Beprosalic

Medically reviewed by | By

Update Date 12/05/2020
Share now

Uses

What is beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate) used for?

Beprosalic is commonly used for relief of the inflammatory manifestations of hyperkeratotic & dry corticosteroid responsive dermatoses which include psoriasis, chronic atopic dermatitis, neurodermatitis & seborrhoeic dermatitis.

How should I take beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate)?

Apply beprosalic on the affected skin and exactly as directed.

How do I store beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate)?

Beprosalic is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store beprosalic in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of beprosalic that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush beprosalic down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate)?

Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of beprosalic or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using beprosalic during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking beprosalic.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate)?

Some side effects may occur when using this drug, such as:

  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Dryness
  • Folliculitis
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Acneiform eruptions
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Maceration of the skin
  • Secondary infection
  • Skin atrophy
  • Striae & miliaria
  • Dermatitis

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate)?

Beprosalic may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate)?

Beprosalic may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate)?

Beprosalic may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate).

What is the dose of beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate) for an adult?

Apply on the affected skin, in the morning and the evening.

What is the dose of beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate) for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is beprosalic (betamethasone dipropionate) available?

Beprosalic is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Lotion 30ml
  • Ointment 15g

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of beprosalic, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

msBahasa Malaysia

Read also:

    Was this article helpful for you ?
    happy unhappy"
    Sources

    You might also like

    Update On Current Management of Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is chronic condition that poses physical and emotional stress on the patient. Current management of Psoriasis is discussed in this article.

    Medically reviewed by Panel Perubatan Hello Doktor
    Written by Ahmad Wazir Aiman Mohd Abdul Wahab

    10 Things to Do After Waxing and Shaving to Prevent Rash and Irritation

    Waxing or shaving is a common thing for anyone who cares about their image to look neater and good. Waxing and shaving sometimes can cause rash and irritation on the skin in which as a result may leave marks. Rash ...

    Medically reviewed by Hello Doktor Medical Panel
    Written by Muhammad Wa'iz

    Black nightshade

    Learn about black nightshade. What do people use it for? What should we know before using it? What are side effects, the warnings and the dose?

    Written by Du Khuu

    Triderm

    Learn about Triderm. What are the precautions, the warnings and the usage of this drug? What should we know about its dose?

    Written by Nha Ngo

    Recommended for you

    arthritis psoriasis

    Every 1 in 3 Psoriasis Patients Develops Arthritis

    Medically reviewed by Dr. Joseph Tan
    Written by Aaron Joseph Sta Maria
    Published on 09/04/2020
    biologic

    Why You Should Not Be Worried About Biologic Treatment for Psoriasis

    Medically reviewed by Dr. Joseph Tan
    Written by Aaron Joseph Sta Maria
    Published on 08/04/2020
    lifestyle psoriasis

    Lifestyle Changes to Make in the Fight Against Psoriasis

    Medically reviewed by Dr. Joseph Tan
    Written by Aaron Joseph Sta Maria
    Published on 08/04/2020
    psoriasis, drugs

    Effectiveness of Biologic Treatment for Psoriasis

    Medically reviewed by Dr. Joseph Tan
    Written by Aaron Joseph Sta Maria
    Published on 08/04/2020