Medicine : Betzee (15gm)

Name:Betzee (15gm)
Type:Cream
Manufacturer:Apex Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Betamethasone , Zinc
Composition:Betamethasone(0.05%w/w) , Zinc(2.5%w/w)
Substitutes:betzee (15gm) , betzee (15gm)


Generic ( Betamethasone )



Typical use Of Betamethasone :Replacement Therapy: Adrenal Insufficiency. Adrenogenital Syndrome.Nonendocrine Diseases: Rheumatoid Arthirits. Osteoarthritis, Acute Gouty Arthirits. Collagen Diseases E.g. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Dermatomyositis, Nephritic Syndrome, Glomerulonephritis And Related Diseases.Severe Allergic Reactions E.g. Anaphylaxis, Angioneurotic Edema, Urticaria And Serum Sickness And Related Diseases.Autoimmune Diseases E.g. Haemolytic Anaemia, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Active Chronic Hepatitis And Related Diseases.Other Lung Diseases E.g. Pulmonary Edema, Accelerate Lung Maturation And Surfactant Production In The Foetus And Prevent Respiratory Distress Syndrome At Birth.Infective Diseases E.g. Severe Forms Of Tuberculosis, Severe Lepra Reaction, Certain Forms Of Bacterial Meningitis And Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia With Hypoxia In AIDS Patients Along With Proper Antibiotic Cover.Eye Diseases E.g. Inflammatory Ocular Diseases, Allergic Conjunctivitis, Iritis, Iridocyclitis, Keratitis, Retinitis, Optic Neuritis, Uveitis.Skin Diseases E.g. Eczematous Skin Diseases. Pemphigus Vulgaris, Exfoliative Dermatitis, Stevens Johnson Syndrome.Intestinal Diseases E.g. Ulcerative Colitis, Crohns Disease, Coeliac Disease Are Chronic Inflammatory Intestinal Diseases.Cerebral Edema.Malignancies E.g. Acute Lymphatic Leukaemia, Hodgkins And Other Lymphomas. Hormone Responsive Breast Carcinoma.Organ Transplantation And Skin Allograft.Septic Shock.Thyroid Storm.
Mechanism of action of Betamethasone :Betamethasone Is A Glucocorticoid Receptor Agonist. This Leads To Changes In Genetic Expression Once This Complex Binds To The GRE. The Antiinflammatory Actions Of Corticosteroids Are Thought To Involve Lipocortins, Phospholipase A2 Inhibitory Proteins Which, Through Inhibits Arachidonic Acid, Control The Biosynthesis Of Prostaglandins And Leukotrienes.
Drug Interaction of Betamethasone :Betamethasone Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Amphotericin B, Carbamazepine, Lofexidine, Metyrosine, Oxandrolone, Perindopril, Phenytoin (Na), Rifampicin. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Betamethasone :Atrophy, Steroid Purpura, Steroid Purpura, Skin Fragility, Angioedema, Perioral Dermatitis, Vertigo, Headache, Diarrhea, Fever, Anxiety, Constipation, Abdominal Pain, Sweating, Erythema, Hypotension, Arthralgia, Acne, Hypersensitivity Reactions, Menstrual Irregularity, Cataract, Hypertrichosis, Pigmentation, Superficial Blood Vessels Dilatation, Local Hypopigmentation.

INTERACTIONS OF BETAMETHASONE


How Betamethasone will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Betamethasone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Betamethasone

No Studies Found






Generic ( Zinc )



Typical use Of Zinc :Zinc Is Used To Treat Zinc Deficiency, Which May Result In Slow Growth In Infants And Children, Delayed Sexual Development In Adolescents And Impotence In Men; Hair Loss, Diarrhea, Eye And Skin Sores, Loss Of Appetite, Weight Loss, Problems With Wound Healing, Decreased Ability To Taste Food, And Lower Alertness Levels.
Mechanism of action of Zinc :The Exact Mechanism Of Action Is Not Known. However, Zinc Is Important For Immunity Against Infections. Zinc Is Needed For The Proper Growth And Maintenance Of The Human Body. It Helps Speed Recovery From The Common Cold And Reduces Its Symptoms, And Eye Disease That Gradually Causes Vision Loss.
Drug Interaction of Zinc :Zinc May Interact With Drugs Such As Quinolone (ciprofloxacin) Or Tetracycline Antibiotics (tetracycline), Penicillamine (a Drug Used To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis), And Thiazide Diuretics (such As Chlorthalidone And Hydrochlorothiazide). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Zinc :Taking Too Much Of Zinc Above The Recommended Amounts May Cause Urge To Vomit, Vomiting, Loss Of Appetite, Stomach Cramps, Diarrhea, And Headaches. Prolonged Use Of Too Much Zinc May Cause Low Copper Levels, Lower Immunity, And Low Levels Of HDL Cholesterol (the “good” Cholesterol).

INTERACTIONS OF ZINC


How Zinc will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Zinc will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Zinc

No Studies Found