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Betamethasone dipropionate Augmented 0.05% cream I am taking a drug test for a government job which I cannot test for steroids how long will this last?

Betamethasone dipropionate Augmented 0.05% cream I am taking a drug test for a government job which I cannot test for steroids how long will this last?

Don't worry : The topical steroid cream that you are using is a "catabolic" steroid, legal and not part of a job application drug screen. The drug screen would look for "anabolic" steroids which are what body builders use to get very large muscles. The drug screen will not come back positive for steroid use if you are using "catabolic" steroids. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Steroids (Definition)

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Using topical steroid on scalp diprosalic betamethasone dipropionate 0.5 the doctor told me its very strong which is medium potency steroid ?

Using topical steroid on scalp diprosalic betamethasone dipropionate 0.5 the doctor told me its very strong which is medium potency steroid ?

CanResearchYourself!: e.g.: https://www.google.com/search?q=potency%20of%20topical%20corticosteroids & http://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0115/p135.pdf. All steroids (derivatives of cholesterol) work by altering gene expression, worsen blood glucose control (Diabetes Mellitus) & suppress immune system functions (can thus aggravate infections). Often fairly safe short-term if young & apparently healthy, yet can also backfire. ...Read more

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Tight foreskin/diprosone help!?

Tight foreskin/diprosone help!?

Might help: Betamethosone, active ingredient in diprosone, (betamethasone dipropionate) is fairly effective at relieving phimosis (tight foreskin) in prepubertal boys, less so in adults. Thus worth trying in boys, applied to the tight area twice daily for about 3 months.Tightness may well return after you discontinue. Of course alternative is circumcision or dorsal slit prepucioplasty (foreskin preserving surgical release of phimosis.. ...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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Why is diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) lotion causing black marks?

Why is diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) lotion causing black marks?

Not Sure: 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). You may be experiencing darkening of skin (hyper pigmentation) caused by the steroid cream. I would have it checked out by the doctor who gave it to you asap. ...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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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

Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Diprosone (Definition)

Diprosone is a high strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Betamethasone Dipropionate (Definition)

Betamethasone dipropionate is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more