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Betsalic Oint

By EAST WEST PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
20g Ointment in Tube
77.20*
MRP 96.50
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Betsalic Oint Description

Betsalic Ointment is a topical preparation used for the treatment of various inflammatory skin conditions such as dry fishy skin, itching, swelling, skin hardening, etc. It contains betamethasone and

salicyclic acid as active ingredient. Betsalic acts by inhibiting the action of inflammatory substance within the body and softening the top layer of the skin by facilitating the desired action. Apply this Ointment as directed by your doctor. Wash your hands and area of application before applying. You should not used this Ointment for any other condition other than it is prescribed for. Inform your doctor about all the medical condition and medication history, before starting this treatment.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹77.20
You Save₹19.30 (20% on MRP)
ContainsBetamethasone(0.064 %) + Salicylic Acid(3.0 %)
UsesInflammatory skin condition
Side effectsBurning, itching, irritation, skin peeling
TherapyDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
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Uses of Betsalic Oint

Betsalic Ointment is used for the treatment of various inflammatory skin conditions such as keratosis (skin hardening), ichthysis (itching due to dry skin), lichen planus (rash, swelling and irritatio...
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Contraindications of Betsalic Oint

  • If you are allergic to betamethasone, salicyclic acid or any other ingredient of Betsalic Ointment.
  • If you have pimples, itching without redness of skin, mouth, perianal or genital itching.
  • If you have some viral, bacterial or fungal infections of the skin.
  • If you have any other skin conditions such as nappy rash, cold sores, chickenpox, etc.

Side effects of Betsalic Oint

  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Dryness
  • Skin peeling
  • Inflammation of hair follicle (foliculitis)

Precautions and Warnings of Betsalic Oint

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Betsalic Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Betsalic Ointment on pregnancy. This medicine is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin is too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a pregnant woman.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Betsalic Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the passing of Betsalic Ointment into the breast milk. Thus, it is recommended to avoid applying this medicince on breast while breast feeding. Talk to your doctor for more information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Betsalic Ointment?
A:
As Betsalic Ointment is a topical medicine, it is unlikely to affect the ability to drive and operate machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Betsalic Ointment?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Betsalic Ointment with alcohol but you should avoid taking alcohol in excessive amount.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had a previous allergic reaction with any other steroid.
  • You develop irritation or superinfection after using this Ointment.
  • Your symptoms do not improve within 7 days of treatment.
  • This Ointment should not be applied to eyes, mouth, open wounds or face. In case of such an exposure, you should wash the affected part with lots of water.
  • Use with this cream to be limited to 5 days in children or when applied on the face.
  • You experience any visual disturbance after applying this Ointment.

Mode of Action of Betsalic Oint

How Does It Work?

  • Betamethasone is a topical steroid that attaches to steroid receptors present on cells. It acts by stopping the inflammatory process and decrease the production of substances causing inflammation. As ...
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  • Salicylic acid acts by softening the top layer of the skin, and enables the betamethasone to penetrates easily and perform its action.

Directions for Use of Betsalic Oint

  • Use this medicine as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only, apply it on 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 Betsalic Oint

Interactions with other medicines

Since Betsalic Ointment 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 tr...
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Storage and disposal of Betsalic Oint

  • Store Betsalic Ointment at ir below 25° C.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Recap the Ointment after each use tightly.

Dosage of Betsalic Oint

Overdose

As Betsalic Ointment is meant for external application cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have app...
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Missed a Dose

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

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Betsalic Ointment be used for pimples or acne?

A: No, Betsalic Ointment 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 I stop taking Betsalic Ointment when I feel better?

A: No, you should continue using Betsalic Ointment for as long as advised by your treating physician, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may reduce early but it takes time for the infection to be completely healed.

Q: What should I do if my eyes come in contact with Betsalic Ointment?

A: If you get Ointment 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.
Product Details
Brand
BETSALIC
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 04:24 PM (IST)

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