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Composition for Betan Products

Betan Products are primarily used for

About Betan Products

Uses of Betan Products

Betamethasone is used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

Betan Products side effects


Side Effects of Betan are Weight gain, Mood changes, Behavioral changes, Itching, Burning sensation, Bruising, Headache, Dizziness, Weakness, Fatigue, Visual disturbance, Nausea, Altered menstrual cycle, Impaired wound healing.


Side Effects of Betan are Cataract, Increased glucose level in blood, Cushing syndrome, Glycosuria, Glaucoma, Slow heart rate, Cardiac arrest, Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats), Cushingoid syndrome, Perforated peptic ulcer, Pathologic fracture of long bones, Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression, Charcot-like arthropathy, Steroid myopathy.

How Betan Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Betan Products

Frequently asked questions about Betan Products

Frequently asked questions about Betamethasone

Q. How does Betan 0.5mg Tablet work?
Betan 0.5mg Tablet works by decreasing the inflammation caused by allergies. It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of certain natural substances that cause allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness, and pain.
Q. Is Betan 0.5mg Tablet safe to use?
Betan 0.5mg Tablet is safe to use when used for an indication in a dose as advised by your doctor. You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to Betan 0.5mg Tablet or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Furthermore, you should not take Betan 0.5mg Tablet if you have an infection and have not yet started medicine (e.g. antibiotics) to treat it.
Q. Does Betan 0.5mg Tablet cause hair loss?
No, Betan 0.5mg Tablet is not known to cause hair loss. In fact, it may cause an increase in body hair growth (especially in females) when used for a long-term duration. Talk to your doctor if you get excessive hair growth on your body while taking Betan 0.5mg Tablet.
Q. Does Betan 0.5mg Tablet cause weight gain?
Yes, Betan 0.5mg Tablet may cause weight gain, especially when taken at high doses and used for a long time or repeated short courses. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Betan 0.5mg Tablet.
Q. Is Betan 0.5mg Tablet over the counter medicine?
No, Betan 0.5mg Tablet is not an over-the-counter (OTC) medicine. It is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Betan 0.5mg Tablet a steroid?
Yes, Betan 0.5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called steroids also known as corticosteroids. Corticosteroids occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and well-being. Betan 0.5mg Tablet increases the levels of corticosteroids in the body which helps in treating various illnesses involving inflammation (redness, tenderness, heat, and swelling). Many different conditions such as asthma, severe allergic reactions, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune diseases, etc can be improved by the use of Betan 0.5mg Tablet, as they reduce inflammation in the body.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Betan 0.5mg Tablet?
If you forget a dose of Betan 0.5mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose at the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Products for Betan

Betan 0.5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
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