Betamethasone Suspension For Injection 3-3Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Betamethasone: Suspension for injection (3-3mg)

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Betamethasone 6mg/ml Inj

What is this Medicine?

BETAMETHASONE (bay ta METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. It is used to treat asthma, allergies, arthritis, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. It is also used for other conditions, like blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.

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Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate/Betamethasone Acetate 6mg/ml Suspension for Injection

NDC: 005170720
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Allergic Rhinitis, Alopecia, Hypercalcemia, Thyroiditis, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Serum Sickness, Gastroenteritis, Polymyositis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Psoriatic Arthritis, Pityriasis Rosea, Iritis, Osteoarthritis, Exfoliative Dermatitis, Nasal Polyps, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Tenosynovitis, Crohn's Disease, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Rhus Dermatitis, Tuberculosis Infection, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Pemphigus, Lichen Planus, Hodgkin Lymphoma, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation, Rheumatic Carditis, Ulcerative Colitis, Lichen Simplex, Hemolytic Anemia, Nephrotic Syndrome, Loeffler's Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Angioedema, Addison's Disease, Uveitis, Trichinosis, Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL), Urticaria, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Bursitis, Keloids, Keratitis, Gouty Arthritis, Graft-versus-host Disease (GVHD), Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis, Sarcoidosis, Berylliosis, Epicondylitis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Anterior Segment Inflammation, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Adrenogenital Syndrome, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Pruritus, Contact Dermatitis, Dermatomyositis, Eczema, Thrombocytopenia, Pneumonitis, Proteinuria, Corneal Ulcer, Atopic Dermatitis, Chorioretinitis, Erythroblastopenia, Granuloma Annulare, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Graves' Ophthalmopathy, Mycosis Fungoides, Optic Neuritis, Laryngeal Edema Prophylaxis, Hypoplastic Anemia, Herpes Zoster Ocular Infection, Laryngotracheobronchitis (croup), Allergic Conjunctivitis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Endophthalmitis, Hemangioma, Churg-Strauss Syndrome, Polychondritis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Temporal Arteritis, Pulmonary Edema, Hyaline Membrane Disease Prophylaxis, Multiple Myeloma

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate/Betamethasone Acetate 6mg/ml Suspension for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate/Betamethasone Acetate 6mg/ml Suspension for Injection

Thinning Of Skin Incidence:
<33.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) Suppression Incidence:
<73.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Skin Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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