Betagen Cream

Manufactured by: Psycormedies

Contains / Salt: Betamethasone + Gentamicin

Prescription Required

173 people have bought this recently

Betagen Cream

Manufactured by: Psycormedies

Contains / Salt: Betamethasone + Gentamicin

Prescription Required

173 people have bought this recently

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20 gm Cream in 1 Tube

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Betagen Information

Betagen, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Cream. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines. Secondary and off-label uses of Betagen have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Betagen depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The side effects typically associated with Betagen include Skin Rash. While these are the most often observed Betagen side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Betagen are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Betagen's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Safe while nursing. Warnings related to Betagen's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Betagen is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB) as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Betagen are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Betagen with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Betagen, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Betagen Benefits & Uses
  2. Betagen Dosage & How to Take
  3. Betagen Side Effects
  4. Betagen Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Betagen with Other Drugs
  6. Betagen Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Betagen
  8. Betagen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Betagen Benefits & Uses

Betagen is used to treat the following -

  1. Allergy Primary
  2. Asthma Primary
  3. Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines Primary
  4. Rheumatic Disorder Primary
  5. Skin Disorders Primary
  6. Nephrotic Syndrome Primary
  7. Inflammatory Disease Primary
  8. Itching
  9. Dermatitis
  10. Psoriasis
  11. Contact Dermatitis
  12. Seborrheic Dermatitis
  13. Eczema
  14. Eyelid Inflammation
  15. Swollen Eyes
  16. Uveitis
  17. Bacterial Infections
  18. Endocarditis
  19. Meningitis
  20. Pseudomonas Infections
  21. Klebsiella Infections
  22. Eye Infections
  23. Brucellosis
  24. Burns
  25. Cystic Fibrosis
  26. Osteomyelitis
  27. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  28. Peritonitis
  29. Plague
  30. Pneumonia Primary
  31. Tularemia
  32. Septic Arthritis
  33. Cellulitis
  34. Impetigo
  35. Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  36. Ear Infection
  37. Endometritis

Betagen Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Betagen

Betamethasone
Gentamicin

Betagen Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Betagen is used -

  1. Electrolyte imbalance
  2. Bone degradation
  3. Increased risk of infection
  4. Increased blood pressure
  5. Altered bone growth
  6. Skin scar
  7. Cataract Moderate
  8. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  9. Skin Thinning
  10. Skin Rash Common
  11. Dry Skin
  12. Flushing
  13. Blisters on skin
  14. Acne
  15. Bone Fracture
  16. Bradycardia
  17. Erythema
  18. Constipation Moderate
  19. Gastritis Moderate
  20. Nausea or vomiting
  21. Allergic reaction
  22. Rash
  23. Diarrhoea
  24. Headache Rare
  25. Urticaria
  26. Fatigue Rare
  27. Skin redness
  28. Vertigo Rare
  29. Weakness
  30. Ringing in ears
  31. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

Betagen Related Warnings

Is the use of Betagen safe for pregnant women?

Betagen has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Betagen without medical advice.

Is the use of Betagen safe during breastfeeding?

Betagen is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

What is the effect of Betagen on the Kidneys?

Betagen may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

What is the effect of Betagen on the Liver?

Betagen is completely safe for the liver.

What is the effect of Betagen on the Heart?

Using Betagen does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

Severe Interaction of Betagen with Other Drugs

Betagen should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Betagen Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Betagen unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Infections
  4. Scleroderma
  5. Dehydration
  6. Tuberculosis (TB)
  7. Diabetes
  8. Diaper Rash
  9. Heart Disease
  10. Depression
  11. Crohn's Disease
  12. Ulcerative Colitis
  13. Gastritis
  14. Parkinson's Disease
  15. Kidney Disease
  16. Dehydration

Frequently asked Questions about Betagen

Is this Betagen habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Betagen is addictive.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Betagen you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Is it safe?

Betagen is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Betagen cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

Betagen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Betagen

Taking Betagen with food does not cause any problems.

Interaction between Alcohol and Betagen

Information about the interaction of Betagen and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Betagen FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Betagen a pain-killer?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Betagen is not a pain-killer. It belongs to the class of drug called steroids, which helps in relieving the symptoms of allergies and inflammation.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Betagen cause stomach upset?

Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

Yes, Betagen can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this drug but the exact reason of stomach cramp is not known. Please inform your doctor if you are experiencing stomach upset after taking this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Betagen safe to use?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Betagen is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects are observed at therapeutic doses such as fluid retention (swelling in your hands or ankles), increased appetite, increased sweating, and stomach upset. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Betagen with antibiotic?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Betagen can be taken with an antibiotic. Taking Betagen with a certain antibiotic (Clarithromycin) can treat H.Pylori associated stomach infection. However, it is best to consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.

Question about 2 years ago

How to take Betagen?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

Betagen comes as a tablet and solution and it should be taken by mouth once daily or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with hypertension (BP), ulcerative colitis, osteoporosis, glaucoma, diabetes, and peptic ulcer. Your doctor may tell you to follow low-salt, potassium-rich, or high-protein diet if you are taking Betagen. A topical form of this drug (Cream, Ointment) should be applied gently on affected area 1 - 2 times daily as directed by the doctor.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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