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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

Betamethasone's systemic absorption can depress the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and prolonged or excessive use can increase the drug's systemic absorption. Keep an eye out for signs of illness. Children's safety and efficacy are yet to be determined.

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 inhibits the migration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and fibroblasts, reverses capillary permeability, and stabilizes lysosomes at the cellular level, preventing and reducing inflammation. Clotrimazole is a fungal antifungal drug that binds to phospholipids in the cell membrane of the fungus. By changing cell wall permeability, it causes the loss of critical intracellular components.

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

Although animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women, but during pregnancy, this medicine can be used just when definitely required despite potential risks.

Mothers with a newborn baby who have used this drug during the last 3 months of pregnancy may seldom create symptoms including drowsiness, muscle stiffness or shakiness, feeding or breathing troubles, constant crying. If you notice any of these symptoms of your baby's particularly during their first month, tell the doctor immediately.

This medicine passes into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before breastfeeding.

Pack Size & Price

10gm tube Price : ৳29

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