- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Clobetasol–Fusidic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Halobetasol Propionate–Fusidic Acid
- Heparin–Benzyl Nicotinate
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Octinoxate–Avobenzone–Oxybenzone–Zinc Oxide
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Alphatrex* used for?
Generic for Alphatrex* (Betamethasone) is a topical corticosteroid Cream used to treat rash, redness, swelling, itching, and inflammation. Also, this medication is used to treat other skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. By interfering with the production of chemicals in the body, Betamethasone relieves a number of skin disorders. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Alphatrex*?
The dosage of Generic for Alphatrex* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Alphatrex*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
Generic for Alphatrex* Cream should be applied in small amounts onto the affected area. Wash your hands before and after each application.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Alphatrex*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Alphatrex* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Alphatrex*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Alphatrex*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Alphatrex*?
Other corticosteroid-containing medications may interact with Generic for Alphatrex*. It may be noted that some other drugs may also interact with Generic for Alphatrex*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is used with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Alphatrex*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Alphatrex*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Alphatrex* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Alphatrex* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Alphatrex* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Alphatrex* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
The common side effects of Generic for Alphatrex* may include discoloring, burning, peeling, and blistering of skin, stretch marks, allergic reaction, skin redness, rash, acne, and itching. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Alphatrex*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Alphatrex*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Alphatrex* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Alphatrex*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Alphatrex*?
How will Generic for Alphatrex* work in my body?
How should Generic for Alphatrex* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Alphatrex* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have diabetes, acne, or glaucoma. Generic for Alphatrex* is not recommended during pregnancy and nursing.
Generic for Alphatrex* should not be used for longer periods near your eyes. Avoid using large amounts of the Cream. Avoid contact with eyes. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture. Do not freeze this medicine. Do not cover the infected area with plastic dressing. Also, avoid application of this medication on open wounds.