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Betawin Forte 0.5mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Betawin Forte 0.5mg Tablet is a steroid. 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.

Betawin Forte 0.5mg Tablet can be taken in an empty stomach or with food. It should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not stop taking the medicine even if you feel better unless the doctor tell you so.

Using of the medicine may cause few common side effects such as reduction in bone density and upset stomach. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects bothers you. If this medicine is used for a long time, you may have to get regular tests to check your bone density.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or have liver problems. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult with their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Betawin Tablet

Side effects of Betawin Tablet

Common
  • Reduction in bone density
  • Stomach upset

How to use Betawin 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. Betawin Forte 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Betawin Forte 0.5mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Betawin Tablet works

Betawin Forte 0.5mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Betawin Forte 0.5mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Betawin Forte 0.5mg 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Betawin Forte 0.5mg 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
Betawin Forte 0.5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Betawin Forte 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Betawin Forte 0.5mg 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 Betawin Forte 0.5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Betawin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Betawin Forte 0.5mg 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 Betawin 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, Aspirin, Colsprin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Blood is coming out from nose and throat. Injection E-klot was given 12 hours prior as well as E-klot tablet was taken twice, 13 hours and 2.5 hours before the present incident. Along with said medicines, Tab Azifine is taken twice and Alercet DC taken once. Bleeding is temporarily stopped now after washing head with cold water. Plz advice, what's the cause behind this sudden bleeding and what to do if if happens again in night? Should we consume more E-Klot tab?More to add, this incident of severe bleeding from nose and throat also happened on yesterday noon, approx 12 to 13 hours before.Sir, is there anybody or should I log off?
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Bleeding can be from septum or turbinate. Causes can be like trauma, hypertension, deranged coagulation profile. Primary treatment is to sit upright and Pinch the noseProper clinical examination needed for confirmation of diagnosis
Hi I am rashes and hives on my skin. I am taking akt-2. Does this medicine causing allergies. What can i do to prevent skin rashes. It is causing itching.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
any medicine can cause allergic reactions . Consult your treating doctor for change of medicine
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