Betasalic Ointment 20gm

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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 20gm Information

    Betasalic Ointment 20gm, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Ointment. Other than this, Betasalic Ointment 20gm has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Betasalic Ointment 20gm. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Betasalic Ointment 20gm also has some side effects, the most common being Skin Rash. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Betasalic Ointment 20gm as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Betasalic Ointment 20gm are usually temporary and subside with the completion of 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 20gm is Unknown for pregnant women and Unknown for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Betasalic Ointment 20gm's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Betasalic Ointment 20gm is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB) as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Betasalic Ointment 20gm have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Betasalic Ointment 20gm may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Betasalic Ointment 20gm, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Betasalic Ointment 20gm Benefits & Uses

    Betasalic Ointment 20gm is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Betasalic Ointment 20gm 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 20gm Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Betasalic Ointment 20gm 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 20gm Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Betasalic Ointment 20gm 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 20gm 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 20gm on the Kidneys?


      Betasalic Ointment rarely harms the kidneys.

    • What is the effect of Betasalic Ointment 20gm on the Liver?


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

    • What is the effect of Betasalic Ointment 20gm 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 20gm with Other Drugs

    Betasalic Ointment 20gm should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Betasalic Ointment 20gm Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Betasalic Ointment 20gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Betasalic Ointment 20gm

    • Is this Betasalic Ointment 20gm habit forming or addictive?


      Betasalic Ointment 20gm is not addictive in nature.

    Betasalic Ointment 20gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Betasalic Ointment 20gm


      There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Betasalic Ointment 20gm with food.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Betasalic Ointment 20gm


      Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Betasalic Ointment 20gm.



    Frequently asked Questions about Betasalic Ointment 20gm

    Question about 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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