Beta-val Oint. / Cream


Beta-val Ointment & Cream : 0.1 % Betamethazone (as 17 – Valerate)


Beta-val skin preparations contain betamethazone 17 – Valerate which is a corticosteroid developed specifically for dermatological use .

Betamethazone valerate is 9 – fluro 11 B, 17, 21 – Trihydroxy -16 B-methylpregna- 1, 4 diene – 3.20 – dione 17 valerate. This chemical derivative was shown to be the most potent of a long series of betamethazone esters and many other corticosteroids.

Beta-val preparations are highly effective treatment for inflammatory dermatosis which are normally responsive to topical corticosteroid therapy.

Indications & Usage

  • Different types of eczema including atopic eczema, flexural eczema, discoid eczema, infantile eczema and stasis eczema.
  • Neurodermatosis including lichen simplex.
  • Anal and vulval prurities.
  • Psoriasis.
  • Contact sensitivity reactions and allergies.
  • Insect bites.
  • Sunburn.
  • Prickly heat.
  • Generalized erythrodema.
  • Seborrhoeic dermatitis


A small quantity should be applied gently to the affected area once or twice daily until improvement occurs.

Treatment should be continued few days after symptoms have disappeared to maintain progressive improvement.

Beta-Val Cream preparations are preferable for moist or weeping surfaces.

Beta-Val ointment having an emollient properties and is quite satisfactory for dry lesions.

Precautions and side effects

The possibility of systemic absorption should be considered when Beta-Val preparations are used on extensive areas or for prolonged periods. Absorption is more likely in infants and children and may occur even in the absence of occlusion.

Beta-Val preparations are usually well tolerated, but and if signs of hypersensitivity appears, application should be stopped immediately.

In rare instances, treatment of psoriasis with corticosteroids (or its withdrawal) is thought provoked the pustular form of disease.

Bet-val cream-ointment
Bet-val cream-ointment

Beta-val in Egypt

Product reference code: D07XC01.

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