Betnovate S

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    • Country of Origin: India

    Betnovate S Information

    Betnovate S is a prescription drug, available for use as Ointment. Other than this, Betnovate S has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Betnovate S. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Common side effects of Betnovate S include Skin Rash. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Betnovate S as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Betnovate S normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Betnovate S's effect is Unknown during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. In addition, Betnovate S's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Betnovate S related warnings section.

    Betnovate S can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Betnovate S in conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB). Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Betnovate S contraindications section.

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

    In addition to the above precautions for Betnovate S, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Betnovate S Benefits & Uses

    Betnovate S is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Betnovate S 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


    Betnovate S Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Betnovate S 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

    Betnovate S Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Betnovate S safe for pregnant women?


      The effects of Betnovate S on pregnant women are unknown since no research has been done to ascertain it yet.

    • Is the use of Betnovate S safe during breastfeeding?


      No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Betnovate S on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Betnovate S will cause side effects or not.

    • What is the effect of Betnovate S on the Kidneys?


      Very few cases of side effects of Betnovate S on kidney have been reported.

    • What is the effect of Betnovate S on the Liver?


      Betnovate S is completely safe for the liver.

    • What is the effect of Betnovate S on the Heart?


      Side effects of Betnovate S rarely affect the heart.



    Severe Interaction of Betnovate S with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Betnovate S Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Betnovate S

    • Is this Betnovate S habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Betnovate S is addictive.

    Betnovate S Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Betnovate S


      Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Betnovate S together with food.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Betnovate S


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



    Frequently asked Questions about Betnovate S

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Betnovate S without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    No, Betnovate S is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because Betnovate S suppresses the immune system which lowers the immunity that can lead to infection to the patient. Hence patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Does Betnovate S cause stomach upset?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Betnovate S 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 over 3 years ago

    Can I take Betnovate S With Paracetamol?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Betnovate S can be taken with paracetamol. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any unpleasant effects then consult your doctor.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Betnovate S raise blood pressure?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Yes, long-term use of Betnovate S can raise blood pressure because Betnovate S can increase sodium levels in your body as well as fluid retention can lead to increased blood pressure. If your blood pressure is uncontrolled after taking this medicine then inform your doctor immediately and follow his/her instructions.

    Question about 4 years ago

    What is Betnovate S?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Betnovate S is a brand name of betamethasone. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medicine called steroids (corticosteroid). It comes in form of tablet, solution, injection and topical cream. It has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Betnovate S is used in the treatment of inflammatory joint diseases, multiple sclerosis, inflammation, allergic conditions, and adrenal insufficiency. It is also used to diagnose Cushing's syndrome.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 362-370

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 289

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

    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Cortival (betamethasone valerate)

    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Diprosone® Ov (betamethasone dipropionate)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 889



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