Disease Information for Betamethasone (Valisone/Celestone/Diprolene) adm

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Iatrogenic corticosteroid/treatment/effects
Subcutaneous/skin atrophy from steroid creams
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-Dermatosis corticosteroid responsive
DRUG/Cortisone/Corticosteroid drug (ex)
DRUG/Dermatology use
DRUG/External application only/drug/unction (ex).
DRUG/Higher potency corticosteroid ointment cream
DRUG/Super high potency steroid unction
DRUG/Topical medication (example)
DRUG/Unctions/applied externally (category)
DRUG/Unction/ointment/gel dermatologic application
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Betadexamethasone, BETAMETHASONE, Betamethasone (substance), Betamethasone preparation, Betamethasone preparation (product), Betamethasone preparation (substance), Flubenisolone, Flubenisolone preparation, Pregna 1,4 diene 3,20 dione 9 fluoro 11,17,21 trihydroxy 16 methyl (11beta,16beta), Brand name/Beben (Betamethasone), Brand name/Benisone (Betamethasone), Brand name/Celestone (Betamethasone), Brand name/Diprolene (Betamethasone) ointment, Brand name/Luxiq (Betamethasone) foam/scalp, Brand name/Uticort (Betamethasone benzoate), Brand name/Valisone (Betamethasone)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$ Expensive medication
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Dose 0.6 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Topical steroid drug;synthetic corticoid cream/ointment;as diprolene (diproprionate 0.05%) can be a super high potency steroid unction; beware atrophy effects

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