Some preparations of betamethasone also contain an ingredient called salicylic acid.
If you have an allergy to betamethasone or any other part of betamethasone cream, gel, and ointment.
Your risk of this condition is increased if you use topical betamethasone for a long period of time, such as several days or longer, or over a large part of your body.
This can lead to side effects of too much corticosteroid. The qualification ions for every compound must be found and must at least include one precursor ion and two daughter ions. However, do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms or for diaper rash unless directed to do so by your doctor. Use this medication only for the condition for which it was prescribed. The dosage and length of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated.
Tell your doctor right away if any of the following side effects occur unusual extreme tiredness, weight loss, headache, swelling ankles feet, increased thirst urination, vision problems. A rating for the strength of the evidence supporting each drug interaction. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
If you have a history of liver disease, you may have a higher risk of liver failure within the first 6 months of treatment with this drug.
Exposure to substances such as pollen, pet fur, house dust or insect bites can cause some people to produce an excess of a chemical called histamine.
It should not be used by breastfeeding women because of the potential harm it may cause to a nursing infant.
Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. To do so may cause unwanted side effects or skin irritation. Topical corticosteroids can be absorbed through normal intact skin.