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Betnovate C Cream 30gm
Betnovate C Cream 30gm
Betnovate C Cream 30gm
Betnovate C Cream 30gm

Betnovate C Cream 30gm

By GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMA
30g Cream in Tube
49.81*
MRP 58.60
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Medical Description

Betnovate-C cream is a topical medicine. It is used in the management of various skin conditions like dermatitis, psoriasis and eczema. Psoriasis and eczema are skin disorders in which itchy, red ras

es develop on the elbows, knees, scalp and other parts of the body. Dermatitis is a skin condition that occurs when the skin reacts to outside agents like chemicals, cleaning agents, plants and cosmetics, causing the skin to become red and itchy. Betnovate-C cream is a combination medicine containing betamethasone and clioquinol as the active ingredients. Betamethasone is a steroid that helps to reduce the redness and itchiness of the skin. Clioquinol helps to reduce skin infections caused by bacteria and fungus. Use this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is meant for external applications only. Do not ingest it. Apply a thin layer of Betnovate-C cream and gently rub in to cover the entire affected area. Do not apply this cream for a prolonged duration on a larger skin area or for more than the prescribed duration. You should keep the affected area clean and avoid touching, scraping or rubbing the affected skin. Before starting treatment with Betnovate-C cream, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history. Also, inform the doctor about all other topical medicines that you are using.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹49.81
You Save₹8.79 (15% on MRP)
ContainsBetamethasone(0.1 %) + Clioquinol / Iodochlorhydroxyquin(3.0 %)
UsesSkin infections
Side effectsSkin itching, redness, rashes, pigmentation
TherapyDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
Check more medicines with composition as Betamethasone(0.1 %) + Clioquinol / Iodochlorhydroxyquin(3.0 %)

Uses of BETNOVATE C CREAM 30GM

  • Betnovate-C cream is used to treat various conditions of skin conditions such as in dermatitis, psoriasis and eczema.
  • It is also used in skin infections caused due to fungus or bacteria.

Contraindications of BETNOVATE C CREAM 30GM

  • If you are allergic to betamethasone, clioquinol, or any other ingredients of this cream.
  • If you have any other skin conditions other than for what it has been prescribed, as it could make them worse. It can worsen acne, herpes, chickenpox, or ringworm. It should not be used around the anu...
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  • If you have or had an allergy to any creams or ointments.
  • If you are pregnant.

Side effects of BETNOVATE C CREAM 30GM

  • Burning sensation
  • Skin itching
  • Redness
  • Skin rashes
  • Skin dryness

Precautions and Warnings of BETNOVATE C CREAM 30GM

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Betnovate-C cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the safety of Betnovate-C cream during pregnancy. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, in case you have been prescribed this medicine, avoid using it on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Betnovate-C cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Betnovate-C cream should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of breastfeeding mothers as there can be chances of ingestion of this by the breastfed infant. Avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Betnovate-C cream?
A:
Betnovate-C cream is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle types of machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Betnovate-C cream?
A:
There is limited information available on the interactions of Betnovate-C cream when taken with alcohol. However, consuming alcohol might delay the healing and clearance of infection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction after applying this cream.
  • You have observed skin thinning, stretch marks or blood vessels visible under your skin.
  • You are applying this cream under an airtight dressing, including a child’s nappy ensure to clean the area before each dressing to prevent infections.
  • You are applying on a large surface area of skin for a long time, it can cause hormonal issues leading to weight gain, hair loss, skin wrinkling and skin dryness.
  • You have any other skin conditions.
  • You are applying it on your face.
  • Avoid applying this cream near the eyes or on eyelids, as cataracts or glaucoma may result if the cream repeatedly enters the eye.
  • Betnovate-C cream should not be used in children under one year of age, do not use it for nappy rash.

Directions for Use of BETNOVATE C CREAM 30GM

  • Use Betnovate-C cream as directed by your doctor. For external use only.
  • Apply it on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • A thin layer of cream should be applied. Gently rub this cream on the body surface.
  • Apply the cream only in the affected area.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine, unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Storage and disposal of BETNOVATE C CREAM 30GM

  • Store Betnovate C cream at room temperature away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep out of reach from children and pets.

Dosage of BETNOVATE C CREAM 30GM

Overdose

  • Betnovate-C cream is meant for external application, the cases of overdose are unlikely.
  • However, upon accidental ingestion, visit the nearest hospital or contact your doctor immediately.
  • If you have overapplied, wipe out the excess medicine with tissue or cotton.
  • Excessive use of this medicine for a prolonged duration is not advised as it can lead to hormonal issues.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed an application of Betnovate-C cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply to compensate for the missed application.

Mode of Action of BETNOVATE C CREAM 30GM

How Does It Work?

  • Betnovate-C cream contains betamethasone and clioquinol.
  • Betamethasone is a steroid used for application on the skin. It reduces the inflammation, swelling and redness of the skin by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers called prostaglandi...
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  • Clioquinol reduces skin infections caused by bacteria. It inhibits certain enzymes involved in the DNA synthesis of bacteria resulting in the death of bacteria. It is also effective against some funga...
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Interactions of BETNOVATE C CREAM 30GM

Interactions with other medicines

  • Betnovate-C cream 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 treatin...
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  • Some medicines may interfere with the Betnovate-C like vigabatrin (a medicine for the treatment of epilepsy), ritonavir (a medicine for the treatment of HIV) and itraconazole (a medicine for the treat...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use the Betnovate C cream for acne scars?

