Betnecort 0.5mg Tablet 10'S

Haemorrhoid Rx required
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Cipla Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.11.06

What is BETNECORT 0.5MG?

  • BETNECORT 0.5MG contains betamethasone, which belongs to a group of medicines called steroids
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What BETNECORT 0.5MG is used for?

It is used to treat:

  • asthma
  • severe allergic reactions
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and polyarteritis nodosa
  • inflammatory conditions of the skin, kidney (such as acute interstitial nephritis or minimal change nephrotic syndrome), bowels (such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease) and heart
  • connective tissue diseases
  • certain conditions of the blood
  • some types of cancer, such as malignant lymphoma
  • organ transplant rejection following organ transplant surgery

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • allergic to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have an infection and have not yet started taking medicine  
  • have ever had severe depression or manic depression (bipolar disorder)
  • have or have ever had tuberculosis (TB)
  • have epilepsy (fits), severe mental illness
  • heart disease, hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • stomach or duodenal ulcers
  • have osteoporosis (thinning of the bones)
  • have ever had glaucoma (raised eye pressure)
  • have recently had or been in contact with someone who has chickenpox, shingles or measles  
  • are diabetic
  • have an underactive thyroid gland
  • have myasthenia gravis (a disease which causes muscle weakness)
  • have ever suffered from muscle wasting
  • have liver, kidney or heart disease
  • have just been or are about to be immunized
  • Taking steroids often or for a longtime during pregnancy can slow the baby’s growth in the womb or may temporarily affect the baby’s heart and body movements
  • This medicine may enter the baby and lower their hormone levels, in breast-feeding mothers
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before using this medicine
  • Ask your doctor for advice before giving this medicine to your child
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Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • ritonavir, cobicistat (used to treat HIV)
  • insulin or oral antidiabetic drugs
  • medicines for high blood pressure
  • diuretics
  • medicines for thinning the blood e.g. warfarin 
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen, aspirin (used to treat pain)
  • medicines for myasthenia gravis called anticholinesterases
  • medicines for the heart called cardiac glycosides
  • acetazolamide (used to treat glaucoma) 
  • rifampicin and rifabutin (antibiotics for tuberculosis) and ephedrine
  • medicines used to treat epilepsy
  • carbenoxolone (an ulcer healing drug)
  • theophylline (used to treat asthma and other breathing difficulties)
  • amphotericin B (anti-fungal drug)
  • oral contraceptives, mifepristone
  • somatropin (growth hormone) 
  • vecuronium and other muscle relaxants 
  • fluoroquinolones (used for some infections)
  • quetiapine (improves symptoms of some mental illnesses)
  • tretinoin (used for skin problems such as bad acne)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • This medicine can be swallowed whole, but they are best taken as a drink after allowing them to dissolve in a glass of water

If you take more BETNECORT 0.5MG

  • Do not take more than you should if you accidentally take too much, immediately contact the nearest hospital or your doctor

If you forget to take BETNECORT 0.5MG

  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Take your next dose at the usual time

If you stop taking BETNECORT 0.5MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine without first talking to your doctor
  • If you stop taking your medicine suddenly, you may experience side effects such as, fever, joint and muscle pain, itching eyes, nose or skin, mood changes, loss of weight, low hormone levels and low blood pressure, dizziness, headaches or fainting

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

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  • suicidal thoughts
  • feeling high (mania) or moods that go up and down
  • feeling anxious, having problems sleeping, difficulty in thinking or being confused and losing your memory
  • feeling, seeing or hearing things which do not exist. having strange and frightening thoughts
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Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25°C
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