B-Cort Eye Drop

Brand Name: B-Cort
Generic: Betamethasone
Weight: 0.1%
Type: Eye Drop
Therapeutic Class: Corticosteroid
Manufacturer: Globe Pharmaceuticals Limited.
Price: 42.00
Last Updated: 2020-11-21 18:15:00
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B-Cort Eye Drop Uses

B-Cort Eye Drop contains Betamethasone. B-Cort uses:

Indicated in atopic, infantile & discoid eczema; prurigo nodularis; Psoriasis (excluding widespread plague psoriasis); lichen simplex or planus; contact sensitivity reactions; seborrhoeic dermatitis; discoid lupus erythematosus & adjunct to systemic steroid therapy in generalized erythroderma.

B-Cort Eye Drop Doses

B-Cort Eye Drop contains Betamethasone 0.1%. B-Cort doses:

Apply sparingly to the affected area 2 to 3 times daily until an improvement occurs.

 

Side Effects

Burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrychosis acneiform eruptions, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae and miliariamay be reported.

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Introduction

Betamethasone valerate is a potent topical corticosteroid. Topical corticosteroids have anti-inflammatory, antipruritic and vasoconstrictive actions when administered topically.

B-Cort Precaution

Avoid long-term therapy particularly in infant & children; the treated area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped as to be occlusive unless directed by the physician. Avoid contact with eyes.

Interaction

Increased hyperglycaemia and hypokalaemia with thiazide diuretics. Increased incidence of peptic ulcer or GI bleeding with concurrent NSAIDs admin. Response to anticoagulants altered. Dose of antidiabetics and antihypertensives needs to be increased. Decreases serum concentration of salicylates and antimuscarinic agents.

Potentially Fatal: Reduced efficacy with concurrent use of carbamazepine, phenytoin, primidone, barbiturates and rifampicin. Enhanced effect in women taking oestrogens or oral contraceptives.

Pregnancy Lactation use

There are no adequate and well controlled studies in pregnant women on teratogenic effects from topically applied corticosteroids and should not be used extensively for a prolonged period. Caution should be excercised when topical corticosteroids are administered in nursing women.

Contraindication

Betamethasone is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation. Betamethasone Eye/Ear/Nasal Drops is contraindicated in Herpes simplex virus infection of the eye; known sensitivity or allergy to any ingredient; red eye due to unknown causes; viral or fungal infections in the treatment area; tuberculosis, glaucoma etc.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

Long-term intensive topical use may lead to systemic effects

Interaction with other Medicine

 

Storage Condition

Protect from light. Do not freeze. Store between 15 °C and 30 °C.

B-Cort Eye Drop price in Bangladesh 42.00

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