Diprosone Cream (Betamethasone dipropionate)

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Diprosone Cream is a prescription topical medication indicated to relieve inflammatory symptoms and itches caused by severe psoriasis and rashes that respond to treatment with corticosteroid creams, lotions, or ointments. Such rashes include contact dermatitis, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and senile pruritis. It contains an active ingredient called Betamethasone dipropionate which belongs to the class of medications called topical corticosteroids. It works by reducing inflammation and itchiness on the affected area of the skin.

Uses and Dosage

To use Diprosone Cream effectively, follow the instructions provided. Begin by washing and drying your hands. Next, clean, and dry the affected area before applying a thin film of the medication once or twice daily, or as directed by your doctor. Avoid covering the area unless instructed to do so by a healthcare professional.

Diprosone Cream should only be used for the condition it was prescribed for and for the duration prescribed. If your condition persists or worsens after 2 weeks, contact your doctor. The treatment should be stopped when the condition is cleared. Do not continue the medication for longer than 4 weeks without further consulting your doctor.

Side effect

Common Side Effects of Diprosone Cream (Betamethasone dipropionate):

  • Blistering of the skin
  • Burning or stinging
  • Inflammation of the hair follicles
  • Itchiness
  • Pain
  • Redness of the skin
  • Thinning of the skin

Serious Side Effects of Diprosone Cream (Betamethasone dipropionate):

  • Acne-like eruptions on the skin
  • Burning
  • Dryness
  • Excessive hair growth
  • Heat rash
  • Infections
  • Inflammation of the hair follicles
  • Irritation
  • Itchiness
  • Lightening of the skin
  • Rash
  • Softening or breaking down of the skin
  • The appearance of stretch marks
  • Thinning of the skin

Form and Strength

Diprosone Cream (Betamethasone dipropionate) is available in the following forms and strength:

Diprosone Cream: Cream

  • 0.05%

Betamethasone Dipropionate: Cream

  • 0.05%


  • Diprosone Cream should only be used for the condition it was prescribed for and for the duration prescribed.
  • Before using Diprosone Cream, tell a healthcare professional if you have any allergies or medical conditions.
  • Avoid using Diprosone Cream on the face or near the eyes, as this may cause glaucoma or worsen an existing condition.
  • Do not use Diprosone Cream on open wounds or infected areas of the skin.
  • Diprosone Cream should not be used in large amounts or for prolonged periods.
  • If any side effects persist or worsen after using Diprosone Cream, contact a healthcare professional for advice.
  • Inform a healthcare professional of any other medications being taken prior to using Diprosone Cream.
  • Diprosone Cream should not be used during pregnancy or while breastfeeding without the advice of a healthcare professional.
  • Long-term use of Diprosone Cream may result in skin thinning, discoloration, or stretch marks.
  • Diprosone Cream may interact with other medications or medical conditions, inform a healthcare professional of any pre-existing conditions or medications being taken.
  • Diprosone Cream may decrease the body's ability to fight infection and increase the risk of developing an infection.
  • Use caution when using Diprosone Cream on areas of the skin that are already thin or sensitive.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How should I use Diprosone Cream?

Diprosone Cream should be used exactly as directed by a healthcare professional. It is typically applied thinly to the affected area once or twice per day. Treatment duration may vary depending on the condition being treated.

Can Diprosone Cream be used during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?

Consult with a healthcare professional before using any medication during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. They can help weigh the potential benefits and risks of use.

Is Diprosone Cream available over the counter?

No, Diprosone Cream is only available with a prescription from a healthcare professional.


It's important to purchase Diprosone Cream from verified Canadian pharmacy.

Additional information

Generic name:

Betamethasone dipropionate





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