Betnovate Scalp Application 0.1% w/v Cutaneous Solution *

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Updated on 08 December 2020

File name

ie-pl-betnovatescalp-issue5draft1-clean-medicines.ie_1607436925.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4 - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 6 - what the product contains
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 08 December 2020

File name

ie-spc-betnovatescalp-issue5draft1-clean-medicines.ie_1607436669.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - Name of medicinal product
  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.3 - Preclinical safety data
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4.8

Editorial changes

Section 5.3

Addition of the term 'intrauterine growth retardation' to the list of foetal abnormalities observed in rats, mice and rabbits:

Subcutaneous administration of betamethasone valerate to mice or rats at doses ≥0.1 mg/kg/day or rabbits at doses ≥12 micrograms/kg/day during pregnancy produced foetal abnormalities including cleft palate and intrauterine growth retardation.

Section 10

Date of text revision updated

 

Updated on 18 December 2018

File name

ie-pl-betnovatescalp-issue4draft5 - Meds ie_1545139033.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 6 - what the product contains
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 18 December 2018

File name

ie-spc-betnovatescalp-issue4draft2 - Meds ie_1545139091.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 08 July 2016

File name

PIL_8147_388.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product

Updated on 08 July 2016

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 08 July 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - Name of medicinal product
  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose
  • Change to section 5.3 - Preclinical safety data
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Section 1 & Section 2: update the active substance presentation: the active substance is present as a mass in a volume, the abbreviation w/v should be used, not a mass in a mass

Section 4.2: Dosage and administration:
• A review period has been specified.
• Additional information regarding special populations included for consistency in its entirety with the core company global datasheet (GDS).

Section 4.4: Warnings and precautions:
• Inclusion of additional clarification statements as per GDS considered informative to the reader; aligns with the other topical corticosteroids in the GSK portfolio; minor editorial updates.

Section 4.7: Driving and using machines:
• The SmPC guideline requires a statement in cases where the medicinal product has no or negligible influence. Accordingly, a statement has been added.

Section 4.9: Overdose:
• Minor update to include QRD sub-headings and inclusion of statement concerning advice recommended by national poisons centre where available for further management; also aligns with other topical corticosteroids in the GSK portfolio.

Section 4.1 Indications, Section 4.3 Contraindications, Section 4.6 Fertility, pregnancy and lactation & Section 4.8 Undesirable effects
• Minor grammar updates

Clinical pharmacology section:
• Section 5.1 of the SmPC has been aligned with other topical corticosteroids in the GSK portfolio; the mechanism of action has been expanded on and is as detailed in the available literature.

• Section 5.2 of the SmPC aligned with other topical corticosteroids in the GSK portfolio.

Section 5.3: Preclinical data:
• Updated in line with the SmPC guideline and aligned with other topical corticosteroids in the GSK portfolio

Updated on 08 July 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change of trade or active ingredient name
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to dosage and administration

Updated on 02 September 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Section 2 – Updated qualitative and quantitative composition
Section 4.3 – Minor editorial updates
Section 4.4 – Minor QRD and editorial updates
Section 4.5 – Minor editorial updates
Section 4.6 – Minor QRD updates
Section 4.8 – Update to adverse reaction reporting details
Section 4.9 – Minor editorial update
Section 5.1 – QRD and minor editorial updates
Section 5.2 – Minor editorial update
Section 6.1 – Minor editorial update
Section 10 – Date of revision updated

Updated on 02 September 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change to further information section
  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to improve clarity and readability
  • Addition of information on reporting a side effect.

Updated on 17 July 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Change to address of the MA Holder

Updated on 16 July 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to MA holder contact details

Updated on 26 June 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 28 May 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.4 - Special precautions for storage
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Section 4.2 & Section 6.4 - Warning statements related to flammability
Section 4.8 - Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Section 5.1 - Addition of Pharmacotherapeutic group and ATC code

Administrative changes throughout.

Updated on 27 May 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change to storage instructions
  • Change to date of revision
  • Addition of information on reporting a side effect.

Updated on 20 February 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Changes to:

 

Section 4.2  - Posology and method of administration,

Section 4.3  - Contraindications,

Section 4.4  - Special warnings and precautions for use,

Section 4.5  - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction,

Section 4.6  - Pregnancy and lactation,

Section 4.8  - Undesirable effects,

Section 4.9  - Overdose

Updated on 20 February 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Change to, or new use for medicine
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation

Updated on 20 November 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change to, or new use for medicine
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to side-effects

Updated on 10 January 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change of manufacturer

Updated on 29 April 2010

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to improve clarity and readability

Updated on 26 November 2009

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - Name of medicinal product
  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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The minor changes are to

 

 

Section 1: Name of Product

Section 2 - Qualitative and Quantitative Composition

Section 6.1 - List of Excipients

Updated on 26 August 2008

Reasons for updating

  • Improved electronic presentation

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 12 March 2007

Reasons for updating

  • Improved electronic presentation

Updated on 09 March 2007

Reasons for updating

  • Improved electronic presentation

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 21 November 2005

Reasons for updating

  • Improved electronic presentation

Updated on 11 October 2005

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 10 August 2004

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for medicines.ie

Updated on 07 January 2004

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 03 July 2003

Reasons for updating

  • Improved electronic presentation

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 19 June 2003

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for medicines.ie

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)