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What are the side effects of betnovate ?

hello... I am using betnovate for the last 2 years every night, on my face . Is it harmful for my skin?
Asked On : Mon, 12 Mar 2012
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Hi..dear shanagar..,
Thanks for choosing HCM.., is steroid, using 2 years on face..,
produces drastic results, whet it withdrawing...,
So domn't stop suddenly..,
It will tapperin andreplacing with MOISTURIZING CREAM..,
The side effects of BETNOVATE is....
1) Tacchyphylaxis..,
2) Skin atrophy..,
3) Due to atrophy produce...whitening , thinning and paleness of skin
4) Striae and stretch marks..,
5) Withdrawal of cream produces...Redness, Telengectaisa..,
6) Papular erruption called STEROID ACNE...
difficult to treat steroid acne..,
only respond by using...RF..CAUTERY..,
So observe and consult good dermatologist..,ok thanQ
Answered: Sun, 22 Apr 2012
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