Manufacturer: Schering-Plough manufactures Diprosone Ointment.


The uses of Diprosone Ointment include:
DIPROSONE is indicated for the relief of inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. These include atopic eczema, infantile eczema, nummular eczema, contact dermatitis, neurodermatitis, anogenital and senile pruritus, lichen planus, intertrigo and psoriasis.

DIPROSONE Cream and Ointment: Apply a small amount to the affected area twice daily. For some patients adequate maintenance therapy may be achieved with once daily application.

In most cases, 4 weeks continuous treatment should be considered the maximum.

Children: Administration of topical corticosteroids to children should be limited to the least amount compatible with an effective therapeutic regimen.