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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.]
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betamethasone

n betametasona
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In contrast to triamcinolones and methylprednisolone acetate, following 1 mL Celestone Chronodose IACI (3 mg of betamethasone acetate + 3 mg of betamethasone sodium phosphate), there was a uniform pattern in all patients with a brisk increase in blood glucose levels within the first hour.
The injection contained betamethasone sodium phosphate (3 mg/ml) and betamethasone acetate (3 mg/ml).
In a second cohort study, 6 patients received a knee injection of 1 mL Celestone Chronodose (3 mg betamethasone acetate and 3 mg betamethasone sodium phosphate, comparable in anti-inflammatory and glucocorticoid potency to 32 mg methylprednisolone acetate).