Betamethasone Dipropionate vs Triamcinolone Acetonide

Betamethasone Dipropionate
(Rx)
Triamcinolone Acetonide
(Rx)
Betamethasone Dipropionate is a skin medication.
Triamcinolone Acetonide is a mouth and throat - glucocorticoid and a steroid.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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September 4, 1984
March 9, 1978
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,077 Discussions
2,915 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 Allergy
#5 for Psoriasis
#6 for Acne
#7 for Swelling
#8 for Skin Problems
#9 for Canker Sores
#10 for Scars
#11 for Dermatitis
#12 for Alopecia Areata
Triamcinolone Acetonide is prescribed for Itching, Rash, Eczema, Allergy and Psoriasis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bet
Tinea
7
Candida
2
Fever
2
Lack Of Sleep
2
Chicken Pox
2
Dehydration
2
Nausea
2
Weight Gain
2
Weeping
2
Bladder Infection
2
Tri
Folliculitis
2
Weight Gain
2
Skin Cancer
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Weeping
1
Staph Infection
1
Candida
1
UTI
1
Hyperpigmentation
1
Impotence
1
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Tinea
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Tri
7
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Candida
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Tri
2
1
Fever
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Tri
2
0
Lack Of Sleep
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Tri
2
0
Chicken Pox
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Tri
2
0
Dehydration
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Tri
2
0
Nausea
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Tri
2
0
Weight Gain
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Tri
2
2
Weeping
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Tri
2
1
Bladder Infection
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Tri
2
0
Folliculitis
Tri
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2
0
Weight Gain
Tri
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2
2
Skin Cancer
Tri
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2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tri
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2
0
Weeping
Tri
Bet
1
2
Staph Infection
Tri
Bet
1
0
Candida
Tri
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1
2
UTI
Tri
Bet
1
0
Hyperpigmentation
Tri
Bet
1
0
Impotence
Tri
Bet
1
0
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 Triamcinolone Acetonide 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
Dental Product, Inhalation, Injection, Nasal Spray, Ointment
Dosages
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Aerosol: 0.1%
Cream: 0.05%
Lotion: 0.05%
Ointment: 0.05%
Spray: 0.05%
Aerosol: , 55 mcg, 55 mcg/actuation, 75 mcg/actuation, 100 mcg/actuation, 0.147 mg/gram
Ointment: 0.025%, 0.05%, 0.1%, 0.5%
Cream: 0.025%, 0.1%, 0.5%
Suspension: 3 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL, 40 mg/mL
Lotion: 0.025%, 0.1%
Kit: 40 mg/mL
Paste: 0.1%
Spray: 50 mcg
Tablet: 4 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Betamethasone Dipropionate , Betamethasone Dipropionate/Propylene Glycol
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Betamethasone Dipropionate and Triamcinolone Acetonide: 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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