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Published: 5/2009

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
DEXAN-VG ointment 0.12%
 Active ingredient:
Betamethasone valerate
Gentamicin sulfate
 Dosage form:
white ointment
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a combination preparation comprised of a synthetic adrenal corticosteroid and an antibiotic with bactericidal effect. It improves skin symptoms such as itch, redness and swelling.
It is usually used to treat eczema/dermatitis group/psoriasis/palmoplanter pustulosis accompanied by moistness/erosion/scab or with secondary infection and secondary infection due to injury/burn/operative wound.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have fungal/spirochetal/viral infection, skin diseases caused by animals, eczematous otitis externa with eardrum perforation, ulcer or burns/frostbites.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, apply appropriate amount of the medicine once to several times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to your symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • It is not for ophthalmic use.
  • Pay attention when applying this medicine to where a diaper touches. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose.
  • If you accidentally apply more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop applying this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include skin stimulation, dermatitis, rash and central serous chorioretinopathy (reduced visual acuity, foggy vision and blurred vision). If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • eye pain/headache, foggy vision, reduced visual acuity [high fluid pressure in the eye, glaucoma, posterior subcapsular cataract]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from light, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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