food interaction for DIPLENE
alcohol interaction for DIPLENE
pregnancy interaction for DIPLENE
lactation interaction for DIPLENE
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for DIPLENE
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for DIPLENE
- BETZEE 0.05% CREAM(15 GM cream in tube)Apex Laboratories Pvt LtdRs. 0.72/GM of creamRs. 10.78save 91% more per GM of cream
- AZONATE 0.05% CREAM(20 GM cream in tube)Adips Laboratories LtdRs. 1.75/GM of creamRs. 35save 78% more per GM of cream
- EXEVATE 0.05% CREAM(20 GM cream in tube)Ochoa Laboratories LtdRs. 3.32/GM of creamRs. 66.36save 59% more per GM of cream
- DIPNATE 0.05% CREAM(10 GM cream in tube)Karlin Pharmaceuticals & Exports Pvt LtdRs. 3.26/GM of creamRs. 32.56save 60% more per GM of cream
- Dr. Khalid J. FarooquiMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Beena BansalMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Harmandeep KaurMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Sunil Kumar MishraMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Sujeet JhaMBBS, Diploma, Fellowship
Expert advice for DIPLENE
Frequently asked questions for DIPLENE
Q.Is betamethasone cream available as over the counter (OTC) product?
Betamethasone cream is not available as OTC product
Q.Does betamethasone topical lighten skin/ bleach skin?
Betamethasone topical may cause skin pigmentation in few patients. It may lighten or darken the skin color. Do not use betamethasone without doctor's advice
Q.Is betamethasone valerate used for acne/ ringworm?
No. Betamethasone valerate can be used in conditions like eczema (a type of itchy skin rash), atopic dermatitis (inflammation of skin) and psoriasis of the scalp, hands and feet
Q.Does betnesol work in retention edema?
No. Betnesol (i.e. betamethasone) cannot be used in retention edema. On the contrary, it causes the fluid and salt retention thereby adding to the edema problem
Q.Is betamethasone stronger than hydrocortisone?
Betamethasone and hydrocortisone belong to the same class of medications (i.e. corticosteroids) and produce almost similar pharmacological responses. The effect may vary based on the conditions and individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.