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Indication(s)

Betamethasone Dipropionate is a synthetic fluorinated corticosteroid. It is active topically and produces a rapid and sustained response in eczema and dermatitis of all types, including atopic eczema, photodermatitis., lichen planus, lichen simplex, prurigo nodularis, discoid lupus erythematosus, necrobiosis lipoidica, pretibial myxodemea and erythroderma. It is also effective in the less responsive conditions such as psoriasis of the scalp and chronic plaque psoriasis of the hands and feet, but excluding widespread plaque psoriasis.

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Atopic Dermatitis

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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

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Category Value
Authorisation number PL 00025/0573
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 10-06-1986
Type Prescription only medicine
Marketing authorisation holder Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited