Betnovate (Betamethasone Valerate / Clioquinol)
What is Betnovate (Betamethasone Valerate / Clioquinol) used for?
Betnovate (Betamethasone Valerate/Clioquinol) is a combination of two active ingredients, which is used to treat skin disorders, such as eczema, dermatitis, neurodermatitis, psoriasis, prurigo nodularis and various other conditions. The active ingredient betamethasone valerate is a type of corticosteroid, which helps to decrease inflammation, itching and redness. Clioquinol, the other active ingredient, has antifungal and antibacterial properties, and helps to prevent fungi and bacteria from growing and spreading.
How should I use Betnovate (Betamethasone Valerate / Clioquinol)?
Betnovate (Betamethasone Valerate/Clioquinol) is applied to the area of the skin requiring treatment. Patients should follow the instructions of their physician, and apply a thin layer to the area requiring treatment. The frequency and length of treatment required vary, and your physician will decide the length of time you require treatment. Follow all instructions provided to you by your physician.
What are the side effects of Betnovate (Betamethasone Valerate / Clioquinol)?
Betnovate (Betamethasone Valerate/Clioquinol) may cause:
Consult your physician immediately if you notice any of these side effects, or any other side effects.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Betnovate (Betamethasone Valerate/Clioquinol). 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 any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.