betamethasone

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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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La paciente fue tratada con Metronidazol, Clindamicina y Celestone.
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).
55,56) The greater solubility of Celestone compared to other preparations results in a lower chance of embolism in the event of accidental intravascular administration.
A prospective, randomized, double-blind, pilot study comparing Synvisc (hylan G-F 20) and Celestone (betamethasone) injections for treatment of shoulder impingement.
5) One study also allowed patients a steroid injection of Celestone soluspan if they so desired.