Diprosone (Betamethasone Dipropionate)
What is Diprosone (Betamethasone Dipropionate) used for?
Diprosone (Betamethasone Dipropionate) is applied topically to treat different skin conditions, such as eczema, rashes, dermatitis and other conditions. This medication is a type of corticosteroid, which relieves symptoms such as swelling, itchiness and redness by preventing the body from releasing substances that cause these symptoms.
How should I use Diprosone (Betamethasone Dipropionate)?
Diprosone (Betamethasone Dipropionate) cream or ointment should only be applied to the skin. You should not apply it to the groin, face or armpits unless told to do so by a physician. To apply it, you should make sure the affected area is dry and clean, before applying a thin layer to the affected area and gently rubbing it in. Your physician may tell you to apply it 1 to 2 times per day. Follow the instructions provided to you by your physician.
What are the side effects of Diprosone (Betamethasone Dipropionate)?
Some possible side effects of Diprosone (Betamethasone Dipropionate) include:
You should immediately consult your physician if you notice any side effects while using this medication.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Diprosone (Betamethasone Dipropionate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.