According to the Mayo Clinic, betamethasone valerate is a topical steroid available as a cream, lotion and ointment used to treat the symptoms of various common skin irritations, such as redness, itching and swelling. It... More »

Betnovate cream is a topical corticosteroid made from 0.1 percent betamethasone valerate, according to NetDoctor. It is used for severe inflammatory skin disorders and manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Hydrocortisone cream 2.5 is a topical steroid that helps to treat skin problems including swelling, redness and inflammation. The cream works by reducing various chemical reactions in the body that lead to such skin prob... More »

Betnovate N is the former brand name for betamethasone and neomycin cream and ointment, which is a topical corticosteroid. Corticosteroids are typically used to reduce inflammation. Betnovate N was discontinued and is on... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Hydrocortisone cream is medicine that is used to treat different skin conditions including irritations, anal itching, allergies, eczema, dermatitis, poison ivy and insect bites. It helps to reduce itching, redness and sw... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Zinc oxide ointment is commonly used as a topical treatment for skin conditions such as diaper rash, minor burns, chapped skin and other skin irritations, according to It creates a protective barrier on the sk... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Medicines to treat armpit rash include a topical steroid for inflammation, an antibiotic cream or ointment for infection, and oral medication, reports WebMD. An antifungal medication may also be recommended by a doctor, ... More »