Betnesol Injection 1ml (Pack Of 8)
Betnesol 4 MG Description
Betnesol injection is a steroidal medicine. It contains betamethasone as an active ingredient. Betnesol injection is used to treat conditions due to inflammation and allergies. It acts as a natural steroid in the body and helps reduce inflammation and immune activity.
A doctor or nurse will give Betnesol injection at a hospital or clinic set up. Inform your doctor about all the medical and medication history, before starting the treatment of the Betnesol injection.
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|Uses||Asthma attacks, allergic reactions, soft tissue lesions|
|Side effects||Risk of developing a cataract, skin thinning, weak bones, increased pressure in the eye (Glaucoma), increased levels of steroids|
Uses of Betnesol 4 MG
- Betnesol is used to provide relief during severe asthmatic attacks (Status asthmaticus).
- For allergic reactions, including allergies due to medicines.
- It is used to treat shock, due to trauma or surgery or infection.
- As a replacement for the body’s naturally occurring corticosteroid hormones when the body is not producing sufficient steroids.
- It is used to treat soft tissue lesions (tennis elbow, tenosynovitis and bursitis).
Contraindications of Betnesol 4 MG
- If you are allergic to betamethasone or other ingredients of the injection Betnesol.
- If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
- If you have fungal infections or acne.
- If you have diabetes mellitus or tuberculosis.
- If you have an untreated infection.
Side effects of Betnesol 4 MG
- Risk of developing a cataract
- Skin thinning
- Weak bones (osteoporosis)
- Increased pressure in the eye (Glaucoma)
- Increased levels of steroids
- Growth retardation (in children)
Precautions and Warnings of Betnesol 4 MG
Other General Warnings
- You experience blurred vision or visual disturbances after taking the injection.
- You develop an infection after taking the medicine, as the medicine may increase the susceptibility for infection.
- You develop chickenpox while on treatment with the medicine or the immune system is not working properly.
- You experience swelling and fluid retention after taking the injection, in patients with heart failure.
- You are elderly, the chances of getting the complications are more if there is a comorbid condition.
- The injection worsens the health condition if you have high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, glaucoma and epilepsy.
- The injection causes growth retardation in the children, treatment must be limited to the minimum dosage for the shortest possible time.
- When the treatment with Betnesol Injection needs to be stopped, a gradual dose reduction must be considered to avoid the chances of getting symptoms of steroid withdrawal.
Directions for Use of Betnesol 4 MG
- Betnesol Injection is given in the hospital by the doctor or nurse.
- Do not self-inject and follow the aftercare instruction given by the doctor or nurse.
Storage and disposal of Betnesol 4 MG
- Store and protected from light at a temperature not exceeding 25°C.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
Quick Tips of Betnesol 4 MG
- Betnesol Injection is a corticosteroid medicine used to treat various diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, lupus, inflammation, inflammatory bowel disease and other conditions. It should not be used for treating any other condition unless specified by the doctor....
- This injection will be given to you in a hospital or clinic setting by a doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject.
- Betnesol Injection should be used in the lowest dose and for the shortest duration possible.
- Before starting Betnesol Injection, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your complete medical history....
- If you experience visual disturbances after taking Betnesol Injection, talk to your doctor.
Dosage of Betnesol 4 MG
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Mode of Action of Betnesol 4 MG
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Interactions of Betnesol 4 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Betnesol Injection reduces the action of certain medicines used to treat myasthenia gravis called
- Anticholinesterases, Aspirin and painkillers.
- The action of Betnesol injection is reduced by concomitant use of medicines used for the brain disorders (Phenytoin, Phenobarbitone), Ephedrine (used for breathing problem) and Rifampicin (used to treat tuberculosis)....
- The dose of blood thinner requires adjustment while taking Betnesol Injection.
- Hormonal contraceptives (Oestrogens) may increase the activity of the injection, dose adjustment is required.
- Antiviral medicines like Ritonavir, Cobicistat and antifungal like Itraconazole must be used cautiously.