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Betamethasone (Celestone) Summary

Description: A glucocorticoid given orally, parenterally, by local injection, by inhalation, or applied topically in the management of various disorders in which corticosteroids are indicated. Its lack of mineralocorticoid properties makes betamethasone particularly suitable for treating cerebral edema and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p724)

Also Known As: Celestone; Celeston; Celestona; Cellestoderm; Betadexamethasone Show All >>

Networked: 1175 relevant articles (162 outcomes, 202 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Betamethasone is Relevant

  1. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris) : 18 outcomes 39 studies in 97 results
  2. Pain (Aches) : 10 outcomes 7 studies in 62 results
  3. Dermatitis : 9 outcomes 7 studies in 23 results
  4. Phimosis : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 15 results
  5. Inflammation : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 40 results
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Drugs Related to Betamethasone

  1. calcipotriene (calcipotriol)
  2. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
  3. Prednisolone (Predate)
  4. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
  5. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
  6. Diclofenac (SR 38)
  7. Methylprednisolone
  8. pimecrolimus (Elidel)
  9. fluticasone (Cutivate)
  10. Metoclopramide (Reglan)
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Therapies Related to Betamethasone

  1. Injections
  2. Enema (Enemas)
  3. Intra-Articular Injections
  4. Osteotomy
  5. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
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