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Published: 7/2018

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 :
Betnoval G Ointment 0.12%
 Active ingredient:
Betamethasone valerate
Gentamicin sulfate
 Dosage form:
white translucent ointment
 Print on wrapping:
ベトノバールG軟膏0.12%

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a combination ointment of synthetic corticosteroid (steroid), which suppresses inflammation, and an antibiotic, which has anti-bacterial properties, and improves symptoms such as skin itch, redness and swelling.
It is usually used to treat eczema/dermatitis, psoriasis, or palmoplantar pustulosis accompanied by moistness/erosion/eschar or with secondary infections, or secondary infections in patients with external injury/burn/surgical 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 skin infections with fungi/spirochetes/viruses, skin tuberculosis, skin diseases caused by animals (scabies or hair lice), eczematous external otitis with eardrum perforation, skin ulcer or second-degree or higher burn/frostbite.
  • 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, apply an appropriate amount of this medicine, once to several times a day. The dosage may be adjusted according to the disease or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not use this medicine for ophthalmic purposes. Pay attention not to get this medicine in your eyes.
  • Pay extra attention and follow the instructions when you apply this medicine to areas where the diaper is in contact with the skin.
  • If you miss a dose, use the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the 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

  • Do not apply this medicine for cosmetic purposes (makeup base, aftershave, etc.)

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include skin infection, skin irritation, contact dermatitis, rash and flush. 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.
  • sensitive to light, eye pain/headache, reduced visual acuity [ocular hypertension, glaucoma, posterior capsular 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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