Dipromild Uses

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What is Dipromild?

Beclomethasone is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Beclomethasone nasal is used to treat nasal symptoms such as congestion, sneezing, and runny nose caused by seasonal or year-round allergies. The Dipromild brand of this medication is also used to keep nasal polyps from coming back after surgery to remove them.

Beclomethasone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Dipromild indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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Dipromild 50 mcg Maintenance treatment of asthma & bronchostenotic conditions. Dipromild 250 mcg Asthmatic patients whose symptoms are inadequately controlled w/ the usual dose of beclomethasone dipropionate via inhalation.

Uses of Dipromild in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

Dipromild is used to treat itching, oozing, crusting, dryness associated with skin diseases like eczema, dermatitis or psoriasis.

Dipromild description

The dose which the patient gets through the mouthpiece of the device is 180 mcg.

Dipromild contains 200 doses of finely powdered beclomethasone dipropionate mixed in a small quantity of lactose. The amount of drug received by the patient (180 mcg/dose) corresponds to that from 2 puffs of the freon-based beclomethasone inhalation aerosol with a metered dose of 100 mcg/dose. The dose to be inhaled is released from the container by pressing the device between the thumb and the forefinger. This is followed by inhalation through the device. As a result, beclomethasone dipropionate particles are transferred to their target, the lungs. Use of the Dipromild does not require coordination of actuation of the dose and inhalation.

Dipromild dosage

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Management of Chronic Asthma: Adults and Children >12 years: 100-400 mcg twice daily. Maximum: 1000 mcg twice daily.

Children (5-12 years): 100-200 mcg twice daily. Maximum: 200-400 mcg twice daily.

Prophylaxis of Asthma: Adults and Children >12 years: 50-200 mcg twice daily. Increase if necessary to maximum 400 mcg twice daily.

Children (5-12 years): The usual starting dose is 100 mcg twice daily. Depending on the severity of asthma, the daily dose may be increased up to 400 mcg administered in 2-4 divided doses.

When patient's symptoms remain under satisfactory control, the dose should be titrated to the lowest dose at which effective control of asthma is maintained.

Therapy in New Patients: Mild Asthma: 50-100 mcg twice daily.

Moderate Asthma: 100-200 mcg twice daily.

Severe Asthma: 200-400 mcg twice daily.

When switching a patient with well-controlled asthma from another corticosteroid inhaler, initially Dipromild 100 mcg puff should be prescribed for Dipromild dipropionate (CFC) or budesonide 200-250 mcg; fluticasone propionate 100 mcg.

When switching a patient with poorly-controlled asthma from another corticosteroid inhaler, initially Dipromild 100 mcg puff should be prescribed for Dipromild dipropionate (CFC) or budesonide or fluticasone propionate 100 mcg. The dose of Dipromild should be adjusted to response.

Use in the elderly or patients with hepatic or renal impairment: There are no special dosage recommendations for use in the elderly or in patients with hepatic or renal impairment.

Dipromild interactions

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What other drugs will affect Dipromild?

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Due to the very low plasma concentration achieved after inhaled dosing, clinically significant drug interactions are in general unlikely. Care should be taken when co-administering with known strong CYP3A4 inhibitors (eg, ketoconazole, itraconazole, nelfinavir, ritonavir) as there is a potential for increased systemic exposure to Dipromild.

Dipromild side effects

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What are the possible side effects of Dipromild?

Burning sensation, Itching, Skin redness, Skin thinning, Urticaria

Dipromild contraindications

Hypersensitivity to beclomethasone dipropionate or to any of the excipients of Dipromild. Special care is necessary in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis.

