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  • Betacorten Scalp Application
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    Active Ingredient
    Betamethasone (as 17-valerate) 0.1%

    Status in Israel

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    30 ml

    full basket chart 344 2070


    Apply in the morning and evening. The dosage may be lowered when the condition of the skin starts to improve. After applying, do not cover the affected area.
    This solution is intended for use on the scalp skin only.


    Steroid-responsive dermatoses of scalp.


    Known hypersensitivity, fungal infections, tuberculosis of the skin, vaccinia, varicella, and herpes simplex. Should not be applied in the external auditory canal of patients with perforated eardrum. Not intended for ophthalmic use.

    Special Precautions

    Pregnancy and lactation, pediatrics. If sensitization or irritation occurs, discontinue use. In the presence of an infection, the use of an appropriate antifungal or antibacterial agent should be instituted. If a favorable response is not obtained, the use of this preparation should be temporarily discontinued. If extensive areas are treated or if the occlusive technique is used, the possibility exists of increased systemic absorption. Systemic absorption of topical corticosteroids has produced reversible HPA axis suppression, manifestations of Cushing’s syndrome, hyperglycemia and glucosuria in some patients. Such patients should be periodically evaluated for evidence of HPA axis suppression. Application to children should be limited to the least amount compatible with an effective therapeutic regimen.

    Side Effects

    Burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria.

    Drug interactions

    Phenytoin, barbiturates, carbamazepine, aminoglutethimide, rifampicin. Thiazide and loop diuretics, cardiac glycosides, acetazolamide. Oral hypoglycemics, insulin. Antihypertensives, anabolic steroids, ophthalmic idoxuridine, NSAID.

    Trima Israel Pharmaceutical Products Maabarot Ltd. Israel