Betgenta Cream 20 gm
East West Pharma
Betgenta Cream 20 gm is a combination medicine of antibiotics and steroids used to treat bacterial skin infections. Bacterial skin infections include eczema (inflamed, itchy, cracked, and rough skin patches), psoriasis (uneven or bumpy red patches covered with white scales), and dermatitis (itchy inflammation of the skin). A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria grow in the body and cause infection. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly.
Betgenta Cream 20 gm is a combination of two drugs: Betamethasone (corticosteroid) and Gentamicin (antibiotic). Betamethasone belongs to the class of corticosteroids, which blocks prostaglandins production (chemical messengers) that make the affected area red, swollen and itchy. On the other hand, Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic that prevents the synthesis of essential proteins required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions. It has broad-spectrum activity against aerobic Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
You are advised to use Betgenta Cream 20 gm for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition. Avoid contact of Betgenta Cream 20 gm with the nose, ears, mouth or eyes. In case Betgenta Cream 20 gm comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. You may sometimes experience itching, irritation, or burning sensation at the application site. Most of these side effects of Betgenta Cream 20 gm do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before using Betgenta Cream 20 gm. Apply Betgenta Cream 20 gm with caution near the eyes as Betgenta Cream 20 gm may lead to glaucoma if it gets into the eye. Do not cover or wrap the treated area with bandages unless advised by your doctor. Avoid smoking or going near naked flames as the fabric (bedding, clothing, dressings) in contact with Betgenta Cream 20 gm catches fire and burns easily, which is a serious fire hazard.
Bacterial skin infections
Betgenta Cream 20 gm is a combination of two drugs, Betamethasone and Gentamicin, which reduce swelling, itching, and redness caused due to bacterial skin infections. Betamethasone is a corticosteroid that blocks prostaglandins' production (chemical messengers), making the affected area red, swollen, and itchy. Betamethasone effectively treats inflammation and itchiness. Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic that prevents bacteria from synthesising essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Collectively, Betgenta Cream 20 gm used to treat various bacterial skin infections, such as eczema (inflamed, itchy, cracked, and rough skin patches), psoriasis (skin cells multiply rapidly to form bumpy (uneven) red patches covered with white scales), and dermatitis (itchy inflammation of the skin).
Do not use Betgenta Cream 20 gm if you are allergic to Betamethasone, Gentamicin, or other medicines. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Betgenta Cream 20 gm. Do not use Betgenta Cream 20 gm on children unless prescribed by the doctor. Do not wrap or cover the treated area with bandages unless advised by your doctor, as it may increase the risk of side effects. Do not use Betgenta Cream 20 gm in more than prescribed doses or on a large area of skin for a longer duration, as it may cause side effects and makes skin more sensitive to Betgenta Cream 20 gm. Do not swallow Betgenta Cream 20 gm. In case of accidental swallowing, please consult a doctor. If you have acne, perioral dermatitis (redness and swelling of the skin around the mouth), rosacea (redness and often red, small, pus-filled bumps on the face), glaucoma, cataracts, ear or eye infections due to fungus, a hole in the eardrum, syphilis (a bacterial infection), chickenpox or sores, athlete’s foot, broken veins or skin ulcers, tuberculosis, please inform your doctor before taking Betgenta Cream 20 gm.
Drug-Drug Interaction: No interactions found.
Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions found.
Drug-Disease Interaction: No interactions found.
Interaction of Betgenta Cream 20 gm with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while using Betgenta Cream 20 gm.
If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before using Betgenta Cream 20 gm.
If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before using Betgenta Cream 20 gm. Do not apply Betgenta Cream 20 gm on the breast.
Betgenta Cream 20 gm may not affect your driving ability.
If you have any concerns regarding the use of Betgenta Cream 20 gm in patients with liver problems, please consult your doctor.
If you have any concerns regarding the use of Betgenta Cream 20 gm in patients with kidney problems, please consult your doctor.
Betgenta Cream 20 gm should be used with caution in children if prescribed by a doctor.
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Bacterial skin infection: This is a skin condition in which the immune system becomes triggered and disordered, causing inflammation, dry skin, itching, and a skin rash that appears purple or grey or red. Eczema is caused due to change in the gene, which forms filaggrin (protein). This protein gets damaged due to the bacterial infection damaging the skin barrier, allowing bacteria to cause dry, itchy, and allergic skin.
Betgenta Cream 20 gm
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