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can i use clotrimazole betamethasone dipropionate cream 1%?

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Dr. Marcela Riojas
15 years experience Family Medicine
Cream: Avoid and Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have adrenal/liver problems, or diabetes. If your symptoms do not improve after 1 or 2 weeks of treatment, or if they get worse, check with your doctor.
Answered on Jul 5, 2017
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
For what: This contains a rather high potency topical steroids and should not be used without a prescription and instructions from your physician for appropriate indication..What do you want to use it for.It also contains anti fungal clotrinazole. Betamethasone is the steroid .Consult your doctor.
Answered on Jul 6, 2017

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