Generic Name - Betamethasone
Category - Anti-inflammatory, corticosteroid
Generic for Maxivate* is indicated to treat skin irritation, allergic reactions, and other types of skin problems. Betamethasone (generic Maxivate*) is a corticosteroid treats skin problems that are accompanied by itching and swelling.
Generic for Maxivate* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Maxivate* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Maxivate* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Acne caused by acne rosacea or acne vulgaris
Any type of active infection including measles, tuberculosis, herpes, or chickenpox
Large areas of burned or damaged skin
Skin wasting or thinning
An unusual or allergic reaction to betamethasone, corticosteroids, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives kidney disease
Glaucoma or cataracts
It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any other medication for the same purpose.
Generic for Maxivate* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericMaxivate*
Generic for Maxivate* cream for allergies should be applied to the affected skin areas once or twice daily. Treatment with Maxivate* Cream should be limited to 45 g per week. It is not to be used with occlusive dressings.
Generic for Maxivate* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Maxivate* side Effects include bloody or black, tarry stools, confusion, excitement, restlessness, a false sense of well-being, eye pain, decreased or blurred vision, or bulging eyes, fever, sore throat, sneezing, cough, or other signs of infection, frequent passing of urine, hallucinations (seeing and hearing things that are not really there), irregular heartbeat, menstrual problems and mental depression
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 for Maxivate*.
Generic for Maxivate* and Pregnancy
Studies do not indicate whether Generic for Maxivate* may harm the growing fetus. Hence, use Generic for Maxivate* only after talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Maxivate* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Maxivate* has not caused problems in nursing babies when used properly. However, Generic for Maxivate* should not be applied to the breasts before nursing.
Generic for Maxivate* and Pediatric
Children and teenagers who must use Generic for Maxivate* should be checked often by their doctor since this medicine may be absorbed through the skin and can affect growth or cause other unwanted effects.
Generic for Maxivate* and Geriatric
Use of Generic for Maxivate* can cause certain side effects in elderly patients since the skin of older adults may be naturally thin. These unwanted effects may include tearing of the skin or blood-containing blisters on the skin.
The above information about Generic for Maxivate* 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.