To read the patient information leaflet for this product click here https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.931.pdf
Apply Betnovate once or twice a day. This may be reduced as your skin begins to get better.
The active ingredient is betamethasone valerate. Each 1 g contains 1 mg of betamethasone (0.1% w/w) as valerate. The other ingredients are liquid paraffin and white soft paraffin.
This ointment is for use on your skin only. Do not use more than the amount prescribed for you. Do not use on large areas of the body for a long time (such as every day for many weeks or months) - unless your doctor tells you to. The germs that cause infections like warm, moist conditions under bandages or dressings so always clean the skin before a fresh dressing is put on. If you are applying the ointment on someone else make sure you wash your hands after use or wear disposable plastic gloves. If your skin problem does not improve in 2 to 4 weeks get in touch with your GP or Oxford Online Pharmacy on 01295 262925.