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 (bā′tə-mĕth′ə-sōn′, bē′-)
A synthetic glucocorticoid, C22H29FO5, that occurs as a white crystalline powder and is used as a topical anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of dermatological conditions.

[Shortening of betadexamethasone : beta- + dexamethasone.]
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n betametasona
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In pediatric testing previously reported by the FDA, desonide 0.05% cream, fluticasone cream, and mometasone cream all fared well in terms of little to no impact on adrenal function, while lotrisone, diprolene cream 0.05%, and diprosone lotion all had problematic adrenal suppression rates, Dr.
INCI name: Polyquaternium-70 (and) diprolene glycol
In a study of Diprolene AF Cream (betamethasone 0.05%), 32% of patients aged 1-12 years who were treated for atopic dermatitis showed evidence of HPA axis suppression.