A 37-year-old member asked:
Using diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) cream -- any side effects?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Ebner answered
17 years experience in Dermatology
YES: Diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) is a topical steroid and can lead to chronic and sometimes permanent side effects on the skin like thinning, scarring and increasing or decreasing pigmentation (hyper pigmentation and hypopigmentation). These side effects can be avoided by using the cream sparingly and with frequent breaks.
Answered on Aug 21, 2018
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