VALISONE® Scalp Lotion
Indications And Clinical Uses: The management of dermatoses of the scalp. May also be used in corticosteroid responsive dermatoses.
Contra-Indications: See Celestoderm-V.
Manufacturers’ Warnings In Clinical States: This lotion contains isopropyl alcohol, and may cause stinging or burning upon application to abraded or sun-burned skin. Do not use in or near the eyes.
Precautions and Adverse Effects: See Celestoderm-V.
Dosage: Apply a small amount on the affected skin 2 to 3 times daily. Refractory lesions of psoriasis and other deep seated dermatoses such as lichen simplex chronicus, hypertrophic lichen planus, atopic dermatitis, chronic eczematous and lichenified hand eruptions, and recalcitrant pustular eruptions on the palms and soles will respond better to topical corticosteroids when used with the hydration technique of occlusive dressing as described in the Celestoderm-V monograph.
Availability And Storage: Each mL of lotion contains: betamethasone 1 mg (as valerate USP). Nonmedicinal ingredients: carbomer 934P, isopropanol, sodium hydroxide and water. Plastic squeeze bottles of 30 and 75 mL. Store at a temperature not exceeding 30°C.
VALISONE® Scalp Lotion Schering Betamethasone Valerate Topical Corticosteroid
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