Betaderm ointment is used to reduce redness, itching and swelling associated with skin conditions that include eczema, dermatitis, allergies and rashes.. This medication contains a topical anti-inflammatory drug from the cortisone family (corticosteroid). Typically, it is used for inflammation and itching. It requires several days to take effect.. BETADERM ointment 15 g BetadermOintment Ointment composition Drugs Betamethasone 0.5 mg / g (as Betamethasone dipropionate) Gentamicin 1.0 mg / g (as Gentamicin sulphate) Excipients: Liquid paraffin, lanolin alcohols, cetostearyl alcohol, butylated hydroxytoluene, butylated white Vaseline.. 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.. Other dosage forms: topical application cream, topical application foam, topical application lotion, topical application ointment; Along with its needed effects, betamethasone topical (the active ingredient contained in Betaderm) may cause some unwanted effects.. 0.1% Cream Each gram contains betamethasone as betamethasone 17-valerate 0.1% in a water washable aqueous base. Nonmedicinal ingredients: cetyl alcohol, chlorocresol, mineral oil, phosphoric acid, polyoxyethylene cetyl ether, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium hydroxide, sodium phosphate monobasic, stearyl alcohol, and white petrolatum.