Medicinal Products

Diprosalic

Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Dermatology
active ingredients: Betamethasone, Salicylic acid
laboratory: Schering-Plow

Lotion
15 g bottle
All forms

Indication

Corticosensitive dermatoses with keratotic or squamous component:
1. Preferred indications where local corticosteroid therapy is held for the best treatment:
lichenification.
2. Indications where corticosteroid therapy is one of the usual treatments:
- psoriasis,
- lichen,
- seborrheic dermatitis with the exception of the face.
The lotion form is particularly suitable for the treatment of scalp conditions, hairy areas and wrinkles.

Dosage DIPROSALIC Lotion 15 g bottle

Dosage:
Applications will be limited to 2 per day for one to two weeks; in maintenance treatment, a single daily application may be sufficient. An increase in the number of applications could aggravate the adverse effects without improving the therapeutic effects.
The treatment of large areas requires special monitoring (number of vials used).
Stopping treatment will be done gradually by spacing the applications or by using a corticosteroid less strong or less dosage or alternating with a base without corticoid.
Mode of administration:
Gently spread the lotion over the lesions and penetrate with a light massage. In scalp conditions, the lotion will be applied line by line largely exceeding the surface to be treated.

Against indications

- Hypersensitivity to any of the components contained in the preparation.
- Bacterial, viral, primitive and parasitic fungal infections, even if they have an inflammatory component.
- Ulcerated lesions.
- Acne and rosacea.

Diprosalic side effects

- In case of long-term use, especially corticosteroids with a strong activity are to be feared: cutaneous atrophy, telangiectasia (especially to be feared on the face), stretch marks (at the roots of the limbs especially and occurring more readily in adolescents), ecchymotic purpura secondary to atrophy, cutaneous fragility.
- In the face, corticosteroids can create peri-oral dermatitis or create or aggravate rosacea (see warnings and contraindications).
- Can be observed delayed healing of sluggish wounds, pressure ulcers and leg ulcers (see contraindications).
- Possibility of systemic effects related to corticosteroid and / or salicylic acid (see warnings: cushingoid syndrome, slowing of growth, acute adrenal insufficiency, salicylate intoxication).
- have been reported: acneiform or pustular rashes, hypertrichosis, depigmentation

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