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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.