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be·ta·meth·a·sone

 (bā′tə-mĕth′ə-sōn′, bē′-)
n.
A synthetic glucocorticoid, C22H29FO5, that occurs as a white crystalline powder and is used as a topical anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of dermatological conditions.

[Shortening of betadexamethasone : beta- + dexamethasone.]
Translations

betamethasone

n betametasona
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Betamethasone cream containing betamethasone valerate 0.
Group-I (n=294) comprised data of woman who did not receive betamethasone and Group-II(n=396) comprised those who received betamethasone after 34 weeks of gestation for cases at risk of preterm birth.
Objective: To see whether betamethasone gel or lidocaine gel is superior in reducing the incidence of post-operative sore throat after tracheal extubation.
A single course of betamethasone is recommended for pregnant women between 34 0/7 and 36 6/7 weeks of gestation at risk of preterm birth within 7 days, and who have not received a previous course of antenatal corticosteroids.
Although standard practice for early preterm infants, betamethasone use in the late preterm period has not been well studied since the 1970s, said Dr.
Both salicylic acid ointment and betamethasone ointment are topical agents for the treatment of limited chronic plaque psoriasis.
Material and Methods: Betamethasone was used in an injectable dosage form.
market introduction of its calcipotriene and betamethasone dipropionate ointment, the first generic version of Leo Pharma's Taclonex ointment.
Total costs per patient were at $7,786 for the calcipotriene/ betamethasone group, compared with $11,757.
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII -- Topical calcipotriene/ betamethasone diproprionate combination products as first-line therapy for newly diagnosed plaque psoriasis result in significantly fewer office visits and lower total health care costs than any other topical psoriasis medications.
005%) is almost same as that of betamethasone in the treatment of plaque type psoriasis.