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Diprolene (Betamethasone Dipropionate Topical) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions



The local adverse reactions which were reported with DIPROLENE® Lotion during controlled clinical trials were as follows: erythema, folliculitis, pruritus, and vesiculation each occurring in less than 1% of patients.

The following additional local adverse reactions have been reported with topical corticosteroids, and they may occur more frequently with the use of occlusive dressings and higher potency corticosteroids. These reactions are listed in an approximately decreasing order of occurrence: burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria.

Systemic absorption of topical corticosteroids has produced reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, manifestations of Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia, and glucosuria in some patients.


Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Diprolene. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Diprolene side effects / adverse reactions in 66 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from France on 2011-12-05

Patient: 66 year old male

Reactions: Hypoglycaemia

Suspect drug(s):

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Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2007-11-27

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