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N you use albuterol in nebulizer after recieving celestone (betamethasone) injection?

Yes, if Dr. ordered. If the doctor ordered nebulized albuterol for a patient to use (for wheezing and other asthma symptoms), that would be fine to do. The albuterol should not have any unusual reaction with the celestone (betamethasone). Read more...

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...
Appropriate. This is pretty standard for someone who is likely to deliver prematurely. It helps the baby's lungs mature and may also protect the brain in premies. Read more...

Hi Doc, I am 33 Weeks 2 Days with 2.6 CM cervix. Is this normal? One Doc suggested to take betamethasone injection, of which I am scared. Please sugg

Short cervix . A cervical length less than 3 cm means you have an increased risk of early birth. Steroid injections speed up the fetal lung maturity. This is a very important step and can be life-saving for the baby. Read more...

I've had 1 cc total betamethasone injection in my jaw joints for TMJ! Is it too soon to get 1 more injection, as its already worn off?

3-4 months. Steroid injections should not be performed more often than every 4-6 weeks. If the effects are wearing off rapidly, injections might not be the best treatment option. Read more...
Don't know. How long has it been since your last steroid injection? Have you had your occlusion evaluated by an Orthodontist to see if malocclusion is causative/contributory to your joint dysfunction? Read more...
Depends. Depends on how long it's been. Frequent or many steroid injections in TMJ probably not a good idea. Read more...

Can there be an allergy pill that is similar to a celestone (betamethasone) allergy injection?

Yes, but no. Celestone is a steroid called betamethasone. While there are steroid pills like prednisone, they are reserved for severe allergies that are not responding to other treatments. The best use of steroids (to achieve best effect and least risk of side effects) is topically: creams or ointments for skin; nasal sprays for allergic rhinitis, inhalers for asthma, etc. Best to avoid steroid injections! Read more...

Is there an allergy pill that is similar to a celestone (betamethasone) allergy shot?

Not really. Celestone (betamethasone) is a steroid and is not an allergy shot. Injectable steroids in the past have been called "allergy shots" but this is not correct and repeated dosing with steroid shots for allergy symptoms should not be done. Read more...