Maximum per order: N/A
Pregnancy: Not suitable
Breastfeeding: Not suitable
When Betamethasone is applied to the skin it begins to work inside the cells, inhibiting the release of the substances that cause inflammation. This reduces swelling,
Corticosteroids come in a range of potencies with Betamethasone Valerate 0.1% being classed as a potent corticosteroid. Betamethasone is generally prescribed to treat inflammatory skin disorders, including; eczema and psoriasis. Usually, betamethasone will only be considered if weaker corticosteroids have proven ineffective.
There are a few Non-Prescription treatments available for dry scalp such as;
Alphosyl 2in1 Shampoo
Betacap Scalp Application is normally applied twice daily. As soon as the condition starts to improve, you should reduce the frequency of application, or as directed by your doctor.
Betacap Scalp Application should be applied sparingly to the affected areas of the scalp, using the nozzle of the bottle. The solution can then be massaged into the scalp using clean, dry fingers if you wish. Betacap should then be left to dry.
Betacap is designed to be left on the scalp and should not be washed off. If you need to wash your hair, this should be done prior to application. Ensure your hair and scalp are dry before applying Betacap.
Take extra care to avoid the solution running onto your face and into your eyes. If accidental contact occurs, rinse thoroughly using cool water. Avoid applying Betacap to broken skin. Washing your hands after application will help avoid accidently transferring the solution to other areas.
If after two weeks there is no noticeable improvement in your symptoms, you should consult with your doctor. Repeat courses of corticosteroid treatment may be required. However, these courses should only be started on the direct advice from your doctor.
Not everyone using Betacap Scalp Application will experience side effects. However, if you do, they can include:
If you are concerned about any of these side effects, or if Betacap affects you in any other way, stop using it and speak with your doctor or pharmacist.
Betacap Scalp Application contains the active ingredient; Betamethasone Valerate 0.1% w/w
Betacap also contains several inactive ingredients that make up the complete product:
Please read the following warnings carefully to ensure you are selecting a suitable product.
Do not use Betacap Scalp Application if:
Take extra care when using Betacap:
Betacap Scalp Application is not known to interact with other medicines.
If the solution gets into your eye(s) it can potentially cause damage. If contact occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of cool water. If rinsing one eye, take care to avoid splashing the solution into the other eye. If after rinsing irritation persists, contact your doctor or pharmacist straight away.
Betacap Scalp Application is for external use only. If accidently swallowed, please follow the emergency action below:
If drowsy or unconscious, administer nothing orally. If they are conscious, encourage them to drink 1-2 cups of water or milk. However, do not carry on if they are vomiting. In all cases, the patient should be taken to a doctor or hospital immediately. Be sure to take the leaflet and container of the Betacap with you.
Carefully read all product packaging and the patient information leaflet provided. Always inform your doctor about medicines you are taking or intend to take.
We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.
The following delivery options are available:
All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before
All orders can be fully tracked in your account.
We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.
Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt.
Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.
Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering.
If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.
Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a
Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.
You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.
Unfortunately we are unable to deliver medicines to BFPO postcodes.
Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail
We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
PA60 - 75, 78
We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
PH30, 41 - 44
Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.
We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.
We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.
Betacap Scalp Application is used to treat Seborrhoeic Dermatitis affecting the scalp. It is also used to treat psoriasis of the scalp.
This medicine should be thinly applied to the scalp. Betacap should not be used on the face or on any other area of the body except the scalp. If you suspect that the affected area has become infected, you should stop using Betacap and consult your doctor.
If corticosteroids are used long-term, or on large areas of raw broken skin, greater amounts of the medicine may be absorbed into the body. This will increase the risk of experiencing local side effects. For this reason, continuous, long-term use of Betacap should be avoided wherever possible.
Betacap Scalp Application contains flammable alcohol. It should not be used near lit objects or any naked flames, such as gas and electric fires, hairdryers, or lit cigarettes.
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You will need to fill in a simple health questionnaire so that our GPs and Pharmacists can ensure it is safe for us to supply your Betacap to you. It only takes a few minutes, and your treatment can be delivered to your door as soon as the next working day.
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