Teladar

Name: Teladar

What should I do if I forget a dose?

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply a double dose to make up for a missed one.

What other information should I know?

Keep all appointments with your doctor.

Do not let anyone else use your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription.

It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a hospital. It is also important information to carry with you in case of emergencies.

Teladar Overview

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.

Uses of Teladar

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.

Teladar Drug Class

Teladar is part of the drug classes:

  • Corticosteroids acting locally

  • Antiinflammatory Corticosteroids

  • Corticosteroids, potent group III

  • Corticosteroids, potent, other combinations

  • Corticosteroids/antiinfectives/mydriatics in combination

Side Effects of Teladar

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.

 
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