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Doctor insights on: Alclometasone Dipropionate Cream

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Aclovate (Definition)

Aclovate is a low strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more


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Do you think I can use alclometasone dipropionate on rashes?

Do you think I can use alclometasone dipropionate on rashes?

Yes for eczema: It is safe for eczema but will worsen a fungal or bacterial infection. It is a moderately strong cortisone or corticosteroid. ...Read more

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Why is aclovate cream helping my eyebrows?

Why is aclovate cream helping my eyebrows?

Aclovate: Aclovate is a type of steroid and works to relieve itching and inflammation by reducing inflammation and suppressing an overactive immune system. ...Read more

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Aclovate cream is not helping my eyebrows. What are alternatives?

Aclovate cream is not helping my eyebrows. What are alternatives?

Depends on the prob: What are you treating? You really should be using eye meds this close to your eye. You can try scrubbing them with baby shampoo-but it depends. ...Read more

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How long can you use aclovate cream?

How long can you use aclovate cream?

Cream: Any cortisone related cream should not be used for long time, but to get better answer consult dermatologist. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my eyebrow come completely out. The dermatologist gave me Nizoral (ketoconazole) and aclovate cream but it's not helping at all. Any ideas?

Use Latisse (bimatoprost): If you mean that you are loosing your eyebrow hair, you have to find out what is causing it. There are many systemic causes. One of these issues are thyroid dz. So you need to have a complete physical and lab work. But if all is OK, then you may use Latisse (bimatoprost) over the eyebrow and that has shown to help eyebrow hair loss. ...Read more

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Can I buy dipropionate cream over the counter?

Can I buy dipropionate cream over the counter?

It's a steroid: Needs an r/x- there are steroid creams in low doses over the counter. ...Read more

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What is clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream?

What is clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream?

Antifungal & steroid: Clotrimazole is a very commonly used antifungal. Betamethasone is a fairly potent topical steroid that can reduce inflammation. A combination of the two is called Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) and is available by prescription. ...Read more

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What is clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream used for?

Fungal infections: This combination of medicines (lotrisone) is used for the treatment of superficial fungal infections. It is best to have had some test to prove a fungus is present before using. The Clotrimazole takes car of the fungus and the Betamethasone helps reduce the inflammation (redness) that can often be present. ...Read more

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What are clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream used for?

The clotrimazole: Is an anti-fungal; betamethasonce a glucocorticoid that suppresses immune response, and inflammatory cells and that actually makes the infection worse. ...Read more

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Where can you purchase diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) cream 30g?

Purchase: This is being answered by a provider who is not a pharmacist. I saw this size listed for sale without a prescription on international on-line pharmacy sites. I would be warry to but through an international pharmacy as you may not get what you actually ordered. ...Read more

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Using diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) cream -- any side effects?

Using diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) cream -- any side effects?

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. ...Read more

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How can I use betamethasone dipropionate cream to make my foreskin to be shorter?

How can I use betamethasone dipropionate cream to make my foreskin to be shorter?

Do you mean looser?: Cream is uised to loosen foreskin iF & when foreskin is too tight to retract easily, i.e corrects phimosis. It does not make foreskin shorter. Pull back foreskin as far as omfortable, then apply to narrow constricted area of skin twice daily until skin is nice & loose. Always return foreskin over glans when you finish, once foreskin retracts all the way. See urologist if unsucessful. ...Read more

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Can you buy diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) cream either direct from the chemist or anywhere online?

On-line BUT....: There are on-line sites that state it can be purchased without a prescription. Buyer beware. You may not get what you were asking for. ...Read more

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Sir I have itching problam about 2 year I used lat of creams but one cream is here is name is betamethasone dipropionate cream that cream is not wa?

Sir I have itching problam about 2 year I used lat of creams but one cream is here is name is betamethasone dipropionate cream that cream is not wa?

Skin condition: You likely have a skin condition that responds to stronger cortisone like creams. These are often not cured, but controlled with medication. Treat till rash is gone for a week. Restart treatment as soon as you feel some itching, or see any rash. ...Read more

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Can I use clotrimazole betamethasone dipropionate cream 1%?

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. ...Read more

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Can betamethasone dipropionate cream help acne?

Can betamethasone dipropionate cream help acne?

Not a treatment: While Betamethasone may reduce very inflammatory acne temporarily, it a very strong steroid and should not be used on the face. It can cause thinning of the skin, discoloration, small blood vessel formation, and even create more acne. Try instead over the counter preparations with benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. If you still need more treatment, please see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can I use diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) ov cream on fungal infected scalp?

Can I use diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) ov cream on fungal infected scalp?

No.: Diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory cream; it will make a fungal infection worse. Fungal infections of the scalp usually require an oral antifungal, because creams & lotions can't penetrate the hair follicles where the fungus is located. ...Read more

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Can you use diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) ov cream on fungal infected scalp?

Can you use diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) ov cream on fungal infected scalp?

No: Fungal infections on scalp travel down hair follicles and require oral anti fungal medications. Please get checked by a dermatologist who can confirm the diagnosis and treat accordingly. Usually otc ketoconazole shampoo can be used in conjunction with oral rx. But who wants cream on their hair anyway, right? ...Read more

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Can clotrimazole Betamethasone dipropionate cream be used to treat psoriasis short term?

Yes - two medicines: The cream you have been prescribed contains two medicines - clotrimazole, which is antifungal, and Betamethasone dipropionate, which is a steroid (anti-inflammatory). The Betamethasone dipropionate component is more usual treatment for psoriasis but if the doctor wasn't sure whether there was fungus as a part of your rash, the clotrimazole makes sense too. ...Read more

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Male, 32, has for 1 year had itchy rash pop up on feet, elbows and legs. Goes after treating with dipropionate cream; returns after 1 wk. Suggestions?

Male, 32, has for 1 year had itchy rash pop up on feet, elbows and legs. Goes after treating with dipropionate cream; returns after 1 wk. Suggestions?

Eczema or psoriasis: If it is on the outside, or tip of the elbow, it is more likely to be psoriasis. If it is on the inside of the elbow it is more likely to be eczema. They are both steroid responsive but make sure you take long breaks from the steroids, and use moisturizers to reduce your chance of permanent side effects. The side effects include skin atrophy, spider veins, striae, and hypopigmentation. ...Read more

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Can clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream treat psoriasis?

Can clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream treat psoriasis?

Absolutely Not: This medication will treat inflammation and a fungal infection. Totally wrong for acne. Tje betamethazone may help, bit the antifungal is a waist. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is actavis clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream used for?

Inflammatory fungus: Clotrimazole is an anti fungal medicine. Betamethasone is a steroid. The combination is useful for inflammatory diseases in areas prone to fungus, such as dyshydrotic dermatitis on the feet. ...Read more

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Will clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream help treat shingles?

Will clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream help treat shingles?

ItWillNotHelpWithAnt: Even though Betamethasone is sometime recommended as an anti inflammatory cream for rash. But Shingles when treated with Antiviral Drugs and studies have shown that corticosteroids like betamethasone along with an antiviral medicine does not help any more than just taking antiviral drugs ...Read more