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Acticard 0.5mg Tablets

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Acticard 0.5 MG Description

Acticard Tablet is used to relieve inflammation (redness, swelling, itching) which is associated with an allergy, immune-related disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, bronchial asthma, skin and other alle

rgic conditions. It is a steroid medicine containing betamethasone as its main component. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Do not miss any dose or stop taking it without consulting the doctor. You must complete the entire course with the medicine. Some common side effects of Acticard Tablets are nausea, indigestion, heartburn but not everybody gets them. These side effects normally go away with time, but if you feel the side effects persist, you should consult your doctor. Inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history, before using this Tablet.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹8.50
You Save₹1.16 (12% on MRP)
ContainsBetamethasone(0.5 Mg)
UsesAllergic conditions
Side effectsIndigestion, heartburn, nausea
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Uses of Acticard 0.5 MG

Acticard Tablet is used to treat inflammation (swelling, redness) due to various conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, skin allergies, other allergic conditions, etc.

Contraindications of Acticard 0.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to betamethasone or any other ingredients of Acticard Tablet.
  • If you have any infection and have not yet started medicines to treat it.

Side effects of Acticard 0.5 MG

  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Increased sweating
  • Increased appetite
  • Thinning of bones

Precautions and Warnings of Acticard 0.5 MG



Can I take Acticard Tablet during pregnancy?
Acticard Tablet must be avoided during pregnancy, as they may be harmful. However, the doctor may prescribe you the medicine after assessing the benefits over risks. If you get pregnant while on treatment, consult the doctor. Do not stop the medicine unless told to do so by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Acticard Tablet while breastfeeding?
Acticard Tablet is likely to pass into milk. Thus, consult the doctor before using the medicine while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed a Acticard Tablet?
There is limited information about the effects of Acticard Tablet on driving. However, if you may not feel well or are unable to be alert, avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Acticard Tablet?
There is no known interaction beyween alcohol and Acticard Tablet. It is essential to consult the physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any type of infection.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have diabetes, tuberculosis or fits.
  • You have an underactive thyroid gland.
  • You have heart, liver or kidney disease.
  • You have a condition of muscle weakness.
  • You have osteoporosis (bones becoming weak).
  • You have eye problems like blurred vision, etc.
  • You or the family members had or have glaucoma.
  • You are suffering from mental health problems.
  • You had chickenpox, shingles, measles or have been in contact with a person who has it.

Mode of Action of Acticard 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Betamethasone works by binding to steroid receptors present in the cells, activating natural substances in the skin to reduce swelling, redness and itching.

Directions for Use of Acticard 0.5 MG

  • Take Acticard Tablet exactly as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush or chew the medicine.
  • It is essential to take it regularly and at a fixed time.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions. Do not exceed the dose more than that recommended.

Interactions of Acticard 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Acticard Tablet works or the medicine itself may reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell the doctor about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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  • Medicines like carbenoxolone, oral contraceptive pills, mifepristone, vecuronium, tretinoin, quetiapine should be used cautiously along with Acticard Tablet.
  • Also, inform the doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.

Storage and disposal of Acticard 0.5 MG

  • Acticard Tablet should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep them out of reach and sight of children and pets.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Acticard 0.5 MG


If you think you have taken too much Acticard, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What does Acticard Tablet contain?

A: Acticard Tablet contains betamethasone as an active ingredient.

Q: Is Acticard Tablet a steroid medicine?

A: Yes, this Tablet contains betamethasone, which is a steroid.

Q: How should I take Acticard Tablet?

A: Take a Acticard Tablet with a glass of water. Swallow it as an entire. Do not break, cut or chew the medicine. It should be taken as directed by a doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Acticard medicine if I feel my symptoms are gone?

A: No, you should not suddenly stop taking the medicine until it is advised by the doctor, even if you feel your symptoms have disappeared. If you do, you may not be completely cured and it may produce side effects.

Q: What is Acticard Tablet used for?

A: Acticard Tablet is a steroid. It is used for the treatment of a wide range of medical conditions including allergies, auto-immune disorders, inflammatory conditions, bronchial asthma, etc.

Q: How often can you take Acticard?

A: You should take this medicine exactly as told by the doctor. The dose and frequency of this medicine vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of Acticard?

A: Indigestion, heartburn, nausea, increased sweating, increased appetite, thinning of bones are a few common side effects of Acticard. These side effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, it is not important that everyone gets them.
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Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2022 | 11:21 PM (IST)

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