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I want to stop mediven betamethasone cream but if I do I get very itchy & rashes which later turns dark like dead skin. I used it before for allergy?

I want to stop mediven betamethasone cream but if I do I get very itchy & rashes which later turns dark like dead skin. I used it before for allergy?

See dermatologist: The betamethasone cream only reduces the inflammation and does nothing on the cause for your rash. Thus the rash will return within days after you stop using the cream. You need to consult a dermatologist to try to find out the cause. ...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


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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

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How effective is betamethasone creams for phimosis?

How effective is betamethasone creams for phimosis?

Betamethasone: Betamethasone cream has be used very effectively for treatment of phimosis in children and adults. It is safe, easy to apply and cost effective. In most published protocols, it is used twice daily for up to 4 weeks. Used as instructed, it will cure or significantly improve the problem in over 70% of patients. ...Read more

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I have phimosis and I have been given betamethasone. Is the cream or ointment better?

Equal: Results with these medications seem equal. There are no clinical studies showing superiority of one over the other. ...Read more

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How effective is betamethasone cream for pinhole phimosis?

It can help.: The use of Betamethasone cream, along with good hygiene and stretching exercises can help with phimosis. Whether is can fix the problem depends on the degree of phimosis and the presence of scarring. In young boys, the issue can resolve spontaneously, and sped up with topical steroids. In adults, especially if scarring has occurred, the success rate drops. ...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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Can I used an expired betnovate (betamethasone valerate) cream?

You can, but: You probably should not. It likely is less effective, with fewer active ingredients, and some of them may be more toxic than the original active pharmaceutical ingredient. ...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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How to use betamethasone cream for phimosis and does it has any side effects?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist and urologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Can I still use betnovate (betamethasone valerate)cream that expired in oct 2009

No: It probably would have very little effect on what you are treating. But somewhere should be an expiration date. ...Read more

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What is clotrimazole and betamethasone cream used for?

Way too many things: This is a sore point among dermatologists. Clotrimazole is an antifungal, Betamethasone is an anti-inflammatory; so the combination cream is used by many docs who are too lazy to figure out whether a rash is an eczema or a ringworm. Unfortunately, it doesn't work very well on either one, for most people. ...Read more

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What is lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream usually used for?

What is lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream usually used for?

Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream: This cream is an antifungal cream that has a little cortizone (hydrocortisone) in it. I don't use this cream because I feel it decreases local defenses against the very fungus you're trying to kill. And besides that, the cortizone (hydrocortisone) which is in this cream is too powerful to use on some areas for extended times. It can cause thinning of the skin. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me what exactly is clotrimazole and betamethasone diproprionate cream?

Combination drug: It is a anti-fungal plus a cortisone cream to stop the itching. ...Read more

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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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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%?

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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Do clotrimazole and betamethasone diproplonate cream work on fungus?

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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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Celestone (Definition)

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