability to drive or use of heavy machinery if it is used at the advised doses.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm?
A:
There is no data available on the effects of alcohol with topical Betgenta Z Cream. It is always better not to consume excess alcohol during any treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have applied Betgenta Z Cream directly to the eye. Repeated direct exposure to excess amounts of this medicine in the eyes may lead to glaucoma or cataract.
  • You experience any redness or swelling of the skin around the mouth and small, pus-filled bumps on the face after applying the Betgenta Z Cream.
  • You have a history of glaucoma, cataracts, ear or eye fungal infections, a hole in the eardrum, syphilis (a bacterial infection), chickenpox or sores, athlete’s foot, tuberculosis infection, broken v...
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Mode of Action of Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

How Does It Work?

Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm is a combination of three medications: Betamethasone, Gentamicin, and Zinc sulphate to manage skin infections. Betamethasone is a steroidal medication. It works by blocking pr...
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Directions for Use of Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

  • Apply the Betgenta Z Cream exactly in recommended dose and duration.
  • Use it on clean and dry skin.
  • After washing your hands, try to apply it as a thin layer on the areas where the condition exists.
  • Do not use more than the recommended amount of Betgenta Z cream at one time without informing the doctor.
  • Do not use it close to the eyes, inside the nose or mouth.
  • Wash it off with water quickly if that happens.
  • Check the expiration date before using Betgenta Z Cream.
  • Consult your doctor if you have to give it to a child younger than 12 years of age, so either different medication specific to them can be given, or the dose is adjusted.
  • Close the lid of the tube immediately after use.

Interactions of Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm may interact with antidiabetic medications such as metformin, pioglitazone, acarbose, and glimepiride. The exact interactions are not clear. So consult your doctor before using.
  • If you use different antibiotics such as amikacin, kanamycin, clindamycin, neomycin, or vancomycin, inform your doctor. The antibiotic in Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm may interact with them.
  • Avoid using various topical skin products that can sensitise the skin and cause excess irritation, such as harsh soaps, hair removers or waxes, etc, while using Betgenta Z Cream. They can cause burnin...
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  • While using Betgenta Z Cream, do not use skin products that contain alcohol, spices, astringents, or lime in them.
  • Avoid using other topical medications on the same areas you treat with Betgenta Z Cream topical unless the doctor tells you to.
  • If you are using some ayurvedic or herbal products for the treatment of skin infections, inform the doctor as they may interfere with the functioning of Betgenta Z Cream.

Storage and disposal of Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

Store the Betgenta Z Cream in a neat and dry place at room temperature. Do not expose Betgenta Z Cream to direct sunlight, humidity, or wetness. Close the lid immediately after use. Keep this cream a...
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Dosage of Betgenta Z Cream 10gm

Overdose

An overdose on Betgenta Z Cream can occur if it is being used repeatedly many times or a lot of amount of cream is used at one time. It can lead to excess skin issues such as dryness, flakiness, itchi...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Betgenta Z Cream, you can take it when you remember it. But, skip the missed dose if it's already time for the next one. Do not apply too much at once, as this can lead to...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm safe if I use it regularly?

A: Yes, Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm is generally a very safe medication. Most people do not show any side effects, and even if they do, these side effects can be very mild and usually resolve themselves. They rarely need any medical intervention.

Q: What should I do if the Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm gets in my eyes? And, how long should I use Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm?

A: Try to avoid direct contact of Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm with the nose, mouth or eyes. In case the cream comes in contact with these areas, rinse them with water thoroughly. You should use this cream for as long as your doctor has recommended it. Even after a few weeks, if the condition has worsened, consult your doctor.

Q: Can I use Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm with other skin creams?

A: Do not use other skin creams or lotions at the site of the infection unless your doctor advises it. Sometimes over-the-counter creams can interfere with the Betgenta Z Cream 10 gm or cause irritation of the skin depending on its ingredients.
Product Details
Brand
BETGENTA Z
Expires on or After
30/12/2022

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