Betasol contains a highly active topical corticosteroid called clobetasol propionate. For correct usage, apply the Corticosteroid to the skin.
Healthcare professionals prescribe Betasol for treating various skin conditions. In particular, these include eczema, seborrheic and contact dermatitis, psoriasis, lichen planus (tiny red or purplish bumps on the skin, nails, scalp), and discoid lupus erythematosus (round, disk-shaped skin lesions). In addition, it is also used to treat skin conditions not treated by other less potent corticosteroids.
Clobetasol propionate reduces skin itching, swelling, and redness (i.e. anti-inflammatory action). Moreover, it actively works against scale and plaque formation in skin conditions like eczema psoriasis, discoid lupus erythematosus and lichen planus.
The topical application of Betasol helps deliver medicine directly to the affected area. Clobetasol propionate is also superior to other topical corticosteroids. Thus, ensuring effective relief from symptoms of skin diseases like itching, redness, scaling, etc.
Firstly, we do not recommend that anyone who previously had an allergic reaction to any of the products’ ingredients uses Betasol. Secondly, it is not recommended to treat viral skin infections like herpes and varicella. Furthermore, it is not for women who are nursing, pregnant, or may become pregnant and children below 12 years.
Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition characterized by the appearance of skin flakes on scalp, hair, eyebrows, beard, and shoulders.
Common causes include irritated, oily skin or dry skin, as well as fungus infection and eczema.
The most common symptom is an itchy scalp. Furthermore, this leads to redness in the itchy area of the scalp.
Topical corticosteroids help relieve the symptoms like itching, swelling, redness and scaling
Also known as pruritus which means a desire to scratch
Scratching temporarily relieves itching but can damage the skin, which sometimes results in more itching.
It is the common symptom of hives, dry skin, eczema, contact dermatitis and fungal skin infection.
Betasol reduces itching, swelling and redness due to anti-inflammatory action.
Eczema is a chronic condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked.
It can affect any part of your body but eczema mostly affects the back or front of the knee, around the neck, the hands, cheeks, scalp and elbows.
Treatments for eczema include using an emollient or oil-based moisturiser, topical corticosteroids, and avoiding triggers.
In eczema, Betasol helps in reducing redness, itching and swelling. Furthermore, it reduces dryness and crusting, as well as scaling.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition.
It causes red, flaky and crusty patches of skin typically on the elbows, knees, scalp and lower back.
By and large, people with lighter skin have patches that appear red and scaly. By comparison, people with darker skin or brown or black skin, usually have patches that look dark brown, purple, brownish-grey, or ashen grey.
While there is no cure for it, there are ways to reduce symptoms with topical corticosteroids.
Thus, Betasol can be a suitable therapy as it reduces troublesome symptoms of psoriasis e.g. itching, swelling, redness, scaling and plaque formation
Lichen simplex starts with an initial itch, chronic scratching and/or rubbing. This causes further itching and inflammation, creating a vicious circle.
Lichen simplex is not contagious.
It appears as scaly, dry patches of skin in easily accessible areas, such as the hands, arms, head and neck, as well as the genitals.
The patches are hyperpigmented, lichenified plaques (single or multiple) in irregular, oval, or angular shapes.
Lichenified skin is thickened and leathery with exaggerated skin lines. The body produces thickened skin to protect itself from the chronic scratching and rubbing.
Moreover, lichen simplex may be secondary to other skin disorders, such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, and contact dermatitis.