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Doctor insights on: Betamethasone Injectable Suspension Dosage

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What would happen if 9mg of betamethasone were injected by accident into a person who does hours of high intensity cardiac exercise/day?

What would happen if 9mg of betamethasone were injected by accident into a person who does hours of high intensity cardiac exercise/day?

Nothing: It depends on where it was injected. Likely, it would have absolutely no adverse effects. It is sometimes injected into joints to relieve pain. ...Read more

Dr. Stewart Tepper
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Betamethasone (Definition)

Betamethasone is a steroid that is given in 2 injections 24 hours apart when there is a strong possibility of preterm delivery. It is given between 24 and 34 weeks. It helps mature the lungs of the baby to decrease ...Read more


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How long do side effects last after lumbar epid. Celestone (betamethasone) inject. (odd heartbeat, hyperglycemia) ?

How long do side effects last after lumbar epid. Celestone (betamethasone) inject. (odd heartbeat, hyperglycemia) ?

Short term: The side effects typically last less than a few days. Technically, the medication is active for 3weeks, but the side effects shouldn't last that long. See your doctor if they are getting worse or if any new ones develop. ...Read more

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If I got injected with steroid just once for a infection that it still make me gain weight?? Or vision problems ? Or bloat? It was betamethasone

If I got injected with steroid just once for a infection that it still make me gain weight??  Or vision problems ? Or bloat? It was betamethasone

Not to worry: Although these can be side effects of chronic use of steroid, one injection as you have described will do none of these things. Hopefully the injection helped whatever you were treating. ...Read more

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How to reverse kenalog 40mg/ml injection suspension 9triamcinolone0 inject 1 ml itramuscularly once side effects?

How to reverse kenalog 40mg/ml injection suspension 9triamcinolone0 inject 1 ml itramuscularly once side effects?

Reversal agent?: Haven't heard of any reversal agent for an intramuscular or intradermal injection of a corticosteroid medication like kenalog (triamcinolone). One's primary care doctor and the doctor who did the injection can work together to help treat side effects, whatever those might be. ...Read more

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My doc suggested betamethasone injection 3impule in one injection n should repeat after 24hours isnt it very heavy dose for fetal as i feel numbness?

Yes: Betamethasone is injected every 24 hours for two doses to help your baby's lungs and brain mature. Usually this is prescribed when a physician is worried about the baby being delivered early and the risks of prematurity out weigh the risks of the steroid injection. ...Read more

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What is the use of medivin or betamethasone cream?

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 atrophy of the skin. ...Read more

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It's okay to use celestone-m cream for acne right?

It's okay to use celestone-m cream for acne right?

Terrible idea: Betamethasone will interfere with your body's ability to fight the bacteria that cause acne. The pimples may regress as the bacteria overgrow, but they will have won and your disease will get worse. You are asking for a secondary infection, and if you keep doing this, the skin on your face will atrophy. Benzoyl peroxide and your physician are your two best friends. ...Read more

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I have rash but celestone (betamethasone) not working?

?diagnosis: Steroids like celestone (betamethasone) can be useful however, it's important that the diagnosis is confirmed as this drug may not be the appropriate treatment. If not resolving go back to doctor who prescribed it or see a specialist (dermatologist). May need biopsy to confirm if not already done. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Valisone (Definition)

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Celestone (Definition)

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