Betnovate scalp application betamethasone Inflammation of the skin is caused by the release of various substances produced by the immune system.
These substances cause blood vessels to widen, resulting in the irritated area becoming red, swollen, itchy and painful, as is seen in dermatitis or eczema. ADVERTISEMENT CONTINUE READING BELOW When betamethasone is coach outlet gonzales louisiana applied to the skin it works by acting inside the skin cells to decrease the release of the inflammatory substances. This reduces swelling, redness and itching. There is a range of potencies of corticosteroids applied to the skin. Betamethasone valerate 0.1% is classed as a potent corticosteroid. It is prescribed to treat inflammatory skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis that have not responded to weaker corticosteroids. Betnovate scalp application is thinner and easier to apply to the scalp than Betnovate ointment or cream. It is used to treat inflammatory disorders of the scalp. How do I use Betnovate scalp application?Betnovate scalp application should be applied to the scalp twice a day (morning and night) to begin with. You can rub the liquid into your scalp if you wish, but then leave it to dry naturally (don't use a hairdryer). The betamethasone will be left on the scalp it should not be washed off. Rinse with cold water if accidental contact occurs. Repeat courses maybe necessary to control flare ups of psoriasis or eczema, but should only be started on the advice of your doctor. Things to know about Betnovate scalp application before usingBetnovate scalp application contains flammable alcohol. Do not apply it near naked flames or lit objects, such as gas and electric fires and lit cigarettes, or near other sources of heat such as hairdryers. This increases the risk of local side effects such as skin thinning, and those on other parts of the body, such as a decrease in the production of natural hormones by the adrenal glands. For this reason, continuous, long term use of this medicine should be avoided wherever possible, particularly in children and on large areas of skin. You should only cover the affected area if instructed by your doctor. Psoriasis. If you have been prescribed this medicine to treat psoriasis you should have regular check ups with your doctor. Skin infected with viruses (eg chickenpox, shingles), fungi (eg ringworm) or bacteria (eg impetigo). This medicine should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy. If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately. Can I use Betnovate scalp application while pregnant or breastfeeding? Certain medicines should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. However, other medicines coach outlet locations zurich may be safely used in pregnancy or breastfeeding providing the benefits to the mother outweigh the risks to the unborn baby. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, before using any medicine. This medicine should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding unless considered essential by your doctor. If it is prescribed by your doctor it should not be used on large areas of skin, coach outlet purses quilted underneath dressings, or for prolonged periods of time. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. Just because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect. If you think you have experienced a side effect, did you know you can report this using the yellow card website? How can Betnovate scalp application affect other medicines?This medicine is not known to affect other medicines. However, as with all medicines, it is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist what medicines you are already using, including those bought without a prescription and herbal medicines, coach outlet stores mercedes texas before you start treatment with this medicine. Similarly, check with your doctor or pharmacist before using any new medicines while using this one, to make sure that the combination is safe. If you are using other topical medicines on the same area of skin it is recommended that you leave several minutes between applying each product.
This is to allow each product time to be absorbed and avoid them mixing on the skin. If you apply moisturisers shortly before or after applying this medicine these can dilute the corticosteroid and potentially make it less effective. Try to apply your moisturisers at a different time of day, or at least 30 minutes before or after this medicine.
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