Is betamethasone dipropionate used to treat poison oak and ivy?

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2 Feb 2011

In the info I found not usually. I have usually seen Medrol dose paks given for severe cases of poison ivy/oak. It is taken by mouth and not a cream.

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DzooBaby 2 Feb 2011

It is given for dermatitis but poison ivy/oak is not listed in the lit. I found.

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