Diprolene Creamand/or alternativesChemical Ingredient: Betamethasone Dipropionate
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0.05% Glycol Cream
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- Prescription Required
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- Manufactured by Merck
- Product of India • Shipped from Mauritius
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Diprolene Cream Drug Information
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Diprolene Drug Information
Diprolene Cream Overview
Diprolene Cream is used to treat a variety of skin conditions (e.g., eczema, dermatitis, allergies, rash). Betamethasone reduces the swelling, itching, and redness that can occur in these types of conditions. Diprolene Cream is a strong to very strong (high- to super-high-potency) corticosteroid. The strength depends on the form (cream, gel, or ointment) that you use. For details on the strength of your product, ask your pharmacist.
How to Use Diprolene Cream
Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using Diprolene Cream and each time you get a refill. Use Diprolene Cream on the skin only. However, do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms or for diaper rash unless directed to do so by your doctor. Wash and dry your hands. Before applying the medication, clean and dry the affected area. Apply a thin film of the medication to the affected area and gently rub in, usually 1-2 times daily or as directed by your doctor. Do not cover, bandage, or wrap the area. If your doctor directs you to use Diprolene Cream in the diaper area on an infant, do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants. After applying the medication, wash your hands unless you are using Diprolene Cream to treat the hands. When applying Diprolene Cream near the eyes, avoid getting it in the eyes as this may worsen or cause glaucoma. Also, avoid getting Diprolene Cream in the nose or mouth. If you get the medication in these areas, rinse with plenty of water. Use Diprolene Cream only for the condition prescribed. Do not use it for longer than 2 weeks in a row or use more than 50 grams of the gel or more than 45 grams of the cream/ointment per week unless directed to do so by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens after 2 weeks.
Diprolene Cream Precautions
Before using betamethasone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other corticosteroids (e.g., hydrocortisone, prednisone); or if you have any other allergies. Diprolene Cream may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Diprolene Cream, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,poor blood circulation, immune system problems, certain skin conditions if using the gel (rosacea, perioral dermatitis). Do not use if there is an infection or sore present in the area to be treated. Rarely, using corticosteroid medications for a long time or over large areas of skin can make it more difficult for your body to respond to physical stress. Therefore, before having surgery or emergency treatment, or if you get a serious illness/injury, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using Diprolene Cream or have used Diprolene Cream within the past few months. Though it is unlikely, Diprolene Cream may temporarily slow down a child's growth if used for a long time. See the doctor regularly so your child's height can be checked. During pregnancy, Diprolene Cream should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is unknown if Diprolene Cream passes into breast milk. Similar medications pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Diprolene Cream Misdose
If you miss a dose of Diprolene Cream, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Diprolene Cream Interactions
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (such as prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.corticosteroids taken by mouth (such as prednisone).
Diprolene Cream Side Effects
What are Diprolene Cream side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Diprolene Cream may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Diprolene Cream as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Diprolene Cream
The side effects of Diprolene Cream may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Diprolene Cream. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Diprolene Cream may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Diprolene Cream, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Diprolene Cream.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Diprolene Cream, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Diprolene Cream and the side effects associated with Diprolene Cream are described in the following:
Common Diprolene Cream Side Effects
- stinging of skin
Less Frequent Diprolene Cream Side Effects
- skin and skin structure infection
- skin atrophy
- pruritus of skin
- skin rash
- headache disorder
- treatment site sequelae
Rare or Very Rare Diprolene Cream Side Effects
- skin striae
- skin ulcer
- skin hypopigmentation
- central serous chorioretinopathy
- hypothalamic-pituitary insufficiency
- adrenal cortical insufficiency
- ocular hypertension
- bullous dermatitis
- acneiform eruption
- dry skin
- blistering skin
- skin irritation
- perioral dermatitis
- contact dermatitis
Diprolene Cream Storage
Store at room temperature away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Diprolene Cream when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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