Generic Name - Betamethasone
Category - Allergies
Allergic skin conditions.
Betamethasone (Generic Alphatrex) is a man-made form of an important chemical named Corticosteroids, produced in the body.Generic Alphatrex is a corticosteroid. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and related skin and allergic reactions.
Generic for Alphatrex Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic Alphatrex is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to individual corticosteroid agent or formulations andfungal infections.
Generic Alphatrex should not be taken by patients who have an allergy to :
- Betamethasone or any other ingredient of the drug.
- Any fungal infections.
There are no known interactions between betamethasone skin preparations and other drugs. However,it is recommended not to apply Betamethasone (Generic Alphatrex) at the same site as other other skin preparations without medical advice.
Generic for Alphatrex Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericAlphatrex
The usual recommended dosage of Betamethasone (Alphatrex) is application of a thin film of cream to the affected skin areas once or twice daily. It is important to follow the directions of the doctor regarding usage of this medication.
Generic for Alphatrex Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic Alphatrex side Effects include abnormal bleeding, allergic reaction, an irregular heartbeat, backache, breast tenderness, changes in appetite or weight, chest pain, confusion, constipation, decreased hearing, diarrhea, dry mouth or increased thirst.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic Alphatrex.
Generic for Alphatrex and Pregnancy
Use of Generic Alphatrex during pregnancy is not established. Seek medical advice before the use of this drug.
Generic for Alphatrex and Breastfeeding
Use of Generic Alphatrexhave not been reported to cause problems in nursing babies when used properly. However, this drug should not be applied to the breasts before nursing.
Generic for Alphatrex and Pediatric
It is not advisable to use Betamethasone (Generic Alphatrex) to treat a child, unless prescribed by a doctor as children are more sensitive to the effects of this drug.It can affect growth or cause other unwanted effects.
Generic for Alphatrex and Geriatric
Considering that Elderly patients are more likely to have damaged skin through aging, use of Generic Alphatrex may increase unwanted effects that include tearing of the skin or blood-containing blisterson the skin.
The above information about Generic Alphatrex serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.