Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline manufactures Becoderm C.
The uses of Becoderm C include:
BECODERM-C CREAM is used to treat eczema and dermatitis. It can help you to control patches of dry, red, itchy, flaky or inflamed skin caused by eczema and dermatitis.
BECODERM-C CREAM contains clobetasone butyrate. Clobetasone butyrate is a topical corticosteroid. It is used to control inflammation of the skin. BECODERM-C CREAM works to stop the skin's over-reaction to the triggers that cause skin flare-ups. It suppresses the inflammation that causes eczema or dermatitis. BECODERM-C CREAM cream base also has moisturising properties.
Do not use if you have an allergy to BECODERM-C CREAM or any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet.
Do not use the cream on the wrong skin conditions. It could make it worse.
If you are not sure what is causing your skin problem, ask your pharmacist or doctor.
Do not use this cream (or any other corticosteroid) on:
Broken or infected skin: like cold sores, herpes, chicken pox, impetigo, ringworm, athlete's foot or thrush.
Psoriasis: this needs to be managed by your doctor.
Acne: spots or pimples
Seborrhoeic dermatitis: this involves areas of skin where this cream should not be used.
Ulcerated skin, or if you suffer from poor circulation in the area of skin to be treated.
In or near the eyes
For more than 7 days unless a doctor has told you to
Under waterproof bandages
If you have any of these conditions, ask your healthcare professional for advice.
Do not use other corticosteroids (like hydrocortisone) on the skin while you are using this cream. You would be doubling the dose.
Do not use BECODERM-C CREAM after the expiry date (EXP) printed on the pack. If you use this medicine after the expiry date has passed, it may not work as well or it may give an entirely unexpected effect.
Do not give BECODERM-C CREAM to anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms to you.
Do not use BECODERM-C CREAM:
on children under 12 years of age
if you are pregnant or may be pregnant
if you are breastfeeding
to treat any other conditions other than eczema and dermatitis unless advised by your doctor.
Do not use BECODERM-C CREAM if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.