Betamethsone-N cream is indicated for treatment where secondary bacterial infection is present, suspected, or likely to occur: eczema in adults and children (aged 2 years and over), including atopic and discoid eczema; prurigo nodularis; psoriasis (excluding widespread plaque psoriasis); neurodermatoses including lichen simplex and lichen planus; seborrhoeic dermatitis; contact sensitivity reactions; insect bite reactions; and anal and genital intertrigo.
The main active ingredient - betamethasone (as betamethsone valerate) 0.1% w/w, an antibacterial agent - neomycin sulphate 0.5% w/w.
Direction for Use
If your doctor has told you in detail how to use the cream then keep to that advice otherwise:- Two or three times a day, after washing your hands, gently rub the correct amount of cream into the skin until it has all disappeared.
For an adult: You should find that two fingertips of cream will treat both hands or one foot three fingertips of cream will treat one arm six fingertips of cream will treat one leg fourteen fingertips of cream will treat the front and back of one trunk.
For a child: It should not be used in children under one year of age. The smaller the child the less you use. A child of 4 years needs about a third of the adult amount. A course of treatment for a child should not normally last more than five days unless your doctor has told you to use it for longer.