Belogent is a drug intended for external use, has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action.
Release form and composition
Belogent is made in the form of cream and ointment.
Cream Belogent has white color, does not contain mechanical inclusions. 1 g of cream contains 500 mcg of betamethasone and 1 mg of gentamicin in the form of sulfate. Medications are sodium dihydrogen phosphate monohydrate, soft white paraffin, cetostearyl alcohol, phosphoric acid, chlorocresol, water, macrogol cetostearate, sodium hydroxide. Let out cream Belogent in aluminum tubes of 15, 20, 30 or 40 g.
Ointment Belogent has white color, homogeneous, translucent. 1 g of ointment contains 500 mcg of betamethasone and 1 mg of gentamicin in the form of sulfate. Auxiliary components of the ointment are soft white paraffin, liquid paraffin. In aluminum tubes of 15, 20, 30 or 40 g.
Indications for use
According to the instructions, Belogent is indicated for the treatment of inflammatory and allergic skin diseases that can be treated with glucocorticosteroids, and for which they are accompanied by a bacterial infection, or there is a risk of infection with diseases such as:
- Atopic dermatitis;
- Contact dermatitis;
- Allergic dermatitis;
- Diffuse atopic dermatitis;
- Seborrheic dermatitis;
- Lichen planus;
- Itching in the anal or genital area;
- Infected dermatitis, including those developed due to insect bites.
According to the instructions, Belogent is contraindicated in the following cases:
- Skin symptoms of syphilis;
- Trophic ulcers;
- Acne vulgaris;
- Viral infections of the skin;
- Hypersensitivity to the active or auxiliary components of the drug;
- Skin reactions to vaccine use;
Dosing and Administration
Cream and ointment Belogent designed exclusively for external use.
The drug is applied in a thin layer, sufficient to cover the affected surface of the skin, slightly rubbing. The frequency of application - 2 times a day. On areas where the drug is easily erased or with a denser skin (elbows, palms, feet), more frequent use of Belogent is allowed.
The duration of continuous therapy with Belogent should not exceed 1 month.
In order to avoid possible recurrences of chronic diseases, it is recommended to continue using the medication for some time after the symptoms disappear. If necessary, the treatment with Belogent can be repeated after a while.
Belogent cream is intended for the treatment of acute and weeping skin diseases.
The ointment is mainly used for the treatment of subacute and chronic dermatoses, including scaly and dry lichenized diseases.
The use of Belogent is mainly positively tolerated by patients, and the side effects are mild.
The most common side effects are skin reactions:
- Hyperemia, itching and burning of the skin;
- Acne-like phenomena;
- Skin atrophy;
With the development of hypersensitivity reactions and side effects, it is recommended to stop treatment with Belogent and consult a doctor for the selection of alternative therapy.
With long-term use of the drug, especially in children, on large areas of the skin, applied to the skin with impaired integrity or under an occlusive dressing may increase the severity of side effects caused by increased adsorption of gentamicin or betamethasone. It should be noted that the development of such phenomena is extremely rare, however, they require the cessation of treatment with Belogent, and symptomatic treatment.
Belogent should not be used on the face for a long time, as the development of acne, perioral dermatitis and rosacea is possible.
You should avoid getting the medication in the eye area and on the mucous membranes, as this may contribute to the development of glaucoma, cataracts, fungal eye infections or cause an exacerbation of herpes infection.
On such parts of the body where there is a natural occlusion, the use of Belogent should be as short as possible, since the occurrence of stretch marks is not excluded.
In the case of the development of a fungal infection on the skin, it is recommended to prescribe an additional antifungal drugs to the patient.
Belogent can be used in children from 1 year, however, treatment should be carried out with maximum caution and be as short as possible.
It is not recommended to use the drug in children under bandages and plasticized diapers, as this enhances the adsorption of the drug and increases the likelihood of side effects.
The use of ointment or cream Belogent pregnant women, but only in cases where the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risks to the fetus. In such cases, the drug should be used with caution, if possible confine to small areas of the skin and keep the time of application to a minimum.
While breastfeeding a baby, Belogent can also be used, but only if there are strict indications. In this case, before feeding, you can not apply the medicine on the skin of the breast.
The following drugs are structural analogues of Belogent:
- Celestoderm-B with garamycin.
Terms and conditions of storage
According to the instructions, Belogent recommended to store in a dark, out of reach of children. The shelf life of the cream and ointment is 4 years.