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Indications of betamethasone?
Inflammatory skin conditions
Precautions of bethamethasone?
Diabetes - extensive systemic absorption may increase blood glucose levels
Adverse efects of betamethasone?
folliculitis, steroid rosacea, skin atrophy, delayed wound healing,
Dosage of betamethasone?
enough to cover the affected area 1-2 times daily
Counselling for betamethasone?
what is the lowest dose product?
Apply enough to cover affected areas. Smooth gently into skin, preferably after bathing.
Low dose = 0.05% (there is one which is 0.02%)
Indiccations for pimercrolimus?
Short-term or intermittent treatment of active mild-to-moderate eczema
Precautions for pimercrolimus?
- Skin infections at treatment site—do not use.
- Immunosuppression, skin cancer
- Severely inflammed or broken skin
Adverse effects of pimercrolimus?
local irritation, burning sensation, itch, skin infections
Dose of pimecrolimus?
Apply a think layer to affected area
Counselling of pimercrolimus?
Avoid contact with eyes, mouth and inside your nose.
Avoid exposure of treated areas to sun; wear protective clothing and use sunscreen.
Some people, while using this cream, have facial flushing or skin irritation after they drink alcohol. Tell your doctor if this happens to you.
- avoid using continuously for >6 weeks at a time
- stop treatment if condition deteriorates or there is no noticeable improvement after 6 weeks
- if irritation occurs, apply less frequently; if it persists or is severe, stop treatment
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