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Brand name: Diprosone TM

Active ingredients: betamethasone dipropionate

What it is used for

INDICATIONS AS AT 22 November 1995: Diprosone is indicated for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. These include atopic eczema, infantile eczema, nummular eczema, contact dermatitis, neurodermatitis, anogenital and senile pruritus, lichen planus, intertrigo and psoriasis.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Topical
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A smooth uniform off-white ointment,free from foreign matter

Do I need a prescription?

These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

  • 15g pack
  • 50g pack

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is Not Scheduled.

  • 5g(E) pack

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient betamethasone dipropionate

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

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  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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