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||BRAND NAME : Diprosone
CHEMICAL CONTENTS: Betamethasone dipropionate
Diprosone, Diprolene Uses:
Diprosone, Diprolene, a synthetic cortisone-like steroid available in cream, gel, lotion, or ointment form, is used to treat certain itchy rashes and other inflammatory skin conditions. Its sister product Diprosone, Diprolene is available only as a cream.
Diprosone, Diprolene Dosage:
ADULTS: Diprosone, Diprolene products are not to be used with airtight dressings.
Cream or ointment
Apply a thin film to the affected skin areas once or twice daily. Treatment should be limited to 45 grams per week.
Apply a few drops of Diprolene Lotion to the affected area once or twice daily and massage lightly until the lotion disappears.
Treatment must be limited to 14 days; do not use any more than 50 ml per week.
Gel Apply a thin layer of Diprolene Gel to the affected area once or twice daily and rub in gently and completely.
Treatment must be limited to 14 days; do not use any more than 50 grams per week.
Children :Use of Diprosone, Diprolene is not recommended for children 12 and under. For those 13 and over, use no more than necessary to obtain results.
Diprosone, Diprolene Contraindications :
Do not use Diprosone, Diprolene if you are sensitive to it or any other steroid medication.
Diprosone, Diprolene Side Effects:
A possible side effect of Diprosone, Diprolene is stinging or burning of the skin where the medication is applied.
Other side effects on the skin may include : Acne-like eruptions, atrophy, "broken'' capillaries (fine reddish lines), cracking or tightening, dryness, excess hair growth, infected hair follicles, inflammation, irritation, itching, prickly heat, rash, redness, sensitivity to touch
Diprosone, Diprolene Overdose:
Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome may include : Acne, depression, excessive hair growth, blood hypertension, humped upper back, insomnia, moon-faced appearance, muscle weakness, obese trunk, paranoia, stretch marks, susceptibility to bruising, fractures, infections, retardation of growth, wasted limbs
Diprosone, Diprolene Missed dose:
Apply Diprosone, Diprolene as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule.
Diprosone, Diprolene Storage:
Store Diprosone, Diprolene at room temperature.
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