Categories: Antifungal drugs, Skin Care Treatment
Betnovate (or Betamethasone valerate) belongs to a group of corticosteroids. It is a cream for external application and is placed in aluminum tubes of 20g. It is also made in the form of ointment placed in a tube of 100g, and nasal and eye drops in a tube of 100ml. Betamethasone is its active ingredient.
Betnovate is very effective in treatment of different skin diseases. It cures inflammatory dermatoses, neurodermatoses, seborrhoeic dermatitis. It is helpful against eczema both in adults and children, including discoid and atopic eczemas, psoriasis, prurigo nodularis. It heales contact sensitivity reactions.
Betnovate may be used along with systemic steroid therapy as an adjunct. It should be applied as directed by your doctor. It’s usually used 2-3 times a day, and when the results appear – 1 time a day. Children apply it one time a day. Betnovate should not be used on large body areas for a long time (which means for weeks or months) or in larger amounts than prescribed.