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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Topical steroid...: ...For treatment of steroid-responsive rashes, such as psoriasis and eczema.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Celestone.: Betamethasone is a steroidal anti-inflammatory medication used to treat a host of conditions. Included are rheumatoid issues, dermatological problems, ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
2-3 days: Usually one begins to improvement in 48-72 hours after asteroid injection.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Betamethazone: Bethamethsone is a potent steroid that can affect multiple organ systems from high blood pressure, to cataracts, to thinning of skin and many more sid ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Neither.: There is no "better" or "worse" among topical corticosteroids. (i'm assuming you are talking about topicals, but Dexamethasone is also given orally.) ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Betamethasone: Betamethasone is a steroid (cortisone)cream used for inflammatory skin conditions (rashes). It should not be used for very long due to risks of atrop ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Porter
12 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: That is a pretty potent steroid for inflammation related to insect bites. Hydrocortisone may be more appropriate as it is milder. Having said that, i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes: It is a steroid....high potency........Make you feel hyper, difficult to go to sleep.If Heart may race, Mental symptoms may worsen. These will last fo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Lowe
16 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Methotrexate, Enbrel (etanercept): Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease involving the white blood cells attacking the skin as if it was bacteria or a virus.Low dose weekly Methotrexate is ... Read More
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
50mg/100ml is right: The antinflammatory dose of betamethasone is 0.1-0.3 mg/kg body weight/day. Assuming your child weighs over 10 kg, then 0.1 mg dose/kg would be 1mg w ... Read More
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