Additionally, the FDA approved Taclonex (calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate
) Topical Suspension in the topical treatment of scalp and body plaque psoriasis in patients 12 years and older.
(5) Considering betamethasone dipropionate
again, the emollient spray formulation (class III) has demonstrated similar efficacy to that of a super potent formulation (augmented betamethasone dipropionate
0.05% lotion) in patients with psoriasis.
Group B patients were advised to apply combination of topical 0.05% betamethasone dipropionate
and 0.005% calcipotriene ointment in the evening.
Sample size was 56 in each group, using 36.8%10 PASI reduction in calcipotriol group and 64% PASI reduction in betamethasone dipropionate
group11, at 95% confidence level and 90% power of test, with the help of WHO software for sample size determination.
Chen, "Calcipotriol used as monotherapy or combination therapy with betamethasone dipropionate
in the treatment of nail psoriasis," Acta Dermato-Venereologica, vol.
Lacour, "Enhanced vasoconstrictor potency of the fixed combination calcipotriol plus betamethasone dipropionate
in an innovative aerosol foam formulation vs.
Patients receiving calcipotriol 0.005% and betamethasone dipropionate
0.05% combination once daily and betamethasone dipropionate
0.05% twice daily as topical therapy showed a significant decrease in PASI score from baseline to successive follow-up.
She was started on betamethasone dipropionate
cream for her palms and soles, as well as triamcinolone 0.1% cream for pruritic lesions on the body.
Prednisolone @ 0.5 mg/kg I/M sid for 3 days and Pomisol (a) (Ofloxacin 0.3%, Clotirmazole 1.0%, Betamethasone dipropionate
0.025% and Lignocaine HCl 2.0% w/w) drops 6-8, bid for one week were administered in all dogs as a therapeutic regimen.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 1, 2016-Dr Reddy's Laboratories unveils Sernivo (betamethasone dipropionate
) Spray, 0.05% for plaque psoriasis patients across the US
The most common topical corticosteroids prescribed were clobetasol propionate (60%), mometasone furoate (16%), betamethasone dipropionate
(10%), and halobetasol (9%) [Table 3].
We prescribed a topical corticosteroid, 0.05% betamethasone dipropionate
cream, and oral cromolyn sodium 100 mg qid for our patient, but this failed to significantly improve the macules.