How to use Betaderm Cream. Use this medication on the skin only. However, do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms unless directed to do so by your doctor.. Betaderm: Betamethasone valerate belongs to the class of medications called topical corticosteroids. It is used to treat skin irritation and itch caused by skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and seborrhea. It works by reducing redness, inflammation, swelling, and irritation of the skin.. Contraindications Betaderm ointment should be applied for bacterial, viral and fungal infections of the skin, acne vulgaris and rosacea, perioral dermatitis, after prophylactic vaccines and in the case of a hypersensitivity of clobetasol propionate or glucocorticosteroids, but also in cases of hypersensitivity to constituents . Do not use in children under 12 years of age.. Epaderm cream and ointment are moisturisers that contain a mixture of yellow soft paraffin, liquid paraffin and emulsifying wax. They work by providing a layer of oil on the surface of the skin to . Creams are best when covering large areas of the skin or to avoid the greasiness associated with an ointment. Wet or “weeping” skin lesions, such as eczema or poison ivy, are best treated with a cream (or gel).. Betaderm Cream is used for Cutaneous inflammation, Skin inflammation, Itch or rash, Ataxia telangiectasia, Phimosis and other conditions. Betaderm Cream may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide..