Betamethasone valerate effective for short-term stasis dermatitis

Mar 01, 2004, 5:00am

Waikoloa, Hawaii -- Pilot study results indicate that 0.12 percent betamethasone valerate foam is more effective than vehicle alone for short-term stasis dermatitis treatment. "This topical therapy can lead to improved health-related quality of life in these patients," said Alexa Boer Kimball, M.D., assistant professor and director, dermatology clinical trials, Stanford University School of Medicine.