Betamethasone Dipropionate vs Betamethasone Valerate

Betamethasone Dipropionate
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Betamethasone Valerate
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Betamethasone Dipropionate is a skin medication.
Betamethasone Valerate is a skin medication.
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Approval Date
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September 4, 1984
August 31, 1983
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,074 Discussions
751 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Itching
#2 for Rash
#3 for Psoriasis
#4 for Eczema
#5 for Skin Problems
#6 for Dermatitis
Betamethasone Dipropionate is prescribed for Itching, Rash, Psoriasis and Eczema and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Itching
#2 for Rash
#3 for Eczema
#4 for Psoriasis
#5 for Skin Problems
#8 for Dandruff
Betamethasone Valerate is prescribed for Itching, Rash, Psoriasis and Eczema and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Tinea
7
Lack Of Sleep
2
Candida
2
Fever
2
Bladder Infection
2
Weight Gain
2
Nausea
2
Dehydration
2
Chicken Pox
2
Weeping
2
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Folliculitis
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Drowsiness
3
Fever
3
Tinea
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Paranoia
2
Migraines
1
Stroke
1
Weeping
1
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Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Betamethasone Dipropionate during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Betamethasone Valerate during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Ointment, Spray
Foam, Ointment
Dosages
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Aerosol: 0.1%
Cream: 0.05%
Lotion: 0.05%
Ointment: 0.05%
Spray: 0.05%
Cream: 0.01%, 0.1%
Foam: 0.12%
Lotion: 0.1%
Ointment: 0.1%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Betamethasone Dipropionate , Betamethasone Dipropionate/Propylene Glycol
Betamethasone Valerate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Betamethasone Dipropionate and Betamethasone Valerate: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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