Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline manufactures Betnovate-C Lotion.
The uses of Betnovate-C Lotion include:BETNOVATE is used to treat various inflammatory skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.
BETNOVATE belongs to a group of medicines known as corticosteroids, frequently called 'steroids'. They are not 'anabolic steroids' which are the steroids sometimes misused by athletes.
BETNOVATE works by reducing the inflammation in the affected area to reduce the redness and itchiness of the skin.
Do not use if:
You must not use BETNOVATE if:
#you have ever had an allergic reaction to Betamethasone Valerate, 'Beta™', 'Bivate™' or any of the ingredients listed toward the end of this leaflet. (See "Ingredients")
#you have acne or rosacea (severe flushing of the skin on and around the nose)
#you have chickenpox
#you have cold sores or genital herpes (herpes simplex virus)
the irritated area of skin is also infected.
the expiry date (EXP) printed on the pack has passed.
the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering
#Do not use BETNOVATE to treat dermatitis or other skin irritations around your mouth, genitals or anus, unless specifically told to do so by your doctor.
Do not let BETNOVATE lotion get in your eyes.
Tell your doctor if:
You must tell your doctor if:
#you are allergic to foods, dyes, preservatives or any other medicines.
#you are taking any other medicines, including medicines
#you buy without a prescription.
#you are breastfeeding, pregnant or trying to become pregnant.