Antroquoril is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) betamethasone valerate. On this page you will find out more about Antroquoril, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: betamethasone valerate
Information for medicine and pack size:
Antroquoril 0.02% cream, 100 g
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Antroquoril is indicated for maintenance therapy for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses such as atopic eczema, infantile eczema, nummular eczema, anogenital and senile pruritis, contact dermatitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis, neurodermatitis, solar dermatitis, statis dermatitis and psoriasis. INDICATIONS AS AT 16 August 1999: Antroquoril is indicated for maintenance therapy for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses such as atopic eczema, infantile eczema, nummular eczema, anogenital and senile pruritus, contact dermatitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis, neurodermatitis, solar dermatitis, stasis dermatitis and psoriasis
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||White cream|
|Route of administration||Topical|
100g: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5g (sample): Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||21 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 March 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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