Savage Labs | Alphatrex (Medication)
Alphatrex/betamethasone a man-made topical corticosteroid that is used to treat the inflammation caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis. The dental paste form of betamethasone is used to treat mouth ulcers. ...
The most commonly-noted side effects of Alphatrex are burning at the area of application, itching, irritation, and dryness.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these signs that you may be absorbing betamethasone topical through your skin or gums:blurred vision, or seeing halos around lights;
uneven heartbeats; mood changes; sleep problems (insomnia); weight gain, puffiness in your face; or feeling tired.
Less serious side effects may include:skin redness, burning, itching, or peeling; thinning of your skin; or blistering skin; or stretch marks.
Seek immediate medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction:hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. ...
Prior to using this medication tell your doctor if you have or have had any type of allergies.
Avoid using this medication on your face, near your eyes, or on body areas where you have skin folds or thin skin.
Do not use this medication on a child without a doctor's advice. Children are more sensitive to the effects of betamethasone topical. Alphatrex will not treat a bacterial, fungal, or viral skin infection.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...