Betaderm

Betaderm Overview

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Luxiq (generic: betamethasone) is a prescription medication used to treat inflammation, redness, swelling, itching, and tenderness associated with skin conditions of the scalp. This medication belongs to a group of drugs called topical corticosteroids which work by suppressing the over-active immune system.

Luxiq comes in the form of a foam to be gently massaged onto the scalp. It is usually applied twice daily, in the morning and at night. Wash your hands immediately after applying Luxiq.

Common side effects include mild burning, stinging, or itching at the site of application. These side effects typically disappear shortly after application.

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What are you taking Betaderm for?

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  • Other
  • Dermatitis, Atopic
  • Dermatitis, Seborrheic
  • Facial Dermatoses
  • Foot Dermatoses
  • Hand Dermatoses
  • Inflammation
  • Leg Dermatoses
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Psoriasis
  • Scalp Dermatoses

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Uses of Betaderm

Luxiq is a prescription medication used to reduce the inflammation, redness, swelling, itching, and tenderness associated with skin conditions of the scalp including scalp psoriasis.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Betamethasone

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Betaderm Drug Class

Side Effects of Betaderm

Common side effects include mild burning, stinging, or itching at the site of application.

This is not a complete list of Luxiq side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.