Betzon 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 Betzon Tablet safe to use?
Betzon 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 Betzon Tablet or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Furthermore, you should not take Betzon Tablet if you have an infection and have not yet started medicine (e.g. antibiotics) to treat it.
Q. Does Betzon Tablet cause hair loss?
No, Betzon 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 Betzon Tablet.
Q. Does Betzon Tablet cause weight gain?
Yes, Betzon 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 Betzon Tablet.
Q. Is Betzon Tablet over the counter medicine?
No, Betzon Tablet is not an over-the-counter (OTC) medicine. It is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Betzon Tablet a steroid?
Yes, Betzon 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. Betzon 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 Betzon Tablet, as they reduce inflammation in the body.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Betzon Tablet?
If you forget a dose of Betzon 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Sep 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.