Beta Val Cream

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Beta Val Cream

Generic: Betamethasone (bay-ta-METH-a-sone) Valerate

Manufacturer: RSM/Dhadha

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The topical Beta Val cream is used for healing itching, redness and swelling caused by certain skin conditions. The Beta Val Cream contains the man-made corticosteroid betamethasone as active content. This cream is used for other medical conditions as well. Beta Val Cream, the topical synthetic corticosteroid works by affecting the synthesis, release, and activity of different cells and chemicals that cause swelling, redness, and itching.

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What is the use of Beta Val Cream?

The topical cream Beta Val is used for skin related problems. The cream is used to treat severe to mild kind of skin and scalp problems, such as eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis, and chronic inflammatory skin issues. The cream is also found effective to manage lesions and scarring on face, ears and scalp due to any skin disease like psoriasis, lichen planus and widespread redness on skin. In daily life Beta Val Cream is also used for contact sensitivity reactions, prickly heat, and insect bite reactions. It heals itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling and discomfort. 

What is the work mechanism of Beta Val Cream?

Beta Val Cream contains the man-made corticosteroid betamethasone as active content. Betamethasone has both anti-inflammatory properties and immunosuppressive properties which help in relieving symptoms such as redness, itching, scaling etc. Betamethasone works by stopping synthesis and action of enzymes that are involved in the synthesis of substances essential for creating inflammation symptoms. It also works to block cyclooxygenase (COX 1 and COX 2) enzymes which are involved in prostaglandin synthesis. 

What are the constituents of Beta Val Cream?

Beta Cream contains betamethasone valerate 0.1% as active ingredient which is a topical corticosteroid. It also contains white soft paraffin, cetostearyl alcohol, liquid paraffin, sodium phosphate monobasic, chlorocresol, sodium hydroxide and purified water. 

Does Beta Val Cream cause any side effects?

Generally the treatment with Beta Val Cream is safe and does not cause any side effects but in some cases adverse reactions has been recorded with this treatment. Some of the comparatively common side effects include the followings:

  • stretch marks (striae),
  • changes in skin colour,
  • thinning and dilatation of the superficial blood vessels making them visible through the skin,
  • abnormal hair growth

The topical treatment with Beta Val Cream is indicated as a short term treatment to minimize the possibilities of side effects. The long-term use of Beta Val Cream like topical steroid may affect the adrenal glands working which result in influencing the growth rate in kids.


What are the contraindications of Beta Val Cream?

The use of Beta Val Cream is contraindicated in following conditions:

  • are allergic to betamethasone or any ingredients of this medication
  • patient is diagnosed with a viral infection of the skin,
  • tuberculosis is diagnosed,
  • have acne rosacea (a chronic skin condition),
  • perioral dermatitis (facial rash around the mouth),
  • fungal skin infections
  • ulcerative conditions
  • have damaged skin
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding a baby (consultation with healthcare provider is required)


How should Beta Cream be used?

  • Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected area of skin
  • Repeat the same procedure for the recommended duration (generally 2-3 times daily)
  • The cream may also be used on moist or weeping skin.
  • Gently spread the on the skin and make a practice to wash hands after applying the medication. The left over medication in your hand may get in your eyes, nose or mouth which can affect your health.
  • It is very important to know that this topical cream is intended for short term use. If the treatment is used in kids or facial skin, it should not be used for more than 21 days without consulting a doctor.
  • For getting best results, use this cream according to your prescription and for recommended duration. The extended use of Beta Val Cream can cause health problems, hence it should be avoided.


What is the general recommended duration of Beta Val Cream treatment?

The recommended duration of use depends on the health condition for which the treatment of beta Val Cream is indicated. However, long term continuous use is found unhealthy; hence it should be used according to prescription.

What should be done in case of missed a dose of Beta Val Cream during treatment?

In case of missing a dose of Beta Val Cream, you can apply it as soon as you remember. If the time of next dose in just about, avoid extra or frequent use and skip one of the dose. Continue your regular treatment from the next schedule. Using the cream at a regular daily can help you to remember using all doses.

How should Beta Val Cream be stored?

  • You should store Beta Val Cream at a room temperature (below 25°C) at a dry place.
  • Keep your all medicines out of the reach of kids.