- 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 Maxivate* used for?
Generic for Maxivate* (Betamethasone) is a topical corticosteroid Cream that is prescribed to treat a number of skin conditions such as allergies, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and rash. Betamethasone treats inflammation, swelling, itching, and redness, which may occur as a result of the above skin conditions. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Maxivate*?
The dosage of Generic for Maxivate* 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 Maxivate*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved
Apply a small amount of Generic for Maxivate* Cream onto the affected area and rub it gently. Wash your hands before and after each application.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Maxivate*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Maxivate* 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 Maxivate*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Maxivate*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Maxivate*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Maxivate*.
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 Maxivate*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Maxivate* can interact with oral corticosteroids and medications that lower the immune system.
Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your healthcare professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What are the side effects of Generic for Maxivate*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Maxivate* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Maxivate* 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 Maxivate* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Maxivate* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Maxivate* can cause side effects such as redness, blistering, peeling, itching, burning, stretch marks, and thinning of your skin. 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 Maxivate*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Maxivate*?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Maxivate* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Maxivate*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Maxivate*?
How will Generic for Maxivate* work in my body?
How should Generic for Maxivate* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Maxivate* 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 using Generic for Maxivate*, tell your doctor if you have any type of skin infection. Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or breast-feeding. Do not cover treated areas of skin with plastic bandages or occlusive dressings.