FAQs ABOUT BETARAX TABLET
Is BETARAX TABLET a steroid?
Yes. BETARAX TABLET is a potent steroid which inhibits certain chemical pathways in the body, which reduces the formation of substances (arachidonic acid) that cause pain. It also enhances anti-inflammatory genes like interleukin. Therefore, it helps in reducing pain and inflammation.
What if I forget to take a dose of BETARAX TABLET?
If you forget a dose of BETARAX TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose at the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose, as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Is it safe to use BETARAX TABLET during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
BETARAX TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women as it may slow down the baby’s growth or may temporarily affect the baby’s body and heart movements. you become pregnant while taking BETARAX TABLET, inform your doctor and do not stop taking the medicine unless told to do so. BETARAX TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking BETARAX TABLET.
When BETARAX TABLET is not recommended?
BETARAX TABLET is not recommended for use if you have an infection and are not taking antibiotics for it. Please consult with your doctor before taking BETARAX TABLET.
Can I stop taking BETARAX TABLET on my own?
It is very important to keep taking BETARAX TABLET till the time your doctor has prescribed it to you. Do not stop taking it on your own, even if your symptoms resolve and you feel better. If you stop taking BETARAX TABLET suddenly, you may experience fever, joint and muscle pain, itching, mood changes, dizziness, loss of weight, fainting, or headache. Consult with your doctor if you wish to discontinue taking BETARAX TABLET.
What precautions should I take while taking BETARAX TABLET?
While getting treated with BETARAX TABLET, keep away from patients having chicken pox or shingles and even tell your doctor beforehand if you yourself had them. Contact your doctor if you feel you got in touch with someone having these as taking BETARAX TABLET may worsen the condition.