Medicine Overview of Dipnate Cream
How to use Dipnate Cream
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
How Dipnate Cream works
Dipnate Cream is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
In Depth Information on Dipnate Cream
Dipnate Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Dipnate Cream
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dipnate Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Dipnate Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim+more
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Dipnate Cream alters the ability to+more
drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Dipnate Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kidne+more
y disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dipnate Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Dipnate Cream is probably safe to use in patients with liver+more
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dipnate Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions about Dipnate Cream
Frequently asked questions about Betamethasone Topical
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.
Substitutes for Dipnate
No substitutes found for this medicine