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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
Prescription: Diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) is available only by prescription in the us. ...Read more
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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
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
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
Diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate): Diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) is a prescription medication. ...Read more
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
Can anyone tell me if I can buy diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) cream either direct from the chemist or anywhere online?
Not legally.: Diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) requires a prescription in the us. ...Read more
Some parts of my body skin is dried and seldom itchy. So I have dark patches. It aggravates when I sweat. I apply diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) on them from time to time.?
Try hydrocortisone: This sounds like you have what is called "seborrheic dermatitis". What a big word for something so common! It is in the eczema family. Try rubbing baby oil into the area while the skin is soaking wet after showers then towel dry. There is no cure for this, it will almost always come back. Don't get discouraged, just keep the diprosonebbb handy. ...Read more
I've severe itching and blisters form, upper body only. Diprosone/eleuphrat works, but doesn't work all along my spine. Still waiting on Derm App.
Find the cause: Looks like you are on the right path by seeing a derm doctor to find out the cause. Why the cortisone cream has not worked on your spine area is unclear at this point until the cause can be establish. However you may apply the cream up to 3x a day on that area if the appointment is less than 2 weeks away. Be sure to leave some lesions untreated for at least 72 hours before you see your derm also. ...Read more
Have small painful bumps between my buttocks that sting most when I walk. Applied 'Diprosone' but hasn't helped. Any idea what it is or what to do?
Painful Rash: I cannot be sure without seeing the rash, but I have seen herpes crop up at the top of the split line between the buttocks. Also possible is shingles which causes a painful rash. Neither would respond well to a topical steroid, so please stop using it and see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
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
At the corner of the mouth, there is a crack and dryness, dark patch. I applied diprosone (betamethasone dipropionate) sometimes. It comes and goes. Is it angular cheilitis?
More likely: And the cause would be candida albicans. ...Read more
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
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
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
Bad choice: This is a glucocorticoid and will relieve inflammation some at the cost of greatly enhancing the growth of the bacteria. You will make it worse. Glucocorticoids may be useful injected into a huge lesion, or during the flareup when Isotretinoin is begun. Please get some scientific treatment for your acne and remember it is not a lifestyle or hygiene relate disease. ...Read more
Terrible choice: It will suppress the inflammation just enough to give the bacteria a growth edge for the long run, and cause some overgrowth of the sebaceous glands that keep the disease going. Get some topical benzoyl peroxide, use it aggressively and if you're not clear in two weeks, get with a competent physician. ...Read more
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
Yes: It would help many cases of vulvar dystrophy and has anti-yeast effect as well. It should only be used sparingly and 3 times a week maximum. ...Read more
Not lice.: Possibly to treat itching due to louse bites, but will not kill lice or nits. ...Read more
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
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
Red and itchy patches keep appearing on both hands. I've noticed that betamethasone dipropionate temporarily helps, but issue persists.
See a dermatologist: Eczema? Irritant contact? Allergic contact? What is your job? ...Read more