Betamil Gm Cream is a combination medicament, primarily prescribed to treat skin infections. It usually alleviates the associated symptoms like redness, itching and swelling.
This cream contains an essential glucocorticoid which is a class of medication that acts as a steroid. It is a crucial component in the treatment of bacterial and fungal infections.
This medicine is available as a cream that gets absorbed into the skin and enters the blood. The reduction of inflammation by modification of the immune response of the body to various conditions is the method of working of this corticosteroid.
This medication has minimum mineralocorticoid action as it is a potent glucocorticoid. The medicine inhibits the migration of leukocytes and decreases inflammation by reducing the permeability of capillaries and makes them resistant to prostaglandins and other inflammatory mediators.
Since the ointment is steroidal, using it for removing pimples of the face and dark spots including an increase in acne, facial hair, and sensitivity to the sunlight. The patient must be careful while consuming the medicine.
Betamil is primarily used for the following condition:
Allergy And Inflammation
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect usually lasts for about 5-7 hours depending on the temperatures and the amount one sweats.
What is the onset of action?
The effect is almost felt instantaneously and a soothing effect is felt within minutes of application.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Some studies show that it may cause some minor side effects may be observed hence consult your doctor before you start medications.
Is it habit forming?
No, it is not habit forming, however, you are suggested to complete the given course, so that the symptoms do not resurface.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
No there are no harmful effects seen during breast feeding due to this drug.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Yes, no interaction are found with alcohol.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Yes, it is safe to drive while using this medication
Does this affect kidney function?
No, this does not affect kidney functions.
Does this affect liver function?
No, this does not affect liver functions
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If the time of the missed dose is not very much then you can apply the medication, else you can skip the does and carry on normally the next time. Do not over apply to make up for the missed dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
If you over apply the cream simply wipe off the excess. If incase you consume it, then report it to the nearest emergency room.
This medication is a potent glucocorticoid with minimal mineralocorticoid action. It decreases inflammation by inhibiting the migration of leukocytes and reduces the permeability of capillaries and inhibiting prostaglandins and other inflammatory mediators. Also, It works by binding to the 30S subunit of the bacterial ribosomes thus inhibits the protein synthesis in the bacteria and stops the growth of the bacteria. Lastly, it works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol which is an important component of fungi cell membrane by inhibiting cytochrome P450 14-alpha-demethylase enzyme, thus helps in inhibiting the growth of the organism.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
It is not know to interact with alcohol, however drink with moderation as yeast inhibits fungus growth.
Interaction with Medicine
The following interaction have to be avoided while under medications. The combination of these drugs may be severe, such as BCG, Mifepristone, Rifampicin and Clotrimazole. consult your doctor before you combine any drugs.
Interaction with Disease
It is not advised to use this medication if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. If you have liver infections, dehydration, Tuberculosis, Myocardial infarctions, Ocular herpes, Electrolyte imbalance etc.
Interaction with Food
There is no harmful interactions with food.
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