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Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup is a steroid. It is used for treatment of wide variety of medical conditions such as severe allergic reactions, asthma, rheumatic disorders and skin and eye disorders. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. It should be swallowed whole with water at the same time(s) each day. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. This may change from time to time depending on how well they are working. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit, even if you feel fine.

The most common side effect of this medicine is reduction in bone density, weight gain, mood changes, upset stomach, and behavioural changes. Talk to your doctor if these bother you or do not go away. Taking Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup can also make it harder for you to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as fever or sore throat.

Let your doctor know about any medical issues you have, especially poor blood circulation, diabetes and immune system problems and about other medicines you are taking (particularly steroids).

Side effects of Besone Syrup

Common
  • Behavioural changes
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Increased appetite
  • Mood changes
  • High blood pressure
  • Weight gain

How to use Besone Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Besone Syrup works

Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as careful dose selection and regular monitoring of kidney function tests are advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Besone 5mg/5ml Syrup suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Besone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Colsprin, Asalite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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What is the cause of increase level of IgE
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello , it generally increase in allergic disorders. But sometimes it may also suggest underlying serious blood disorders. Please consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and management options. An opinion of pediatric hrmatologist may also be required.
I have allergic cough frequently
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
syrup Ascoril LS 5ml 3 times for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. Is Besone an anti-inflammatory drug?

Besone belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Besone is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. How long can I take Besone for?

It is advisable to take Besone for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Besone contain penicillin?

Besone does not contain penicillin. Besone belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.

Q. Does Besone expire?

Yes, Besone does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.

Q. Is Besone a pain-killer?

Besone is not a pain-killer. Besone belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature and can help in the relief of pain associated with inflammation.

Q. Is Besone safe?

Yes. Besone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Besone an immunosuppressant?

Besone belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Besone is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. Is Besone a glucocorticoid?

Besone is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).

Q. Can I take Besone with antibiotics?

Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Besone and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Besone accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Besone with antibiotics.

Q. Can I take Besone with paracetamol?

Besone can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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