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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Diprolene (Overview)

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


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
5 doctors shared insights

Diprolene (Overview)

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


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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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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

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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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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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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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Hi, I used a mix of Diprolene and Bactroban, (mupirocin) both in lotion, in the nostrils for 7-8 days. The doctor ordered a thin film with a qtip but I used a lot?

Hi, I used a mix of Diprolene and Bactroban, (mupirocin) both in lotion, in the nostrils for 7-8 days. The doctor ordered a thin film with a qtip but I used a lot?

Stop using them both: Stop using diprolene and bactroban, (mupirocin) that you have used inside your nostril for 7-8 days. Steroid used in high quantities may give you some side effects. Bactroban (mupirocin) is probably safe. Please follow doctors advice. ...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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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Augmented Betamethasone Dip (Definition)

Augmented betamethasone dip is a very high strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more