Betalar 0.5mg Drop

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Lark Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Betalar 0.5mg Drop

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15 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Betalar Drop

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Uses of Betalar Drop

Betalar 0.5mg Drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, severe allergic reaction, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
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Side effects of Betalar Drop

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Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Cataract, Increased glucose level in blood.

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How to use Betalar Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. It is better to take Betalar 0.5mg Drop with food.
Avoid Betalar 0.5mg Drop with dietary sodium.

How Betalar Drop works

Betamethasone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids which have anti-inflammatory and immune system suppressing activity. It prevents late phase allergic reactions by decreasing the chemicals responsible for the allergy..

In Depth Information on Betalar Drop

Expert advice for Betalar Drop

  • Take betamethasone tablet by mouth with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. 
  • Do not take betamethasone tablets If you are allergic to betamethasone or any of the other ingredients of the tablet.
  • Do not take betamethasone tablets If you have an infection and have not yet started taking medicine (e.g. antibiotics) to treat it.
  • Do not use betamethasone cream if you are allergic to betamethasone or any of the other ingredients in this medicine.
  • Do not use the cream on your face repetitively for more than 5 days.
  • Do not use a large amount of cream continuously on large areas of the body since it can affect your hormones.
  • Excessive usage of cream in children might affect their growth and development.
  • Don’t apply the cream near your eyes.
  • Don’t swallow the cream, it is not meant for internal use.
  • Don’t use the cream under plaster or bandage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Betalar 0.5mg Drop
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betalar 0.5mg Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Betalar 0.5mg Drop is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Betalar 0.5mg Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Betalar 0.5mg Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betalar 0.5mg Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Betalar
0.5mg Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Betamethasone, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Betalar 0.5mg Drop

Frequently asked questions for Betamethasone

Betalar is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids also known as corticosteroids. These are synthesized naturally in the body and help to maintain health and well-being. Two main classes of corticosteroids, glucocorticoids, and mineralocorticoids are involved in a wide range of physiologic processes, including stress response, immune response, and regulation of inflammation, carbohydrate metabolism, protein catabolism, blood electrolyte levels, and behavior.
Betalar is safe to use when used for an indication in a dose as advised by your doctor.
Betalar is not known to cause hair loss. Rather, it may cause an increase in body hair growth (especially in females) on long-term use. Talk to your doctor if you get excessive hair growth on your body while taking Betalar.
Betalar is not an antibiotic. It's a glucocorticoid.
Betalar is not used in retention edema. Glucocorticoids can cause fluid and salt retention as a side effect thereby causing edema or aggravating edema. However, Betalar does not normally cause retention of salt and water and the risk of inducing edema and hypertension is almost negligible.
Q. Is Betalar stronger than hydrocortisone?
Betalar and hydrocortisone belong to the same class of medications (i.e. corticosteroids) and produce almost similar pharmacological responses. The effect may vary based on the conditions and individual response. Always follow doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Betalar with ibuprofen?
An increase in the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding may occur if non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) like ibuprofen are taken with corticosteroids. Talk to your doctor before taking Betalar with any NSAID.
Yes, Betalar does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Yes, Betalar cream does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Betalar can cause insomnia (inability to sleep). Most people find that using this medicine for a short time causes no problems. Talk to your doctor if you experience insomnia while taking Betalar.
Betalar can cause weight gain especially when high doses taken for a long time or repeated short courses are taken. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Betalar.
Betalar is not a hydrocortisone. These are two different drugs which belong to the same group of medicines called steroids (also known as corticosteroids).
Betalar is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine. It is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Betalar and dexamethasone are two different drugs which belong to the same group of medicines called steroids (also known as corticosteroids). These corticosteroids occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and well-being.
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