Q: Can Betnovate-GM cream be used on the face for spots?
A: No, you should not use Betnovate-GM cream without consulting your doctor. Dark spots can be due to several reasons like stress and hormonal changes due to age or pregnancy, healing of pimples, insect bite or injury or due to some medication. You should consult your doctor, he/she will examine your skin condition and then decide if this cream should be prescribed or not.
Q: Can Betnovate GM Cream be used for pimples or acne?
A: No, Betnovate GM 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. It should only be used if your doctor prescribes the medicine.
Q: Can we apply Betnovate-GM cream on the 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-GM cream directly on your face. Moreover, it contains a steroid which can cause thinning of the skin.
Q: How will I come to if I am allergic to Betnovate-GM Cream?
A: If you are allergic to Betnovate-GM cream, you may develop one or more of the following symptoms immediately after applying or within a short time - swelling, redness and itching at the site of application, difficulty in breathing, dizziness. In such a case, you should visit an emergency medical facility.
Q: Can I stop applying Betnovate-GM cream on my own?
A: No, you should continue using Betnovate-GM cream for as long as advised by your treating physician, even if you feel better.
Q: Can Betnovate-GM cream be used in children above 2 years?
A: Children have more delicate skin as compared to adults. Hence, Betnovate-GM cream may be absorbed in large amounts leading to side effects. It is advised to use this medication in children only if a specialist prescribes it. It is also important to use it exactly as described by the doctor.
Q: How to use Betnovate-GM cream?
A: Apply a thin layer on a clean and dry area and gently rub it and let it firmly absorb into the skin. Always wash your hands before and after applying this medicine, unless your hands are the area to be treated.
Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Betnovate-GM cream?
A: If you get any cream in your eyes, rinse with water straight away. Keep your eyes open when you rinse. If you still feel any discomfort contact a doctor or visit a hospital right away.
Q: Are there any side effects of Betnovate-GM cream?
A: You may experience redness, itching, irritation, burning sensation or pain, blister formation or skin peeling at the area where Betnovate-GM cream is applied.
Q: What if I have missed to apply Betnovate-GM cream?
A: Missing a dose of Betnovate GM cream may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment, thus you must follow the prescribed instructions for optimal results. If you have missed any application, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply the cream just to compensate for the missed one.