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BET-CL (Cream)

Manufactured by: Acme Laboratories Ltd.

Betamethasone 0.05% + Clotrimazole 1% Topical Similar medicine

BET-CL is indicated for

  • Inflammed tinea pedis
  • tinea cruris
  • tinea corporis.

Precautions and warnings

Systemic absorption of betamethasone may result in suppression of the hypothalmic-pituitary-adrenal axis; prolonged or excessive use may increase systemic absorption of the drug. Monitor for signs of infection. Safety and efficacy have not been established in children

Side-effects

  • Dry skin
  • burning sensation at the site of application
  • paresthesia
  • oedema
  • rash
  • secondary infections
  • stinging
  • skin atrophy.

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity.

Mode of actions

Betamethasone dipropionate is a corticosteroid that prevents and reduce inflammation by depressing the migration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and fibroblasts; reversing capillary permeability and lysosomal stabilisation at the cellular level. Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent that binds to phospholipids in the fungal cell membrane. It causes loss of essential intracellular components by altering cell wall permeability.

Dosage & Administration

Adult: Topical: Apply twice daily. Recommended duration: Up to 2 wk (tinea corporis and tinea cruris) and 4 wk (tinea pedis). Max: 45 g/wk.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks

Pack Size & Price

10gm tube Price : ৳29

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