Betaderm is a corticosteroid medication used to manage or alleviate skin symptoms, such as itching, scaling or inflammation, associated with inflammatory skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema. This medicine is used to the affected skin area. Patients should consult a physician before starting to use this medication to go over possible Betaderm unwanted effects.
It should not be used on the face, groin or underarms unless specifically directed by a physician. Before applying Betaderm ointment, it is necessary to wash and dry the affected area. Betaderm ought to be implemented in a thin layer and rubbed in. Unless recommended by a doctor bandages, wraps and covers aren’t advised.
Using Betaderm sometimes causes side effects, such as burning, stinging, itching, irritation, redness or dryness of the epidermis. These side effects decrease as the body becomes used to the medicine, if the side effects are persistent or severe, but contacting a physician is recommended. Rarely, patients using Betaderm absorb much into their bloodstream of the medicine. This causes symptoms which have extreme or unusual tiredness, headache, weight loss, swelling of the ankles or feet, eyesight problems and increased thirst. These symptoms are more likely to occur in children or in patients using Betaderm on large areas of the body.
Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: stretch marks, skin care thinning/discoloration, acne, extreme/unwanted hair growth, “hair bumps” (folliculitis). Rarely, it is possible this medication will be absorbed by the skin. This can result in side effects of corticosteroid. These side effects are more likely in individuals using this medicine or over large areas of the skin, and in children.
This medicine is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., psoriasis, psoriasis, allergies, and rash). Betamethasone reduces the swelling, itching, and inflammation that could occur in these sorts of conditions. This medicine is a corticosteroid.
To use Betaderm Cream
Use this medication on the skin only. Do not use it on underarms, groin, or the face unless directed to do so by your health care provider. Wash and dry your hands before using. Apply a thin film of medication to the affected area and rub in times per day or as directed by your doctor. Don’t bandage, pay, or wrap the area unless directed to do so by your doctor.
Do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants if used in the diaper area in a baby. Unless you’re using this medicine after applying the medication, wash your hands. When applying this medicine near the eyes, avoid getting it in the eyes because this lead to or may worsen illness. Additionally, avoid getting this medicine in the mouth or nose. Rinse with loads of water if you get the medication in these areas. Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens following 2 weeks.
Use this medicine exactly because it’s been prescribed by your physician, or as directed on the label. Don’t use the medication or for longer than recommended.
Do not cover treated skin areas using covering or a bandage unless the physician has told you to. If you are handling the diaper area of a kid, don’t use plastic pants or tight-fitting diapers. Covering the skin that is treated with topical can increase the total amount of the medication the skin absorbs, which might lead to side effects. Follow your doctor’s directions. Avoid using this medicine close to your eyes, or in your areas where you have skin folds or thin skin.