What is it? 
Betamethasone Dipropionate is a  corticosteroid medication used in topical and systemic corticosteroids. An allergy to Betamethasone Dipropionate means you have to avoid Betamethasone and certain other cross-reacting/co-reacting specific corticosteroids listed below.  It does not mean you are allergic to all corticosteroids.

How can I avoid it? 
Skin contact with Betamethasone Dipropionate is required for it to cause a rash. Discontinuation of exposure to products containing Betamethasone Dipropionate should result in improvement and/or resolution of your dermatitis. By law, all products made in the US for topical use have the ingredients listed either on the product package or the box that contains it, so check the labeling of your skin care products for this ingredient. If there is no information ask your pharmacist or call the company directly. At work, request a material safety data sheet (MSDS) to help identify potential sources of exposure.

Uses: 
  • Anti-inflammatory agents (creams, lotions, etc.)
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances: 
  • Alclomethasone dipropionate
  • Beclomethasone dipropionate 
  • Betamethasone 
  • Betamethasone 17-valerate 
  • Betamethasone dipropionate 
  • Clobetasol propionate 
  • Clobetasone butyrate
  • Desoxymethasone 
  • Dexamethasone 
  • Dexamethasone acetate
  • Dexamethasone sodium phosphate
  • Diflorasone diacetate 
  • Flumethasone pivalate 
  • Fluocortin butyl 
  • Fluocortolone 
  • Fluocortolone caprylate 
  • Fluocortolone pivalate 
  • Fluprednidene acetate 
  • Halomethasone 
  • Fluticasone propionate 
  • Mometasone furoate

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