Beticort (Betamethasone)

Brand Name: Beticort

Generic Name: Betamethasone

Manufacturer/Agent: Essential Pharma

Formulation: cream

Strength: 0.1%w/w 15g

Pack size: 1

Trade Price: KES 26.00

Retail Price: @ KES 34.67

Class: Corticosteroids (Endocrine system drugs)

Mechanism of Action:


Molecular Formulae: C22H28FO5.C5H9O = 476.6

Precautions: Untreated bacterial, fungal or viral infection. acne vulgaris.

Indications/Uses: Severe inflammatory skin disorders (eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis); cream or oint 0.1%. orally for allergic and inflammatory conditions.

Interactions: Oral: rifampicin. phenytoin. phenobarbitone.

Side Effects: Orally; osteoporosis, peptic ulcer, oedema, moon face, acne, hirtuism, muscle weakness.