A: Betnovate C cream does not help in reducing acne scars. Do not use this medicine for the condition other than what it is prescribed.

Q: Can I use the Betnovate C cream for fairness?

A: Betnovate C cream does not have skin whitening action and does not help in improving complexation or induce fairness.

Q: Can Betnovate C be used for itching?

A: Betnovate C cream helps in reducing itching and redness of skin associated with eczema and other skin infection.

Q: Can I use Betnovate-C cream in children?

A: Consult your doctor before using this cream on the child. Do not use any medicine on a child without a paediatrician's advice.

Q: How to use Betnovate-C cream?

A: Apply Betnovate-C cream in a clean area by gently rubbing and let it firmly absorb into the skin. Always wash your hands before and after applying this medicine.

Q: Can I use Betnovate C cream on my face?

A: Your face is an area where the skin is very delicate and thin. Therefore, you should always consult your doctor before using Betnovate C cream directly on your face. Moreover, it also contains a steroid which can cause thinning of the skin.

Q: Can Betnovate-C cream be used for acne and pimples?

A: No, Betnovate-C cream should not be used for acne and pimples or any skin conditions for which the root cause is not clear. It can worsen acne. Betnovate-C cream should be used only if your doctor has prescribed it for you.

Q: Can Betnovate-C skin cream be used for burns?

A: No, Betnovate-C cream should not be used on burns and damaged skin.

Q: For how long can I use Betnovate C cream?

A: Use Betnovate C cream for the duration as prescribed by your doctor. Prolonged use for more than 4 weeks is not recommended as it contains a steroid. This steroid can be absorbed into the skin over prolonged use and result in skin damage and hormonal issues.

Q: Betnovate C cream has been expired. Can I use this expired medicine?

A: Do not use any medicine after the expiry date on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

Q: Can Betnovate C cream be used for dark spots?

A: No, Betnovate C cream cannot be used for treatment of dark spots.

Q: Can I use Betnovate C for ringworm?

A: No, it is not recommended to use this cream for ringworm. This cream should be used only for the conditions that it is prescribed for. Using the cream for any other conditions can lead to worsening of the skin disease. Hence it is important to consult a doctor and avoid self-medication.

Q: What is the difference between Betnovate C and Betnovate GM?

A: Betnovate-C cream contains a combination of betamethasone and clioquinol whereas Betnovate-GM cream contains a combination of gentamicin, betamethasone and miconazole. Both the medicines are used in various skin conditions such as eczema with bacterial or fungal infections. Based on the cause and your medical history, your doctor shall prescribe the suitable cream for you, do not self-medicate.

Q: Betnovate C vs Candid, which one of these is better?

A: Betnovate-C cream contains betamethasone and clioquinol whereas Candid cream contains clotrimazole as its active medicine. Both medicines are used in various skin diseases. Based on the cause and severity of the skin condition your doctor shall prescribe a cream for you. Avoid self-medication.

Q: Can I use Betnovate C for dark circles?

A: No, Betnovate C should not be used for dark circles.

Q: How many times a day can I use the Betnovate C?

A: You should apply the Betnovate C in exact amount and frequency as suggested by your doctor. The doctor adjusts the dose on the basis of an underlying condition. Do not use more of it and more often of it. Use the Betnovate C for as long as your doctor recommends only. And if the symptoms do not improve or get worsen even after applying it for 2-3 weeks, immediately talk to your doctor.

Q: Can we use Betnovate C in private parts?

A: Betnovate C is prescribed to treat the skin problem that you showed to your doctor. Do not use it on private parts, unless told by the doctor. It is usually meant for external application only and should be used exactly as advised by your doctor.

Q: How does Betnovate-C work?

A: Betnovate-C cream contains betamethasone and clioquinol.

Q: Is Betnovate C harmful for skin?

A: No, Betnovate C is not harmful to the skin if used in the exact way the doctor has prescribed you. Also, do not use this medicine for any other skin condition other than what it is prescribed for.

Q: Can I use Betnovate C on wounds?

A: You can use Betnovate C on wounds after consulting a doctor only. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine after examining your skin condition.

Q: What is the composition of Betnovate C?

A: The composition of Betnovate C contains a combination of betamethasone and clioquinol as its active ingredient.

Q: Can I use Betnovate C for psoriasis?

A: Yes, Betnovate C is effective in psoriasis. However, it should be used after consulting a doctor only.

Q: Can Betnovate C be used by pregnant women?

A: No, pregnant women should not use Betnovate C cream, unless told by the doctor. As, there is limited information available about the safety of Betnovate-C cream during pregnancy. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, in case you have been prescribed this medicine, avoid using it on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Q: Can I stop using Betnovate C cream on my own?

A: No, you should not stop using Betnovate C cream without consulting a doctor as it may worsen the condition or cause a recurring infection. You must use it for the prescribed duration only. Speak to your doctor if you do not feel any improvement even after a week.

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Last Updated on: 17 August 2022 | 5:00 PM (IST)

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