Active ingredient matches for Dipromild:

Beclometasone Topical

Beclometasone in India.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
DIPROMILD 0.0125% CREAM 1 tube / 20 GM cream each (Somatico Laboratories Pvt Ltd)$ 0.49
DIPROMILD cream 0.013 % w/w x 20g (Somatico)$ 0.30

List of Dipromild substitutes (brand and generic names):

Diprobec 0.025% Lotion (Ranbaxy)$ 1.39
Aerosol, Metered-Dose; Oral; Beclomethasone Dipropionate 0.05 mg / dose (Salus)
Aerosol, Metered-Dose; Oral; Beclomethasone Dipropionate 0.1 mg / dose (Salus)
Aerosol, Metered-Dose; Oral; Beclomethasone Dipropionate 0.25 mg / dose (Salus)
Earx Chloramphenicol 5 % w/v, beclometasone 0.025 % w/v, clotrimazole 1 % w/v, lignocaine 2 % w/v. EAR DPS / 5ml (Olcare (Excare))$ 0.60
EARX ear drops 5ml (Olcare (Excare))$ 0.60
Powder; Inhalation; Beclomethasone 200 mcg / dose
Solution; Inhalation; Beclomethasone Dipropionate 250 mcg / dose (Ivax - pharmaceuticals)
ECONASE Inhaler / NA / 200 doses units (GSK)$ 3.01
Econase 0.05% w/w N-SPY / 25g (GSK)$ 3.01
Econase 0.05%w/w N-SPY / 25g (GSK)$ 3.01
0.05 % w/w x 25g (GSK)$ 3.01
ECONASE SPRAY 1 packet / 25 GM spray each (GSK)$ 3.01
ECONASE nasal spray 0.05 % w/w x 200md (GSK)$ 3.01
Econase 0.05%w/w N-SPY / 25g (GSK)$ 3.01
Econase 0.05% w/w N-SPY / 25g (GSK)$ 3.01
Econase NA Spray (GSK)$ 3.01
Elderm Beclometasone dipropionate0.025 %, Neomycin sulphate 2%, Miconazole nitrate 0.5 %w/w. CRM / 10g (Elder)$ 0.32
10g (Elder)$ 0.32
ELDERM 0.025%/0.5%/2% CREAM 1 tube / 10 GM cream each (Elder)$ 0.78
ELDERM cream 10g (Elder)$ 0.32
Elderm 0.025%/5%/2% Cream (Elder)$ 0.78
Emvate Lotion 0.05%w/v LOTION / 30ml (Cutigen)$ 0.95
EMVATE LOTION lotion 0.05 % w/v x 30ml (Cutigen)$ 0.95
Emvate-G Beclomethasone dipropionate0.05 % w/v, gentamycin 0.1 %w/w. CRM / 20g (Cutigen)$ 0.95
EMVATE-G cream 20g (Cutigen)$ 0.95
Fedic-B Fusidic acid 2 %, beclometasone 0.025 %. CRM / 10g (Biochemix (Nirix))$ 1.14
FEDIC-B cream 10g (Biochemix (Nirix))$ 1.14
Aerosol, Metered-Dose; Inhalation; Beclomethasone Dipropionate 100 mcg (3m)
Aerosol, Metered-Dose; Inhalation; Beclomethasone Dipropionate 50 mcg (3m)
Fudik-B Fusidic acid 20 mg, beclometasone dipropionate0.25 mg. CRM / 10g (Finecure)
FUDIK-B cream 10g (Finecure)
Fusigen-DP Fusidic acid 2 % w/w, beclomethasone dipropionate0.025 % w/w. CRM / 10g (Geno)$ 0.79
FUSIGEN-DP cream 10g (Geno)$ 0.79
Fusigen-DP Cream (Geno)$ 1.12
Fusigram-B fusidic acid 20 mg, beclometasone dipropionate0.25 mg/1 g. CRM / 10g (Invision (Intencis))$ 1.35
FUSIGRAM-B cream 10g (Invision (Intencis))$ 1.35
Fusiwal-B Fusidic acid 20 mg, Beclometasone dipropionate0.25 mg. CRM / 10g (Wallace (Rivella))$ 0.81

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