Betamil Cream (Betamethasone Dipropionate USP)
What is Betamil Cream (Betamethasone Dipropionate USP) used for?
Betamil Cream (Betamethasone Dipropionate USP) is a topical corticosteroid prescribed to patients suffering from inflammatory skin conditions. The medication operates by preventing the release of enzymes that cause the swelling and irritation associated with these conditions. This action makes it useful for treating eczema, psoriasis, or allergic reactions. Your physician may also prescribe the medication for treating other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Betamil Cream (Betamethasone Dipropionate USP)?
Betamil Cream (Betamethasone Dipropionate USP) is normally administered once or twice each day, but your particular instructions will be determined by your physician based on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. To apply the cream rinse the skin to remove any dirt or loose skin, apply a small amount of medication to the affected area, gently massage it into the skin, and allow any excess medication to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water after each use to prevent the cream from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Betamil Cream (Betamethasone Dipropionate USP)?
Some patients using Betamil Cream (Betamethasone Dipropionate USP) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention include irregular heartbeats, fatigue, insomnia, unusual weight gain, severe burning, or intense pain. Contact your physician as soon as you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure any necessary alterations are made to your application frequency to prevent more complications from occurring.
Do not apply Betamil Cream (Betamethasone Dipropionate USP) to skin that is broken or severely damaged, if you are allergic to betamethasone, or if you have widespread psoriasis. Also inform your physician if you have any chronic health conditions that may cause unexpected problems during treatment to make sure any necessary alterations are made to your regimen to prevent further complications from appearing.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Betamil Cream (Betamethasone Dipropionate USP). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.