Active ingredients: betamethasone dipropionate
What it is used for
For the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of resistant or severe corticosteroid responsive dermatoses. These include atopic eczema, nummular eczema, contact dermatitis, neurodermatitis, anogenital and senile pruritus, lichen planus and psoriasis. DIPROSONE OV Ointment is also indicated for the maintenance of remission in chronic 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 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A smooth, uniform, white pearlescent ointment free from foreign matter
Do I need a prescription?
These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. They are Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
- 30g pack
- 5g(sample) pack
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. These medicines are Not Scheduled.
- 30g(E) pack
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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)