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Buy Generic Betamethasone Dipropionate Augmented Gel Online

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BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE AUGMENTED GEL (BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE)

Effective Treatment for Eczema, Psoriasis, and Other Forms of Dermatitis

Betamethasone Dipropionate Augmented Gel or generic Betamethasone Dipropionate is prescribed for treating the symptoms of itching, redness, inflammation, and swelling that can accompany many types of skin conditions. Whether a simple rash or a flare-up of your eczema or psoriasis, you need quick relief before you scratch too much and cause a lesion or break in the skin barrier that becomes an open invitation to bacteria. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

How Topical Corticosteroids Work

When applied as directed, Betamethasone Dipropionate Augmented Gel is absorbed into your skin cells where it interacts with the DNA in the nuclei of the cells in order to produce lipocortins. These are proteins that block an essential chemical your body uses as part of an immune response that normally causes inflammation. With production stopped, inflammation will be reduced. Your blood vessels will also constrict to reduce the blood flow which helps decease redness, swelling, and inflammation. To help minimize itching, Betamethasone Dipropionate Augmented Gel will stop the mast cells from releasing histamine so itching is reduced.

More Info About Eczema and Psoriasis

Some research has indicated that eczema is now thought to be a result of an impairment in the epidermis that is allowing toxins and antigens to permeate the skin easily which triggers an immune response. It is also noted that people with an autoimmune disease could be at a higher risk of having eczema.

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes a change in your skin cell cycle that results in new cells being produced before the older skin cells are ready to fall or slough off. This causes the new cells to bunch up under old cells and eventually form raised red patches of scaly skin. Betamethasone Dipropionate Augmented Gel is not a cure for eczema or psoriasis, but a treatment of choice for many that experience flare-ups and need help.

Things You Should Discuss with Your Doctor

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, trying to conceive, or are breast feeding before using Betamethasone Dipropionate Augmented Gel to be certain it is safe. Explain other medical conditions or allergies you have to your doctor and list any OTC and Rx drugs you currently take or use, including herbal remedies and vitamin or dietary supplements. This may help determine if your doctor feels this is the right Rx for you.

Proper Use of Betamethasone Dipropionate Augmented Gel

Betamethasone Dipropionate is a potent corticosteroid that should only be applied until your symptoms have been reduced. Your doctor may be able to prescribe a lower potency medication that can be applied as needed. Do not cover or bandage the treated areas as this can intensify the corticosteroid effects and cause adverse reactions. Keep this and other medications out of children’s reach and never share with anyone else.

Possible Side Effects of Betamethasone Dipropionate Augmented Gel

  • Burning after application (temporary)
  • Dry, itchy skin
  • Redness or irritation after application

Other Topical Medications Similar to Betamethasone Dipropionate Augmented Gel

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