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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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The injectable form of this drug is betamethasone sodium phosphate. Various studies have examined the effect of subacromial injections of different drugs in reducing shoulder pain.
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