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Diprolene

DIPROLENE

Diprolene (Betamethasone) is a corticosteroid indicated for the relief of the inflammatory.

Diprolene

Diprolene is a type of tropical steroid which is used for the treatment of some types of itchy rashes and various inflammatory skin conditions. They are found in many different forms in the market such as creams, ointments and lotions.

Composition of diprolene

The cream form of diprolene comprises of betamethasone dipropionate which is a synthetic adrenocorticosteroid.

A single gram of the cream has about 0.5 mg betamethasone (like dipropionate USP, micronized). The nonmedical ingredients present in the diprolene cream include:

• Titanium dioxide

• Sodium hydroxide

• Carbomer 940

• Propylene glycol

• Water

A single gram of the lotion has about 0.5 mg betamethasone (like dipropionate USP, micronized). The nonmedical ingredients in the lotion include:

• Isopropyl alcohol

• Sodium hydroxide

• Propylene glycol

• Carbomer 940

• Purified water

A single gram of the ointment has 0.5 mg betamethasone (like dipropionate USP, micronized). The nonmedical ingredients in the ointment include:

• White wax

• Propylene glycol

• White petrolatum

• Propylene glycol monostearate

Uses of diprolene

This type of medication is helpful in treating many kinds of skin conditions (such as allergies, dermatitis, rash or eczema). The active ingredient,betamethasone helps in reducing the itching, swelling and the redness that may occur in these skin conditions. Diprolene is a strong to very strong corticosteroid. The strength of the medication depends on its form (gel, ointment or cream) that is being used. The pharmacist may provide with other information.

Side-effects of diprolene

There may be occurrences of many side-effects that are associated with the use of diprolene which may require medical attention. Some of the side-effects include:

• Stinging or burning sensation

• Dry skin

• Tightening or cracking of the skin

• Flaking, burning, crusting, drying, or blistering of the skin

• Irritation

• Redness or flushing of the skin

• Severe redness, swelling, itching, scaling, or soreness of the skin

• Unusually warm skin

• Loosening, blistering, or peeling of the skin

• Scaling and redness around the mouth

• Dark red, wart-like, raised spots on the skin

• Itching, burning, and pain in the hairy areas, or even presence of pus in the roots

• Lightening of the normal colour of the skin

• Lightening of the treated areas in dark skin

• Skin becoming soft

• Reddish purple lines starting to appear on the trunk, face, arms, or groin

• Increase in the growth of hair on the back, legs, arms, and forehead

• Pimples or acne

• Itching or burning of the skin with pinhead-sized blisters that are red in colour

Contraindications of diprolene

People having any of the following conditions should not be allowed to use diprolene of any form:

• Allergic reaction to corticosteroids (glucocorticoids) propylene glycol

• Insufficiency of the pituitary gland

• Insufficiency of the hypothalamus gland

Diprolene and pregnancy

The effects of the usage of diprolene are not completely known. But it should only be provided when the benefits outweigh the risks.

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