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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Augmented Betamethasone Dip (Overview)

Augmented betamethasone dip is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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How does betamethasone (for diprolene) work for hair loss?

How does betamethasone (for diprolene) work for hair loss?

Depends on cause.: There are many kinds of hair loss, with many causes, from illnesses to surgical procedures to medications to crash diets to stress. Once you know the cause you can tailor a treatment plan. Your dermatologist can help you with this. Betamethasone will help with some types of hair loss but not others - so get professional help for this. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Augmented Betamethasone Dip (Overview)

Augmented betamethasone dip is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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How to use betamethasone for phimosis and does it have any side effects?

How to use betamethasone for phimosis and does it have any side effects?

Usually: It is usually applied twice a day to the affected area. It can thin the skin if used for too long period. Usually longer than one week. ...Read more

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Is clotrimazole the same as diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) cream?

Is clotrimazole the same as diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) cream?

No: Topical Clotrimazole is an anti-fungal antibiotic used to treat a variety of mild fungal skin infections and vaginal yeast infections. Diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) is potent topical steroid cream. The two medications are very different and have very different uses. ...Read more

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Could I be prescribed diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) for my hair loss.?

Could I be prescribed diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) for my hair loss.?

Possibly: Diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) is the brand name for a steroid called betamethasone. Some patients with inflammatory alopecia may respond to topical steroids. However, that is far too general a statement to hang your hat on. Having a dermatologist involved in your eval and care would be a good thing to consider. ...Read more

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Is clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream the same as diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) cream?

Is clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream the same as diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) cream?

Diprolene (augmented betamethasone dip) is: Betamethasone; Clotrimazole is an anti-fungal. A steroid cream is not good to use on any infection, but does stop itch and redness, but blunts immune and inflammatory defenses from ridding the infection. ...Read more

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How does betamethasone (for diprolene) work for hair loss?

Depends on cause.: There are many kinds of hair loss, with many causes, from illnesses to surgical procedures to medications to crash diets to stress. Once you know the cause you can tailor a treatment plan. Your dermatologist can help you with this. Betamethasone will help with some types of hair loss but not others - so get professional help for this. ...Read more

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Small red bump on vagina lip. Sore, swollen, no itching. What is it? How to treat? Can I put betamethasone dip cream on it?

Small red bump on vagina lip. Sore, swollen, no itching. What is it? How to treat? Can I put betamethasone dip cream on it?

Razor irritation: You probably got razor irritation. Hopefully it's not infected. Do not put betamethasone. That's a steroid and may make it worse if infected. Just keep it clean and dry. If it gets worse, you may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What is the use of medivin or betamethasone cream?

Betamethasone: Betamethasone is a steroid (cortisone)cream used for inflammatory skin conditions (rashes). It should not be used for very long due to risks of atrophy of the skin. ...Read more

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It's okay to use celestone-m cream for acne right?

It's okay to use celestone-m cream for acne right?

Terrible idea: Betamethasone will interfere with your body's ability to fight the bacteria that cause acne. The pimples may regress as the bacteria overgrow, but they will have won and your disease will get worse. You are asking for a secondary infection, and if you keep doing this, the skin on your face will atrophy. Benzoyl peroxide and your physician are your two best friends. ...Read more

Dr. Stewart Tepper
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Betamethasone (Definition)

Betamethasone is a steroid that is given in 2 injections 24 hours apart when there is a strong possibility of preterm delivery. It is given between 24 and 34 weeks. It helps mature the lungs of the baby to decrease ...Read more


Dr. Steven Griggs
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Diprolene (Definition)

Diprolene is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more