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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply a thin film of DIPROLENE AF Cream to the affected skin areas once or twice daily.
Therapy should be discontinued when control is achieved. DIPROLENE AF Cream is a highpotency corticosteroid. Treatment with DIPROLENE AF Cream should not exceed 50 g per week because of the potential for the drug to suppress the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.
DIPROLENE AF Cream should not be used with occlusive dressings unless directed by a physician.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
Cream, 0.05%. Each gram of DIPROLENE AF Cream, 0.05% contains 0.643 mg betamethasone dipropionate (equivalent to 0.5 mg betamethasone) in a white cream base.
Storage And Handling
DIPROLENE AF Cream 0.05% is a white cream supplied in 15-g (NDC 0085-0517-01) and 50-g (NDC 0085-0517-04) tubes.
Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].
Manufactured for: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. Manufactured by: Bayer Inc. Pointe Claire, Quebec H9R 1B4, Canada. For patent information: www.merck.com/product/patent/home.htmlThis monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/2/2016
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