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.. have a skin infection caused by viruses, including herpes simplex, vaccinia, and varicella (chickenpox) have had an allergic reaction to other corticosteroid medications have untreated infected skin lesions caused by an infection with fungi or bacteria. Herpes zoster is caused by a similar virus that causes chickenpox in youngsters. Once this virus becomes active once more in adult, it will cause herpes, or shingles. Herpes vaccine could be a live vaccine that helps stop shingles.. Elocon is of comparable potency to BetaDerm. Protopic is difficult to compare because it's not a steroid cream, and in the UK it's generally considered a last option treatment after steroids fail to control the eczema, mostly because of a lack of long term evidence for its side effects. Not sure if the same goes in the US though.. Ţi se întâmplă frecvent să îţi iasă herpes la gură în cele mai nepotrivite momente? Dacă răspunsul este afirmativ, află că, pe lângă medicamentele obişnuite, natura îţi dă o mână de ajutor despre cum sa scapi de herpes simplu şi rapid.. Zovirax is a brand name for a prescription ointment cream that contains the anti-viral medication acyclovir. This medicated ointment is commonly used to treat genital herpes and cold sores in the mouth..