Betamethasone Valerate Generic Name & Formulations
Betamethasone valerate 0.1%; crm; oint; lotion.
Betamethasone Valerate Indications
Betamethasone Valerate Dosage and Administration
Adults and Children
Apply thin film to affected area 1–3 times daily. Lotion: Apply and massage a few drops to affected area twice daily (AM & PM).
Betamethasone Valerate Contraindications
Betamethasone Valerate Boxed Warnings
Betamethasone Valerate Warnings/Precautions
Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Do not use near eyes, or on diaper dermatitis or pre-existing skin atrophy. Avoid abrupt cessation in chronic use. Systemic absorption increased by broken or inflamed skin, prolonged use, application to large surface area, or use of occlusive dressings. Discontinue or reduce dose or potency if HPA axis suppression, Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, glucosuria, or irritation occurs. Use lowest effective dose and potency (esp. in children). Do not use continuously or for prophylaxis. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Betamethasone Valerate Pharmacokinetics
Betamethasone Valerate Interactions
Betamethasone Valerate Adverse Reactions
Burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria; HPA axis suppression (esp. in children).
Betamethasone Valerate Clinical Trials
Betamethasone Valerate Note
Formerly known under the brand name Valisone.
Betamethasone Valerate Patient Counseling