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Betamethasone Information

Betamethasone Benefits & Uses

Betamethasone is used to treat the following -

Betamethasone 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.

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Ingredients of Betamethasone


Betamethasone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Betamethasone is used -

  1. Electrolyte imbalance
  2. Bone degradation
  3. Increased risk of infection
  4. Increased blood pressure
  5. Altered bone growth
  6. Skin scar
  7. Cataract Moderate
  8. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  9. Skin Thinning
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  11. Dry Skin
  12. Flushing
  13. Blisters on skin
  14. Acne
  15. Bone Fracture
  16. Bradycardia
  17. Erythema
  18. Constipation Moderate
  19. Gastritis Moderate

Betamethasone Related Warnings

Is the use of Betamethasone safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Betamethasone. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.


Is the use of Betamethasone safe during breastfeeding?

Betamethasone does not have any harmful effects on breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Betamethasone on the Kidneys?

Betamethasone is rarely harmful for kidney.


What is the effect of Betamethasone on the Liver?

Side effects of Betamethasone rarely affect the liver.


What is the effect of Betamethasone on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Betamethasone on heart have been reported.


Severe Interaction of Betamethasone with Other Drugs

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

Betamethasone Contraindications

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

  1. Allergy
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Infections
  4. Scleroderma
  5. Dehydration
  6. Tuberculosis (TB)
  7. Diabetes
  8. Diaper Rash
  9. Heart Disease
  10. Depression
  11. Crohn's Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Betamethasone

Is this Betamethasone habit forming or addictive?

No, Betamethasone is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Betamethasone since it will not make you feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Betamethasone.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Betamethasone is not used to treat mental disorders.

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Betamethasone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Betamethasone

There is no information on the effects of food and Betamethasone because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.


Interaction between Alcohol and Betamethasone

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Betamethasone and alcohol. No research has been done on this.


Betamethasone से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 5 months पहले

Is Betamethasone safe to use?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Betamethasone is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects are observed at therapeutic doses such as fluid retention (swelling in your hands or ankles), increased appetite, increased sweating, and stomach upset. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above.

सवाल 6 months पहले

Can I take Betamethasone without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS, General Physician

No, Betamethasone is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because Betamethasone suppresses the immune system which lowers the immunity that can lead to infection to the patient. Hence patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself.

सवाल 8 months पहले

How does Betamethasone work?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetology

Betamethasone works by suppressing the body's normal immune response to inflammation which is responsible for symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. This results in decreased inflammation and provides relief from the symptoms associated with it.

सवाल 6 months पहले

How long can I safely take Betamethasone?

Dr Ravi Udawat MBBS, General Physician

Take Betamethasone as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Is Betamethasone a pain-killer?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

Betamethasone is not a pain-killer. It belongs to the class of drug called steroids, which helps in relieving the symptoms of allergies and inflammation.

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