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Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Betalar S Tablet

Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used in the treatment of inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses. It is also used to treat many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.

Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. 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.

Common side effects of this medicine include reduction in bone density, upset stomach. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. Consult your doctor if they persist.This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed.

Uses of Betalar S Tablet

Betalar S Tablet side effects

Common
  • Reduction in bone density
  • Stomach upset

How to use Betalar S Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Betalar S Tablet works

Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Betalar S Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet 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.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Betalar S Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Betalar S 0.5 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Betalar S with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS

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