Betamethasone 0.5 Tablet

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Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet Information

Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines. The alternative uses of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The most common side effects of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet are Skin Rash. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Safe while nursing. Further, the section on Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet related warnings talks about Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet in conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB). Other contraindications of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.

Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet Benefits

Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage


Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet Side Effects

No side effects of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. However, you should always consult your doctor before using Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet.

Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet can have harmful effects for pregnant women. If you experience anything like this, then discontinue Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet does not cause any harmful effects during breastfeeding.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet is rarely harmful for kidney.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet on the Liver?


    Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet on the Heart?


    Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet is rarely harmful for heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet with Other Drugs

Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet

Question over 4 years ago

Does Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet cause constipation?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet can cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing any unpleasant effects after taking this medicine, please consult your doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet with phenylephrine?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet can be taken with phenylephrine. No harmful drug interactions have been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort or unpleasant effects after taking this drug to inform your doctor immediately.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet cause hiccups?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet if taken in tablet form might cause hiccups, but it has been mainly associated with patients who received chemotherapy.

Question almost 5 years ago

Why Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet is given along with vitamin B 12?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

This is because a long-term use of Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet can cause Vitamin B12 deficiency. Stomach acids help in the absorption of Vitamin B 12, and this drug suppresses stomach acid which is required for the absorption of vitamin B12. Hence patients taking Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet for a long time have Vitamin B12 deficiency. To replenish Vitamin B12 in your body your doctor prescribes this vitamin along with this medicine.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

No, Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet Should not be stopped or discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine. Suddenly stopping Betamethasone 0.5 mg Tablet can cause withdrawal symptoms such as fever, joint pain, and feeling of discomfort. To avoid the withdrawal symptoms, the dosage of this drug should be reduced gradually. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing any withdrawal symptoms after stopping/discounting it on your own.



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