How long can you use diprolene?

Use this medication only for the condition prescribed. Do not use it for longer than 2 weeks in a row or use more than 50 grams of the gel or more than 45 grams of the cream/ointment per week unless directed to do so by your doctor.

How much does betamethasone shot cost?

BETAMETHASONE is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to treat itching, redness, and swelling caused by some skin conditions. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of betamethasone dipropionate is around $24.92, 65% off the average retail price of $71.39.

What is the generic name for diprolene?

DIPROLENE (augmented betamethasone dipropionate) Ointment, 0.05% contains betamethasone dipropionate USP, a synthetic adrenocorticosteroid, for topical use. Betamethasone, an analog of prednisolone, has a high degree of corticosteroid activity and a slight degree of mineralocorticoid activity.

How long can you use Diprosone for?

How long to use it. Do not use DIPROSONE for more than four weeks at a time unless your doctor tells you.

Is diprolene a steroid?

What is Diprolene? Betamethasone is a highly potent steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Diprolene (for the skin) is used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis.

Is betamethasone covered by insurance?

Do Medicare prescription drug plans cover betamethasone dipropionate? Yes. 96% of Medicare prescription drug plans cover this drug.

How long does betamethasone injection take to work?

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.

Can I apply Diprosone on my face?

Use this medication on the skin only. However, do not use it on the face, groin, or underarms or for diaper rash unless directed to do so by your doctor. Wash and dry your hands. Before applying the medication, clean and dry the affected area.