What is Betamethasone Valerate?
Betamethasone Valerate cream is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Allergic Disorders, Skin Conditions, Ulcerative Colitis, Arthritis, Lupus, Psoriasis and other conditions.
Betamethasone Valerate cream contains Betamethasone as an active ingredient.
Betamethasone Valerate cream works by preventing late phase allergic reactions by decreasing chemicals causing allergy.
Detailed information related to Betamethasone Valerate cream’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Betamethasone Valerate cream Uses
Betamethasone Valerate cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Allergic Disorders
· Skin Conditions
· Ulcerative Colitis
Betamethasone Valerate cream Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Betamethasone Valerate cream improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Preventing late phase allergic reactions by decreasing chemicals causing allergy.
Betamethasone Valerate cream – Composition and Active Ingredients
Betamethasone Valerate cream is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Betamethasone Valerate cream – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Betamethasone Valerate cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Menstrual Irregularity
· For Cream Formulation Pruritus
· Swelling Due To Fluid Retention
· Psychotic Reactions
· Bone Fractures
Betamethasone Valerate cream – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Avoid excessive usage of cream in children
· Do not apply the cream near your eyes
· Do not swallow the cream
· Do not use a large amount of cream continuously on large areas of the body
· Do not use the cream on your face repetitively for more than 5 days
· Take betamethasone tablet by mouth with food or milk