Diprosone Cream

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20 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Diprosone Cream

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Uses of Diprosone Cream

Diprosone Cream is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Diprosone Cream

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Diprosone 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 Diprosone Cream works

Diprosone 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 Diprosone Cream

Diprosone Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Diprosone Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diprosone Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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.
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Lactation
Diprosone Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Diprosone Cream alters the ability t
o drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Diprosone Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Diprosone Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Diprosone Cream is probably safe to use in patients with liv
er disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Diprosone Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Diprosone 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.
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Substitutes for Diprosone

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