Betamethasone Cream is a corticosteroid used to treat inflammation and itchy manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive skin disease in patients starting the age of 13 and older. Simply means that it has various metabolic functions to use for redness, and swelling associated with many skin conditions.
Avoid to use if you are allergic to any component used in betamethasone cream. It is only used short term and avoid applying it near the eyes, face, genital and rectal areas, and skin folds as it may result to serious skin problem. It is strictly external use only but when applied in your eyes, immediately wash with cool tap water.
Also remember to ask assistance from your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or breast-feeding your baby, if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement, and allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances.
To apply, a thin amount of betamethasone cream to the affected skin areas only once or twice a day. It should not exceed 50g a week due to the potential for the drug to complicate the influence and interactions among endocrine glands in the body. It should be discontinued when treatment is not achieved.