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Betaderm Side Effects
Hey I recently used betaderm USP on my face fo 20 to 25 days. I am not using it now. W.ill there still be some side effects from nthe last use.
Betamethasone: Betaderm is a brand of betamethasone sold in UK. Depending upon formulation (acetate vs dipropionate vs valerate), it's potency ranges from medium-low to high potency. We typically don't recommend high potency for use on face unless monitored closely by Dermatologist given risk for side effects (hopefully none if only 3wks use). Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/betaderm-side-effects. Html. ...Read more
How long should betaderm scalp lotion be used for? I only apply it once a day to the entire scalp. Is two weeks sufficient? I'm scared of side effects.
Yes: Once the scalp is clear, you no longer need to use it. I'd only be concerned if this needs be used daily for more than 6 months. It is important to find out what is causing your scalp problem if you need betaderm to control the lesions regularly. Suggest that you consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Yes: You can, but don't exceed recommended dosage for either, especially betaderm, should be under doctor's supervision ...Read more
Stop picking: It sounds like you won't leave it alone. See your doctor and stop putting all that stuff on your scalp. You may do more harm than good. ...Read more
I'm using betaderm scalp lotion for 6 days now on my entire scalp. Now I notice a localized region on the scalp keeps blistering without physical diff?
Got itching white patch just below my testicles. Any medication for it. I've used betaderm ointment, is this good or bad practice.
Got itching white patch (small) just below my testicles. Any medication for it. I've used betaderm ointment. Is it a good practice or I should avoid.
Antifungal: This is a warm moist area that increases the risk for minor skin fungal overgrowth, that becomes itchy and is often associated with white patches. Try hairdryer to area after shower, then apply antifungal powder or lotion. Nystatin, lotrimine are antifungals, available at most pharmacies over the counter. Be well. ...Read more
I was just curious...I noticed isopropyl alcohol is one of the added ingredients in betaderm scalp lotion. What is the isopropyl alcohol added for?
Relax: It is a common solvent. It will not hurt you. Do not drink it. ...Read more
I applied a bit of baby oil yesterday to my hair and scalp after washing due to winter dryness. Can I still apply my betaderm scalp lotion today?
Scalp lotion: Yes you can apply betaderm scalp lotion today. ...Read more
My doctor sent me for urine test as part of yearly physical. Can my betaderm/clotrimaderm cream I'm applying interfere with my urine test results?
Not if the cream: Is external and you don't contaminate the specimen with it. ...Read more
I got eczema and I was treated with betaderm dz after that I got excessive facial hair and blackish marks around mouth does it lasts for life time?
Is there any other rash that has a dot every 1cm in a line that is not scabes? No puss and only on hands for 2 months now. Tried betaderm fucidin
Fungal rash?: Do you remember working in the garden when the rash started? There is a fungal infection called sporotrichosis that causes a linear, painless nodules in a linear fashion. If you've been scratched by an animal that had the fungus on its claws, you can get this infection as well. The best thing would be to see your physician and possibly have it cultured. ...Read more
The dermatologist prescribed betaderm scalp lotion for my painfully inflamed and irritated scalp however one hour after application scalp feels numb?!
Means it is working:
Betaderm contains Betamethasone a potent steroid cream and is used for irritated and itchy scalp due to skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis and seborrhea
numb feeling you have is because it has started working and your underlying symptoms of irritation is going. ...Read more
I have a rash on my hand. Some dots follow a line with a dot every 1cm. Do only bites describe that or could it be viral. Tried fucidin betaderm zozirax?
Daughter has skin colored bumpy itchy rash spreading on body tried betaderm & aquaphor. Not working. Allergy meds don't help either. What could it be?
There are several inflammatory rashes that appear frequently in children and a proper diagnosis is helpful in not only giving the right treatment but avoiding unnecessary treatment. In the derm word, a picture is indeed better than a thousand word. The rash could be eczema, requiring steroid cream.
For the other common rash, see link. ...Read more
Prescribed betaderm/clotrimaderm cream for yeast infection. My foreskin is getting dry. Is this cuz I'm applying too much? Doc told me only thin film.
No steroids: The betaderm part of the cream you're using contains a steroid, which can cause problems when applied to delicate tissues like the foreskin. In addition, steroids can stimulate the growth of yeast. It would be better to use a pure antifungal cream (e.g. Clotrimaderm) without the steroid component. ...Read more