Betasalic Ointment

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Betamethasone (0.064 % w/w) + Salicylic Acid (3 % w/w)
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    Betasalic Ointment Information

    Betasalic Ointment is a prescription drug, available for use as Ointment. The alternative uses of Betasalic Ointment have also been explained below.

    The optimal dosage of Betasalic Ointment is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    The most common side effects of Betasalic Ointment are Skin Rash. While these are the most often observed Betasalic Ointment side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Betasalic Ointment go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Betasalic Ointment is Unknown for pregnant women and Unknown for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Betasalic Ointment has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Betasalic Ointment related warnings section.

    Betasalic Ointment can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Betasalic Ointment in conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB). Some other conditions that can be affected by Betasalic Ointment are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug reaction of Betasalic Ointment with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

    You should also be aware that Betasalic Ointment is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Betasalic Ointment Benefits & Uses

    Betasalic Ointment is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Betasalic Ointment Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Psoriasis
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
    • Dosage Form: Ointment
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Psoriasis
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
    • Dosage Form: Ointment
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Betasalic Ointment Side Effects

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

    Severe

    • Electrolyte imbalance
    • Bone degradation
    • Increased risk of infection
    • Skin Thinning
    • Bone Fracture
    • Bradycardia

    Moderate

    Mild

    • Dry Skin
    • Flushing
    • Blisters on skin
    • Acne
    • Skin irritation
    • Itching or burning
    • Swelling

    Common

    Betasalic Ointment Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Betasalic Ointment safe for pregnant women?


      It is not known what effect Betasalic Ointment will have on pregnant women, because no research work has been carried out on this till date.

    • Is the use of Betasalic Ointment safe during breastfeeding?


      In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Betasalic Ointment in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Betasalic Ointment is unavailable.

    • What is the effect of Betasalic Ointment on the Kidneys?


      Betasalic Ointment rarely harms the kidneys.

    • What is the effect of Betasalic Ointment on the Liver?


      There are no any side effects of Betasalic Ointment on the liver.

    • What is the effect of Betasalic Ointment on the Heart?


      Betasalic Ointment may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.



    Severe Interaction of Betasalic Ointment with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Betasalic Ointment Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Betasalic Ointment

    • Is this Betasalic Ointment habit forming or addictive?


      Betasalic Ointment is not addictive in nature.

    Betasalic Ointment Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Betasalic Ointment


      There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Betasalic Ointment with food.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Betasalic Ointment


      Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Betasalic Ointment.



    Frequently asked Questions about Betasalic Ointment

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How does Betasalic Ointment work?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Betasalic Ointment works by suppressing the body's normal immune response to inflammation which is responsible for symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. This results in decreased inflammation and provides relief from the symptoms associated with it.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Is Betasalic Ointment a pain-killer?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Betasalic Ointment 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 4 years ago

    Is Betasalic Ointment safe to use?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Betasalic Ointment 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 almost 4 years ago

    How to take Betasalic Ointment?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Betasalic Ointment 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 Betasalic Ointment. A topical form of this drug (Cream, Ointment) should be applied gently on affected area 1 - 2 times daily as directed by the doctor.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Does Betasalic Ointment cause constipation?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Betasalic Ointment can cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing any unpleasant effects after taking this medicine, please consult your doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.



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    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Celestone® (betamethasone)

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