What is Betametasona good for?

Betamethasone topical cream, gel, lotion, and ointment are used to help relieve redness, itching, swelling, or other discomforts caused by certain skin conditions. Betamethasone topical spray is used to treat adults with mild to moderate plaque psoriasis.

Is there a generic for betamethasone dipropionate?

Betamethasone Dipropionate is an FDA-approved topical cream used on the skin to treat itching, redness, and swelling caused by some skin conditions. Betamethasone Dipropionate is a generic drug that is also available under the brand-name Diprolene.

Can you get betamethasone dipropionate over-the-counter?

Official Answer. No, Diprolene is not available as an over-the-counter (OTC) product. Diprolene (augmented betamethasone dipropionate) is a super-high potency topical corticosteroid (“steroid”) medication used on the skin and it requires a prescription from your healthcare provider.

What is the generic name for betamethasone?

What is betamethasone?

Drug Form Generic name
betamethasone dipropionate lotion betamethasone dipropionate
Diprolene ointment betamethasone dipropionate
Diprolene AF cream betamethasone dipropionate
Luxiq aerosol foam betamethasone valerate

Does betamethasone expire?

Throw away any unused betamethasone topical spray after 4 weeks.

What is the over the counter equivalent to betamethasone dipropionate?

Official Answer. Topical corticosteroids are available over the counter (OTC) but of only mild potency e.g. hydrocortisone cream. Betamethasone cream is a potent corticosteroid so is restricted to prescription only to ensure that is used safely and appropriately.

Does betamethasone dipropionate expire?

What is similar to betamethasone?

Betamethasone / clotrimazole topical Alternatives Compared

  • Fluconazole.
  • Terbinafine.
  • Lotrisone.
  • Lamisil.
  • Miconazole topical.
  • Econazole topical.

How long does betamethasone last?

Betamethasone is a corticosteroid that is available as a pill, by injection, and as an ointment, cream, lotion, gel, or aerosol (spray) for the skin, and a foam for the scalp. When given by injection, anti-inflammatory effects begin in around two hours and last for seven days.

How long is betamethasone good for once opened?

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use. Throw away any unused betamethasone topical spray after 4 weeks.