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DIPROSONE® brand of betamethasone dipropionate Cream 0.05%, Ointment 0.05%, Lotion 0.05% w/w, Aerosol 0.1% w/w (Potency expressed as betamethasone) For Dermatologic Use Only ACTIONS: DIPROSONE Cream, Ointment, Lotion, and Aerosol are primarily effective because of their anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, and vasoconstrictive actions. INDICATIONS: DIPROSONE Cream, Ointment, and Lotion are indicated for the relief of the inflammatory manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. DIPROSONE Aerosol is indicated solely for the adjunctive topical management for the relief of inflammatory manifestations of acute contact dermatitis. DIPROSONE Aerosol has not been shown to be effective in any steroid-responsive dermatosis other than contact dermatitis. CONTRAINDICATIONS: DIPROSONE Cream, Ointment, Lotion, and Aerosol are contraindicated in vaccinia and varicella. Topical steroids are contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components of such preparations. DIPROSONE Aerosol is also contraindicated for use under occlusive dressings. WARNINGS FOR DIPROSONE AEROSOL: Keep DIPROSONE Aerosol away from eyes or
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