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. 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 0.025% Cream is used to treat the redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of various skin conditions. It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.. [deleted] 0 points 1 point 2 points 5 years ago 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.. Betaderm ointment is used to reduce redness, itching and swelling associated with skin conditions that include eczema, dermatitis, allergies and rashes. WebMD states that Betaderm is classified as a.