Generic Name - Betamethasone
Category - Anti-inflammatory
Generic for Diprosone* is indicated for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling, inflammation and discomfort of various skin conditions. Betamethasone works by reducing a chemical in the body that causes inflammation.
Generic for Diprosone* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Diprosone*is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Although there are no specified drug interactions with Generic for Diprosone*, avoid using other corticosteroids with it. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Generic for Diprosone* DosageThe following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericDiprosone*
A thin film of Generic for Diprosone* should be applied to the affected areas once or twice daily. Treatment with Generic for Diprosone* cream should be limited to 45 g per week and should not to be used with occlusive dressings.
Generic for Diprosone* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Diprosone* side Effects includebloody or black, tarry stools, confusion, excitement, restlessness, a false sense of well-being, eye pain, decreased or blurred vision, or bulging eyes, fever, sore throat, sneezing, cough, or other signs of infection, frequent passing of urine and hallucinations.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Diprosone*.
Generic for Diprosone* and Pregnancy
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Diprosone* in pregnant women have not been established. Consult your doctor before taking this medication, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Diprosone* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Diprosone* passes into human milk. However, in general corticosteroids should not be applied to the breastsbefore nursing. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Generic for Diprosone* and Pediatric
Generic for Diprosone* may be absorbed through the skin and can affect growth or cause other unwanted effects in children and teenagers. Consult your doctor before administering this drug to your children.
Generic for Diprosone* and Geriatric
Elderly patients may be more sensitive to Generic for Diprosone*. Certain side effects like tearing of the skin or blood-containing blisters on the skin may be more likely to occur in elderly patients since the skin of older adults are naturally thin.
The above information about Generic for Diprosone*serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.