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Betamethasone dipropionate is a synthetic glucocorticoid that is used topically on the skin. (The naturally-occurring glucocorticoid is cortisol or hydrocortisone which is produced by the adrenal gland.) Glucocorticoids have potent anti-inflammatory actions and also suppresses the immune response.
Diprolene AF Cream is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
|Diprolene AF 0.05% 15 gm - 1 Tube
|Diprolene AF 0.05% 15 gm - 2 Tubes
|Diprolene AF 0.05% 15 gm - 3 Tubes
|Diprolene AF 0.05% 50 gm - 1 Tube
|Diprolene AF 0.05% 50 gm - 2 Tubes
|Diprolene AF 0.05% 50 gm - 3 Tubes
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Diprolene AF Directions To Use
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. TO USE THIS MEDICINE: apply a small amount of medicine to the affected area. Gently rub the medicine in until it is evenly distributed. Wash your hands after applying this medicine, unless your hands are part of treated area. DO NOT BANDAGE OR WRAP the affected area unless directed otherwise by your doctor. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, apply it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
Diprolene AF Warnings and Side Effects
This medication is to be used as directed by the physician and should not be used longer than the prescribed time period. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. Do not use this medication for any disorder other than that for which it was prescribed. The treated skin area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped as to be occlusive.
CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience skin thinning and discoloration, stinging, rash, dry skin, itching, burning, redness, or swelling not present before using this medicine. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
Diprolene AF Missed Dose
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Diprolene AF Storage
Store between 2°and 30°C (36° and 86° F).
Diprolene AF Overdose
Topically applied Diprolene AF can be absorbed in sufficient amounts to produce systemic effects. Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
Diprolene AF More Information
Diprolene AF Cream is contraindicated for patients who are hypersensitive to betamethasone dipropionate, to other corticosteroids, or to any ingredient in this preparation.
Diprolene AF Disclaimer
This drug information is for your information purposes only, it is not intended that this information covers all uses, directions, drug interactions, precautions, or adverse effects of your medication. This is only general information, and should not be relied on for any purpose. It should not be construed as containing specific instructions for any particular patient. We disclaim all responsibility for the accuracy and reliability of this information, and/or any consequences arising from the use of this information, including damage or adverse consequences to persons or property, however such damages or consequences arise. No warranty, either expressed or implied, is made in regards to this information.