What is baycuten?

Baycuten® is a pharmaceutically manufactured drug that contains a combination of three active ingredients : dexamethasone (an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic component), clotrimazole and neomycin , two chemical compounds that belong to the line of antibiotic drugs with antibacterial effect . and antifungal to eradicate skin infections .

To highlight: This pharmaceutical product is made by the company named BAYER DE MÉXICO, SA de CV (1)

What is baycuten for?

  • Thanks to its active components, baycuten® interrupts the growth and development of infectious fungi and bacteria until they are eliminated , thus relieving patients of infections and their symptoms mainly on the skin, in addition to mitigating inflammation, burning sensation and redness of the skin. affected zone.
  • It is used to treat:
    • Dermatitis with secondary bacterial infection. (two)
    • Dermatitis complicated by infections caused by dermatophytes, yeasts, molds and other microorganisms. (3)
    • Eczema of various etiologies.

Dosage and routes of administration of baycuten

Baycuten® is sold in an aluminum tube containing dexamethasone, clotrimazole, and neomycin in the form of a cream, ointment, or ointment. The administration of this medication by skin route and the dosage for information may be as follows:

  • Baycuten® cream: After cleaning the affected area very well and carefully, apply a thin layer with a light massage twice a day, preferably once in the morning and once at night until the condition disappears.

side effects of baycuten

Topical treatment with baycuten® may cause some of the following side effects in a certain patient population:

  • Possible allergic reactions due to contact with any component of the formula.
  • Skin irritations.
  • Acne derived from the use of steroids.
  • Telangiectasias e hipertricosis.
  • Dermatrophy and skin striae.

Important: Some of these symptoms or another not indicated on the list may appear during treatment with baycuten®, so it is advisable to discontinue its use and consult your doctor .

Contraindications and warnings of baycuten

The use of baycuten® is contraindicated in the following cases:

  • Hypersensitivity to contact with any component of the formula.
  • In skin manifestations of systemic infections such as syphilis, tuberculosis and chicken pox.
  • In patients with viral skin diseases such as herpes simplex, rosacea or viral perioral dermatitis.
  • In patients with atopic eczema, it should not be applied in conjunction with an occlusive cover.
  • In ear infections.
  • During the first trimester of pregnancy or during breastfeeding .

You should know: Before starting treatment with baycuten® cream, provide your doctor with all the information about your health history .

Avoid if you have:

  • History of hypersensitivity to any of the components or excipients of the product.
  • Serious burns or injuries.


  • Pharmaceutical products such as baycuten® must be administered with a prescription or prescription.
  • For effective results while taking this medication, follow your doctor’s instructions.
  • In case of poisoning with this drug, go immediately to the nearest health center.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.

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