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Betnesol

Manufactured by: Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Betamethasone (0.5 mg)

Prescription Required

1084 people have bought this recently

Betnesol

Manufactured by: Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Betamethasone (0.5 mg)

Prescription Required

1084 people have bought this recently

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Betnesol Information

Betnesol is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines. Secondary and off-label uses of Betnesol have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Betnesol depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. 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 dicsussion.

The side effects typically associated with Betnesol include Skin Rash. Some other side effects of Betnesol have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Betnesol 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.

It is also important to note that Betnesol has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Betnesol's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Betnesol can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Betnesol in conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB). The section on Betnesol contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Betnesol may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Betnesol is considered safe while drving, and is addictive.

Betnesol Benefits & Uses

Betnesol is used to treat the following -

Betnesol 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 Betnesol

Betamethasone

Betnesol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Betnesol 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

Betnesol Related Warnings

Is the use of Betnesol safe for pregnant women?

Betnesol may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Betnesol, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Betnesol safe during breastfeeding?

Betnesol is safe for breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Betnesol on the Kidneys?

Betnesol may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Betnesol on the Liver?

Betnesol is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Betnesol on the Heart?

Betnesol has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Betnesol with Other Drugs

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

Betnesol Contraindications

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

Is this Betnesol habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Betnesol is addictive.

No

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

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Betnesol as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Betnesol should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Betnesol is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Betnesol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Betnesol

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Betnesol, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Betnesol

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Betnesol.

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

References

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 289
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  5. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Diprosone® Ov (betamethasone dipropionate)