Betafuse Gel For Dogs

Betafuse Gel For Dogs

Betafuse is a dermatological gel with antibacterial (fusidic acid) and anti-inflammatory (betamethasone) activity. It is indicated for the treatment of acute surface pyoderma in the dog, such as acute moist dermatitis (hot spots) and intertrigo (skin fold dermatitis), caused by Gram-positive bacteria sensitive to fusidic acid.

 

 

  • Active Ingredient

    1 g contains: Active substances: Betamethasone (as betamethasone valerate) 1 mg Fusidic acid (as fusidic acid hemihydrate) 5 mg Excipients: Sodium methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E219) 3.1 mg Sodium propyl parahydroxybenzoate 0.337 mg

  • Pharmaceutical Form

    Gel. An off-white to white gel.

  • Indications

    For the treatment of acute surface pyoderma in the dog, such as acute moist dermatitis (hot spots) and intertrigo (skin fold dermatitis), caused by Gram-positive bacteria sensitive to fusidic acid.

  • Dosage

    Cutaneous use. First, the hairs covering the lesions should be gently clipped. The affected area should then be thoroughly cleaned with an antiseptic wash before daily application of the gel. The amount applied should cover the affected area in a thin layer. Apply approximately 0.5 cm length of gel per 8 cm2 of lesion, twice daily, for a minimum period of 5 days. Treatment should continue for 48 hours after the lesion has resolved. The treatment period should not exceed 7 days. If there is no response within three days, or the condition deteriorates, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated.

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