Betamethasone 0.1% Cream / Ointment


  • Relieves Flare-Ups Of Eczema And Dermatitis
  • Soothes Itchy, Red, Dry Skin
  • Active Ingredient: Clobetasone Butyrate
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Betamethasone cream and ointment are effective topical treatments for inflamed skin. Using the active ingredient known as betamethasone, the cream will reduce any itching and redness associated with common skin conditions such as Eczema, Psoriasis and Dermatitis.

Betamethasone cream is an unbranded version of Betnovate and both contain the same active ingredient.

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Betamethasone 30g

Betamethasone 30g belongs to a group of medicines called steroids that reduce swelling and irritation. It is primarily used to help reduce redness and itchiness of certain skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.

As well as being available as a cream or ointment, Betamethasone 30g is also available as:

  • Lotions
  • Scalp treatments
  • Medicated plasters

Betamethasone 30g is usually prescribed when other medicines have not worked. This is because Betamethasone is stronger than other medications such as hydrocortisone creams.

Betamethasone Gel 30g

You should not use Betamethasone Gel 30g:

  • If you are allergic to betamethasone gel 30g or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet.
  • On a child under the age of one.
  • To treat any of the following skin problems, using it could make them worse:
    • Acne
    • Severe flushing of skin on and around your nose
    • Spotty red rash around your mouth
    • Itching around your back passage or private parts
    • Infected skin (unless the infection is being treated with anti-infective medicine at the same time)
    • Itchy skin which is not inflamed

Do not use Betamethasone Gel 30g if any of the above apply to you. If you are unsure, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

Betamethasone Cream 30g

Like with all medicine, Betamethasone Cream 30g Side Effects can occur but these aren’t experienced by everyone. If you experience any of these Betamethasone Cream 30g side effects, especially if any of them are getting progressively worse, immediately stop and speak to your doctor as soon as possible.

Below is a list of Betamethasone Cream 30g Side Effects experienced more, or less when people have used Betamethasone Cream/Ointment. For a full list, please refer to the patient information leaflet.

Common Side Effects

  • A feeling of burning, pain, irritation or itching where the cream is applied.

Very Rare Side Effects

  • An increased risk of infection
  • An allergic reaction where the cream is applied
  • Rash, itching bumpy skin or redness of the skin
  • Thinning and dryness of the skin and may also damage or wrinkle more easily
  • Stretch marks may develop
  • Blood vessels under the surface of your skin may become more visible
  • An increase or reduction in hair growth or hair loss, as well as changes in skin colour
  • Weight gain, rounding of the face
  • Delayed weight gain or slowing of growth in children
  • Bones can become thin, weak or break easily
  • Cataracts or glaucoma
  • Decreased cortisol in the blood
  • Increased blood sugar levels or sugar in the urine
  • High blood pressure

30g Betamethasone 0.025

How to Store 30g Betamethasone 0.0025

  • Keep 30g Betamethasone 0.025 out of the reach of children
  • Do not use 30g Betamethasone 0.025 after the expiry date which is stated on the tube or carton. The expiry date relates to the last day of that month.
  • Do not store above 25oC
  • Do not throw away 30g Betamethasone 0.025 via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use.

Betamethasone Valerate Cream 30g

What Betamethasone Valerate Cream 30g contains (contents of the pack and other information)

  • The active ingredient is betamethasone valerate. Each 1g contains 1mg of betamethasone (0.1% w/w) as valerate. The other ingredients are chlorocresol, cetomacrogol 1000, cetostearyl alcohol, white soft paraffin, liquid paraffin, sodium acid phosphate, phosphoric acid, sodium hydroxide and purified water.

Within each carton of Betamethasone Valerate Cream 30g is a tube with a plastic screw cap, which contains either 30g or 100g of cream.

Betamethasone Valerate 0.1 Cream 30g

If you are planning on using Betamethasone Valerate 0.1 Cream 30g you should first inform your doctor if you have recently taken or might take other medication. This is especially important if you are taking ritonavir and itraconazole medications.

If you are pregnant or are breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor before using Betamethasone Valerate 0.1 Cream 30g.

Betamethasone Valerate 0.1 Ointment 30g

Some key facts about Betamethasone Valerate 0.1 Ointment 30g…

  • You should only ever use a steroid skin treatment if your doctor has prescribed it to you. Never use someone else’s Betamethasone Valerate 0.1 Ointment 30g.
  • It’s important to follow instructions when using a steroid skin treatment. This reduces the chances of experiencing side effects.
  • Only use Betamethasone Valerate 0.1 Ointment 30g on your face if your doctor has given you instructions to do so.
  • Skin conditions such as impetigo, rosacea and acne will not improve using Betamethasone Valerate 0.1 Ointment 30g.
  • Betamethasone is available under many different brand names including Audavate, Bettamousse, Betesil, Fucibet, Xemacort and Diprosone.

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Betamethasone Valerate 30g

A common question we get is “How long will I use Betamethasone Valerate 30g for?”

The majority of people will only have to use the cream/ointment for a short period of time. As soon as you think your skin is better, stop using this medicine. Sometimes you may only need to use Betamethasone Valerate 30g for a couple of days.

When using the cream/ointment, tell your doctor if your skin suddenly starts to get worse or does not improve within two to four weeks of use. If you use more than the recommended amount of Betamethasone Valerate 30g it is unlikely to cause any harm.

Betamethasone Valerate 30g Over The Counter

Can you buy Betamethasone Valerate 30g Over the Counter?

