What is Baycuten for?
Baycuten cream is used to treat skin inflammations (dermatitis) that accompany bacterial infections and that can respond to treatment with corticosteroids. In addition, it can be used against dermatitis that has been complicated by infections by microscopic fungi such as yeasts, dermatophytes and molds, among others.
Baycuten mixes the broad-spectrum antifungal properties of clotrimazole, the anti-inflammatory and antiallergic effect of dexamethasone acetate, and the antibacterial action of neomycin sulfate.
Baycuten serves to:
- Fight bacterial and fungal skin infections
- Treat dermatitis
- Tratar neurodermatitis
- Treat dermatitis accompanied by itching
- Treat contact eczema
- Treat atopic eczema
- Treat seborrheic eczema
- Treat nummular eczema
- Treat eczema complicated by bacterial infection
- Treat eczema complicated by fungal infection
Microorganisms that Baycuten fights
Baycuten cream, thanks to the clotrimazole it contains, is capable of fighting fungi and bacteria. Among the fungi are:
Bacteria are gram-positive coconuts, such as:
- Streptomyces minutus
The neomycin contained in Baycuten is used to fight bacteria such as:
- Escherichia coli
- Enterobacter aerogenes
- Klebsiella pneumoniae
- Proteus vulgaris
- Staphylococcus aureus
- Enterococcus faecalis
- Staphylococcus epidemidis
Recommended dose of Baycuten
It is recommended to apply Baycuten according to the doctor’s instructions. Generally, two daily applications are defined , as a thin layer , enough to cover the affected area of the skin. It is necessary to massage so that the cream is distributed and absorbed by the skin.
In the most severe cases, the cream can be applied in a sterile gauze pad, so that it maintains contact with the skin for as long as possible. Clothes that come into contact with the affected areas must be constantly changed. This will prevent the infection from spreading.
The application of Baycuten should be avoided in people who present health situations such as:
- Patients allergic to clotrimazole or dexamethasone
- Patients allergic to cetostearyl alcohol
- Syphilis patients
- Tuberculosis patients
- Patients who have reactions to the chickenpox vaccine
- Patients with viral skin infections such as herpes simplex and rosacea
- Patients suffering from perioral dermatitis
- Pregnant women
- Lactating women (do not apply to the breasts)
Baycuten side effects
If the dose of Baycuten is exceeded or if it is applied on an allergic patient, side effects such as the following are likely to occur:
- Skin discomfort or pain
- Burning sensation
- Skin irritation
- Skin itch
- Exfoliation on the skin
This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical opinion. Consult a doctor.