Generic Name and Formulations:
Betamethasone (as dipropionate) 0.05%, clotrimazole 1%; crm; lotion.
Merck & Co., Inc.
Fungal skin infections.
Apply sparingly twice daily; max 45g (cream), 45mL (lotion) per week. Max 2 wks for t. cruris, t. corporis; 4 wks for t. pedis.
Do not occlude. Use lowest effective dose (esp. in children). Monitor patients regularly. Discontinue steroid if infection persists, worsens or superinfection occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Steroid + azole antifungal.
Irritation, erythema, stinging, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, dermatitis, HPA axis suppression (esp. in children), epidermal and dermal atrophy (esp. in thin-skinned or occluded areas).
Crm—15g, 45g; Lotion—30mL
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