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No: Betnovate is a strong topical steroid that should not be used on the face for excessive periods of time. While the anti-inflammatory benefits will help to reduce immediate inflammation, prolonged use can lead to thinning of the skin, atrophy (sinking in), discoloration, and small blood vessel formation. It is better to use topical preparations like benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. ...Read more
Topical steroid: First know why you have these dark spots on the face, Betnovate is a steroid cream, it may thin the skin. Do not use unless the examining physician tells you to do so. ...Read more
My mum uses betnovate n cream at night for past 15 years. she has no problems with using it. Is it safe?
I met with a small accident. I have wounds on my elbow and palms. I have betnovate n and cloben f at home. Shall i apply that on wounds. ?
It is a steroid: this topical steroid also contains an antibiotic ointment neomycin. It should be used sparingly for no more than 2 weeks on a rash as prescribed. If it is causing you to break out or you are allergic to the neomycin (which is not uncommon), then stop it and see your dermatologist ...Read more
I'm using betnovate n and salibet ointment together to treat acne. I apply it overnight. Is it fine? Will it treat acne or is it harmful?
See answer: Steroids are not the first line drug for Acne. You shd not use steroids on your own and consult a dermatologist to understand and use right medicines which he will prescribe. He will also be able to answer all your questions as lots of myths abound. If u have to use something on ur own, look for a preparation of benzoyl peroxide 5-10% and check it on the inside of ur wrist for any reactions. ...Read more
Will not affect them: Betnovate cream/ointment used carefully may reduce any active inflammation (redness), but won't improve the scarring. If the scars are raised or red, try any silicone-based scar gel. Or consider fractionated or ablative laser resurfacing (my preference is sciton profractional xc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I use Betnovate-N for dark spots caused by heat boils or acne or pimples and I am having a oily skin?
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