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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Valisone (Overview)

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


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I have spots all over my legs and my doctor put me on valisone. Will this help at all?

I have spots all over my legs and my doctor put me on valisone. Will this help at all?

Leg spots: Valisone is a topical steroid useful for eczema and a few more conditions. If you have eczema, this medication is fine. If you do not have eczema, valisone may not help. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
91 doctors shared insights

Valisone (Overview)

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


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Is valisone g prescribed for impetigo?

Is valisone g prescribed for impetigo?

No: Impetigo is a bacterial infection of the skin.It can be caused by several different bacteria, most commonly though it is caused by a strep infection of the skin. It is not cured by vaseline. It requires either topical or oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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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 valisone g prescribed for impetigo?

No: Impetigo is a bacterial infection of the skin.It can be caused by several different bacteria, most commonly though it is caused by a strep infection of the skin. It is not cured by vaseline. It requires either topical or oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have spots all over my legs and my doctor put me on valisone. Will this help at all?

Leg spots: Valisone is a topical steroid useful for eczema and a few more conditions. If you have eczema, this medication is fine. If you do not have eczema, valisone may not help. ...Read more

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How long till betamethasone will start working?

2-3 days: Usually one begins to improvement in 48-72 hours after asteroid injection. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of betamethasone?

What are the side effects of  betamethasone?

Betamethazone: Bethamethsone is a potent steroid that can affect multiple organ systems from high blood pressure, to cataracts, to thinning of skin and many more side effects. ...Read more

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Which is better--dexamethasone or betamethasone?

Which is better--dexamethasone or betamethasone?

Neither.: There is no "better" or "worse" among topical corticosteroids. (i'm assuming you are talking about topicals, but Dexamethasone is also given orally.) both are mid-strength anti-inflammatory creams. Betamethasone is probably more popular in this country, but i don't know of any particular reason for that. ...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. Lynne Weixel
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Betamethasone Valerate (Definition)

Betamethasone valerate is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of ...Read more