Beloderm - a drug used in the treatment of skin diseases.
Release form and composition
Beloderm is produced in the form of a white homogeneous cream, which does not contain mechanical impurities, in 15, 20, 30 and 40 g of aluminum tubes.
One gram of cream contains 640 mcg of betamethasone dipropionate and the following excipients - phosphoric acid, chlorocresol, macrogol cetostearate, sodium dihydrogen phosphate monohydrate, cetostearyl alcohol, vaseline, sodium hydroxide, water and mineral oil.
Beloderm is also produced in the form of a translucent white homogeneous 0.05% ointment, in aluminum tubes of 15, 20, 30 and 40 g. One gram of ointment contains 640 mcg of betamethasone dipropionate and auxiliary substances - petroleum jelly and mineral oil.
Indications for use
In accordance with an instruction Beloderm administered in cases of neurodermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, non-allergic, atopic, allergic and contact dermatitis, lichen planus, discoid lupus erythematosus, cutaneous pruritus various etiologies, reactions to insect bites, exudative erythema multiforme and bullous dermatoses.
Beloderma is contraindicated in children younger than 6 months old, with open wounds, chicken pox and acne vulgaris, skin tuberculosis, rosacea, trophic ulcers and skin manifestations of syphilis. Also, the drug is not prescribed in cases of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the tool, skin tumors and subcutaneous structures, skin post-vaccination reactions, viral, fungal and bacterial infections.
Dosing and Administration
The drug is applied externally, applying a thin layer on the affected area of the skin, gently rubbing twice a day. Beloderm on elbows, feet or palms, as well as skin areas from which the product is easily erased, it is desirable to apply more often.
The duration of therapy is on average 3-4 weeks. In cases of chronic diseases, as well as in order to prevent recurrence, the drug must be continued to use for several more days after all the symptoms have completely disappeared.
The instructions to Beloderm indicated that the remedy in rare cases causes redness, burning, itching, striae, atrophy and secondary infections of the skin, hypertrichosis, acne-like changes, telangiectasia and hypopigmentation.
Application Beloderma should be short when using the tool on the skin of the face, inguinal folds and underarms.
It is not recommended to apply the product around the eye area, as there is a high probability of getting an ointment or cream directly on the mucous membrane, which can serve the development of cataracts, fungal infections, glaucoma or lead to an exacerbation of herpes infection.
Synonyms of the remedies are the preparations Betliben, Celestoderm-B, Akriderm and Zelederm. Analogs of Beloderma are such medications as:
Terms and conditions of storage
Based on the instructions, Beloderm should be stored in a dry place inaccessible to children and light, at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.
Release the drug from pharmacies without a prescription. The shelf life of the drug is four years. After the expiration date Beloderm must be disposed of.