The most convenient way to purchase this medication is online at My Pharmacy. However, Betamethasone is a prescription only medication (POM) and therefore requires a valid UK doctor’s prescription in order to purchase.

If you have any further questions about purchasing Betamethasone Valerate 30g Over the counter, please email us and our customer support team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Betamethasone Ointment Dosage

The recommended Betamethasone Ointment Dosage is no more than once or twice a day. This will eventually be reduced as your skin starts to get better. You should not use more than the prescribe Betamethasone Ointment dosage.

For children ages one to ten years old there is an included graphic in the patient information leaflet that displays the recommended Betamethasone Ointment Dosage for that age group.

Betamethasone Ointment For Eczema

Atopic eczema is the most common form of eczema, a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, dry and cracked. When using Betamethasone Ointment for eczema its primary purpose is to help reduce the itchiness and redness of eczema.

Eczema is usually a chronic condition, although it can improve significantly over time, or even clear completely. Betamethasone Ointment for Eczema is just one of the many topical corticosteroids that can be prescribed. There are different strengths of treatments including:

  • Very mild (hydrocortisone)
  • Moderate (Betamethasone valerate and clobetasone butyrate)
  • Strong ( a higher dose of Betamethasone valerate and betamethasone diproprionate)
  • Very strong (clobetasol proprionate and diflucortolone valterate)

Atopic Eczema Overview – NHS Website


Atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis) is the most common form of eczema, a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, dry and cracked.

Atopic eczema is more common in children, often developing before their first birthday. But it may also develop for the first time in adults.

It’s usually a long-term (chronic) condition, although it can improve significantly, or even clear completely, in some children as they get older.

Symptoms of atopic eczema
Atopic eczema causes the skin to become itchy, dry, cracked and sore.

Some people only have small patches of dry skin, but others may experience widespread inflamed skin all over the body.

Inflamed skin can become red on lighter skin, and darker brown, purple or grey on darker skin. This can also be more difficult to see on darker skin.

Although atopic eczema can affect any part of the body, it most often affects the hands, insides of the elbows, backs of the knees and the face and scalp in children.

People with atopic eczema usually have periods when symptoms are less noticeable, as well as periods when symptoms become more severe (flare-ups).

When to seek medical advice
See a GP if you have symptoms of atopic eczema. They’ll usually be able to diagnose atopic eczema by looking at your skin and asking questions, such as:

whether the rash is itchy and where it appears
when the symptoms first began
whether it comes and goes over time
whether there’s a history of atopic eczema in your family
whether you have any other conditions, such as allergies or asthma
whether something in your diet or lifestyle may be contributing to your symptoms
Typically, to be diagnosed with atopic eczema you should have had an itchy skin condition in the last 12 months and 3 or more of the following:

visibly irritated red skin in the creases of your skin – such as the insides of your elbows or behind your knees (or on the cheeks, outsides of elbows, or fronts of the knees in children aged 18 months or under) at the time of examination by a health professional
a history of skin irritation occurring in the same areas mentioned above
generally dry skin in the last 12 months
a history of asthma or hay fever – children under 4 must have an immediate relative, such as a parent, brother or sister, who has 1 of these conditions
the condition started before the age of 2 (this does not apply to children under the age of 4)
Causes of atopic eczema
The exact cause of atopic eczema is unknown, but it’s clear it is not down to one single thing.

Atopic eczema often occurs in people who get allergies. “Atopic” means sensitivity to allergens.

It can run in families, and often develops alongside other conditions, such as asthma and hay fever.

The symptoms of atopic eczema often have certain triggers, such as soaps, detergents, stress and the weather.

Sometimes food allergies can play a part, especially in young children with severe eczema.

You may be asked to keep a food diary to try to determine whether a specific food makes your symptoms worse.

Allergy tests are not usually needed, although they’re sometimes helpful in identifying whether a food allergy may be triggering symptoms.

Treating atopic eczema
Treatment for atopic eczema can help to relieve the symptoms and many cases improve over time.

But there’s currently no cure and severe eczema often has a significant impact on daily life, which may be difficult to cope with physically and mentally.

There’s also an increased risk of skin infections.

Many different treatments can be used to control symptoms and manage eczema, including:

self-care techniques, such as reducing scratching and avoiding triggers
emollients (moisturising treatments) – used on a daily basis for dry skin
topical corticosteroids – used to reduce swelling, redness and itching during flare-ups
Other types of eczema
Eczema is the name for a group of skin conditions that cause dry, irritated skin.

Other types of eczema include:

discoid eczema – a type of eczema that occurs in circular or oval patches on the skin
contact dermatitis – a type of eczema that occurs when the body comes into contact with a particular substance
varicose eczema – a type of eczema that most often affects the lower legs and is caused by problems with the flow of blood through the leg veins
seborrhoeic eczema – a type of eczema where red, scaly patches develop on the sides of the nose, eyebrows, ears and scalp
dyshidrotic eczema (pompholyx) – a type of eczema that causes tiny blisters to erupt across the palms of the hands

Side Effects

Side effects are uncommon when using Betamethasone cream, however some potential side effects can include:

– A burning sensation when the cream is applied
– Increased itchiness when the cream is applied
– Propylene glycol can cause allergic reactions in some people
– Cetostearyl alcohol can cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis)
– Chlorocresol can also cause allergic reactions.

If you have any concerns regarding any of the information listed above, or you experience a side effect no on this list, then cease usage and speak to your doctor as soon as possible.

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