About Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream
|Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream
|Betamethasone and clioquinol
|Patient Information Leaflet
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What is Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream?
Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream is a topical medication that comes in the form of a cream. It is used to treat eczema, a common skin condition that causes redness, itching, and inflammation. The cream contains two active ingredients, betamethasone and clioquinol, which work together to reduce the symptoms of eczema.
What is Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream used for?
Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream is used to relieve the symptoms of eczema, including itching, redness, and inflammation. It is a corticosteroid cream that works by reducing the body’s inflammatory response, thereby alleviating the discomfort associated with eczema.
How does Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream work?
Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream contains two active ingredients, betamethasone and clioquinol. Betamethasone is a corticosteroid that works by reducing the body’s inflammatory response, while clioquinol has antibacterial and antifungal properties. Together, these ingredients help to reduce the symptoms of eczema by relieving itching, redness, and inflammation.
Who is Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream suitable for?
Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream is suitable for adults and children over the age of 1 year who are suffering from eczema. It should be used under the guidance of a doctor or pharmacist, especially in children, to ensure the correct dosage and application.
How to apply Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream
- Wash your hands before and after applying the cream.
- Gently rub a thin layer of the cream into the affected area(s) of skin.
- Apply the cream once or twice a day, as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
It is important to use Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream for the full course of treatment, even if your symptoms improve before the end of the treatment period.
Buy Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream online from a UK pharmacy
You can buy Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream online from our online eczema & dermatitis treatment clinic by completing a free consultation. Once reviewed by a licensed pharmacist, your prescription will be issued and your medication delivered in discrete packaging.
Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream Side Effects
Common Side Effects
- Burning or stinging sensation at the application site
- Itching or irritation of the skin
Uncommon Side Effects
- Thinning of the skin
- Changes in skin pigmentation
Serious Side Effects
- Allergic reaction (rash, itching, swelling of the face or tongue)
- Severe skin irritation or rash
For a full list of side effects, please refer to the patient information leaflet.
Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream Ingredients
Active Ingredients: Betamethasone and clioquinol work together to reduce the symptoms of eczema.
Other ingredients: The cream also contains other inactive ingredients that help to form the cream base and preserve the medication. These ingredients are listed on the packaging and in the patient information leaflet.
- Do not use Betamethasone & Clioquinol Cream if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
- Avoid getting the cream in your eyes, and do not apply it to broken or infected skin.
- Do not cover the treated area with airtight dressings or bandages unless directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
- Do not use the cream for longer than the prescribed duration, as prolonged use can lead to skin thinning and other side effects.