Betaron 0.5 Mg Tablet

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Betaron 0.5 Mg Tablet

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Prescription Required

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Betaron Information

Betaron is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines. Betaron also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Betaron depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The most common side effects of Betaron are Skin Rash. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Betaron can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Betaron normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Betaron is Moderate for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Betaron has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Betaron related warnings section.

Betaron can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Betaron in conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB). Some other conditions that can be affected by Betaron are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Betaron may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Betaron is safe while driving, and is addiction.

  1. Betaron Benefits & Uses
  2. Betaron Dosage & How to Take
  3. Betaron Side Effects
  4. Betaron Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Betaron with Other Drugs
  6. Betaron Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Betaron
  8. Betaron Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Betaron Benefits & Uses

Betaron is used to treat the following -

  1. Allergy Primary
  2. Asthma Primary
  3. Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines Primary
  4. Rheumatic Disorder Primary
  5. Skin Disorders Primary
  6. Nephrotic Syndrome Primary
  7. Inflammatory Disease Primary
  8. Itching
  9. Dermatitis
  10. Psoriasis
  11. Contact Dermatitis
  12. Seborrheic Dermatitis
  13. Eczema
  14. Eyelid Inflammation
  15. Swollen Eyes
  16. Uveitis

Betaron Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Betaron

Betamethasone

Betaron Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Betaron 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
  10. Skin Rash Common
  11. Dry Skin
  12. Flushing
  13. Blisters on skin
  14. Acne
  15. Bone Fracture
  16. Bradycardia
  17. Erythema
  18. Constipation Moderate
  19. Gastritis Moderate

Betaron Related Warnings

Is the use of Betaron safe for pregnant women?

Betaron may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Betaron again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Betaron safe during breastfeeding?

Betaron is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Betaron on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Betaron on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Betaron on the Liver?

Betaron may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Betaron on the Heart?

Betaron may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Betaron with Other Drugs

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

Betaron Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Betaron 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 Betaron

Is this Betaron habit forming or addictive?

Betaron is not addictive in nature.

No

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

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

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Betaron only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Betaron is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Betaron Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Betaron

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Betaron together with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Betaron

Information about the interaction of Betaron and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown

Betaron FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Betaron a pain-killer?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

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

Question about 2 years ago

How does Betaron work?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Betaron 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.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Betaron with phenylephrine?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Betaron 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 1 year ago

Does Betaron cause low potassium?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, long-term use of Betaron may cause low potassium level in your body by increasing the excretion of potassium in the urine. This can result in symptoms such as muscle cramps, weakness, tiredness, and an irregular heartbeat.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Betaron?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Betaron is a brand name of betamethasone. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medicine called steroids (corticosteroid). It comes in form of tablet, solution, injection and topical cream. It has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Betaron is used in the treatment of inflammatory joint diseases, multiple sclerosis, inflammation, allergic conditions, and adrenal insufficiency. It is also used to diagnose Cushing's syndrome.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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