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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
The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
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
- 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
- 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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems