Betnesol Injection 8X1Ml

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

BETNESOL contains Betamethasone which belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It is used to treat asthma, severe allergic reactions including reactions to medicines, local inflammation of joints, tendons or the eye, severe shock due to surgery, injury or overwhelming infection. This medicine is also used as replacement for the body’s naturally occurring corticosteroid hormones when these are reduced or absent. Your doctor will administer the dose according to your health condition.

BETNESOL will be administered by your doctor or nurse. Tell your doctor if you have or had any allergic reactions, high blood pressure, epilepsy, liver, kidney or heart problems. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The most common side effects such as injection site reactions, stomach pain, and depression. Your doctor will administer the right dose depends upon your child’s age and body weight.

USES OF BETNESOL

Treats,

  • Asthma
  • severe allergic reactions including reactions to medicines
  • local inflammation of joints, tendons or the eye
  • severe shock due to surgery, injury or overwhelming infection

HOW BETNESOL WORKS

BETNESOL works by reducing the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation like redness, swelling and allergies.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

BETNESOL will be administered by your doctor or nurse. Your doctor will administer the right dose depends on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BETNESOL

SERIOUS

  • feeling depression
  • allergic reactions
  • skin colour changes or blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes and genitals
  • redness, warmth or swelling in your arms or legs or shortness of breath
  • feeling high (mania) or moods swings
  • anxious and sleeping difficulty
  • hallucinations
  • swelling and fluid build-up near the eyes and brain (in children)
  • increased eye pressure (glaucoma)
  • mouth and/or stomach ulcers, oesophageal ulcers
  • pain in stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, fever, loss of appetite and yellowing of your skin (jaundice)

COMMON

  • pain, swelling, redness (injection site reactions)

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

There are limited studies available on BETNESOL and hence it should be used with caution as it may cause harmful effects on the developing baby. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

BETNESOL may pass into the breast milk, it should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALCOHOL

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with BETNESOL. Consult your doctor for advice.

KIDNEY

BETNESOL should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease, and dose may be adjusted if needed. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

BETNESOL should be used with caution in patients with liver disease, and dose may be adjusted if needed. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your physician if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Betamethasone.

HEART DISEASE

BETNESOL should be used with caution if you have congestive heart failure or any other heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your physician, if you have or had a condition such as,

  • severe or manic depression 
  • epilepsy (fits)
  • high blood pressure
  • tuberculosis
  • stomach or duodenal ulcers
  • inflammation of the bowel  
  • osteoporosis (thinning of the bones)
  • glaucoma
  • history of stroke
  • recently chickenpox, shingles or measles
  • underactive thyroid gland
  • diabetes
  • muscle weakness
  • infections
  • blurred vision or other visual disturbances

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking,

  • ritonavir, cobicistat (used for HIV)
  • insulin and other antidiabetic medicines (treats diabetes)
  • medicines for high blood pressure
  • diuretics
  • warfarin (treats blood clot)
  • ibuprofen, aspirin (treats pain)
  • anticholinesterases
  • cardiac glycosides (treats heart problems)
  • acetazolamide (used to treat glaucoma)
  • rifampicin, rifabutin and ephedrine
  • carbamazepine, phenytoin, primidone, phenobarbitone and aminoglutethimide (treats epilepsy)
  • carbenoxolone (treats ulcer)
  • theophylline (treats breathing difficulties)
  • amphotericin b (treats fungal infections)
  • oral contraceptives (the pill)
  • mifepristone  
  • somatropin (growth hormone)
  • vecuronium and other muscle relaxants
  • fluoroquinolones (used for some infections)
  • quetiapine (improves mental illnesses)
  • tretinoin (used for acne)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Betamethasone
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Treats inflammatory conditions
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Oral drops, Cream, Eye/Ear drops

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT BETNESOL

How long does BETNESOL take to work?

It’s usually starts working within a few hours of administration.  

Is BETNESOL a steroid?

Yes, it belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which help to treat allergic conditions.

Is BETNESOL suitable for children?

Your physician will administer the right dose depends on your child’s age and body weight.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Corticosteroids. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 289.

2. Boushey HA. Drugs Used in Asthma. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 348.

3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 125-126

4. RPH Pharmaceuticals AB. Wasserburger Arzneimittelwerk GmbH. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC) [Revised on Nov, 2020] [Accessed on Sep 09, 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.9097.pdf

5. GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited. [Revised on July 16, 2018] [Accessed on Sep 09, 2021] https://india-pharma.gsk.com/media/701069/betnesol-injection.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • Peripheral Smear Examination
  • Total IgE

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    20
    Ingredient
    BETAMETHASONE 4MG
    Hsn Code
    30043200
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Betnesol Injection 8X1Ml

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