Betnovate-N Cream : Clioquinol, Betamethasone
Betnovate-N Cream/Ointment contains Betamethasone (a corticosteroid used for reducing inflammation) and Clioquinol (an antibacterial agent that is effective against both mild bacterial and mild fungal infections). Betnovate-N of betamethasone and clioquinol is used to treat inflammatory skin disorders.
Active Ingredients : Clioquinol, Betamethasone
Size : 15 g / tube
Betnovate-N (Betamethasone Valerate/Clioquinol) is a combination of 2 active ingredients, betamethasone and clioquinol, which is used to treat inflammatory skin disorders which are either infected or likely to become infected. Conditions it is prescribed to treat include eczema, contact dermatitis, discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), psoriasis, infected insect bites, genital or perianal intertrigo and other related conditions.
Betamethasone Valerate is type of medicine called a corticosteroid.
Corticosteroids are medicines used for reducing inflammation.
Inflammation of the skin happens due to the irritation of the skin, and is caused by the release of various substances that are important in the immune system. These substances cause blood vessels to widen, resulting in the irritated area becoming red, swollen, itchy and painful.
This cream prevents the release of inflammatory substances, thereby relieving swelling and redness caused by skin conditions.
This cream also contains Clioquinol, which is an antibacterial agent that is effective against both mild bacterial and mild fungal infections.
Dosage and Administration
Betnovate-N (Betamethasone Valerate/Clioquinol) is applied directly to the affected area, exactly as prescribed by your doctor. You must consult your doctor, and ask him or her how often you need to apply it. Your doctor will decide how often application is required, as well as how long treatment is required for. This decision is usually based on the severity of the condition being treated.