Diprolene AF Dosage
Generic name: betamethasone dipropionate 0.5mg in 1g
Dosage form: cream
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 9, 2020.
Apply a thin film of DIPROLENE AF Cream to the affected skin areas once or twice daily.
Therapy should be discontinued when control is achieved. DIPROLENE AF Cream is a high-potency corticosteroid. Treatment with DIPROLENE AF Cream should not exceed 50 g per week because of the potential for the drug to suppress the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)].
DIPROLENE AF Cream should not be used with occlusive dressings unless directed by a physician.
Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands after each application.
Avoid use on the face, groin, or axillae, or if skin atrophy is present at the treatment site.
DIPROLENE AF Cream is for topical use only. It is not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
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