Betamethasone diproprionate is typically used to relieve discomforting skin symptoms. It can help relieve skin itching, swelling, and other irritations from conditions like plaque psoriasis.
For the best results, follow the directions provided by your doctor and prescription label. Using less than the advised dose can end up reducing the benefits of betamethasone diproprionate. And using more than the advised dose can increase your risk of side effects.
Make sure you wash your hands before and after applying this medication. And unless requested by your doctor, do not use this medication for more than two weeks in a row.
When not using this medication, keep it in an area that’s room temperature and free from moisture and heat.
While using betamethasone diproprionate, avoid swallowing it. If you do accidentally end up doing so, get in touch with a poison help center or emergency room.
Betamethasone diproprionate can be quite effective for people with skin problems. But occasionally, some of these people may react poorly.
You might belong to the latter group if you have any of the following symptoms while using betamethasone diproprionate: burning, itching, irritation, skin infections, skin dryness, facial irritation or redness, acne, skin color changes, thinning skin, easy bruising, stretch marks, hair root infections, mouth rashes, contact dermatitis, heat rashes, and vision problems.
Call your doctor if you have any concerns about these symptoms.