Diprosone Ointment is a prescription medication that is used to treat itching and inflammation caused by skin conditions including psoriasis and eczema. Diprosone Ointment contains the potent steroid betamethasone dipropionate and works by preventing the release of inflammatory substances in the body.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Diprosone Ointment include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of betamethasone dipropionate:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Diprosone Ointment?
If you miss a dose of Diprosone Ointment, you should apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Diprosone Ointment?
Diprosone Ointment and the generic alternative betamethasone dipropionate ointment are available in a strength of 0.05%.