betamethasone

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betamethasone

[¦bād·ə′meth·ə‚zōn]
(pharmacology)
A white, crystalline powder with a melting point of 240°C; a corticosteroid hormone.
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Depo-Medrol and Kenalog are semi-particulate solutions that are less soluble than Celestone and, therefore, theoretically may have poorer spread in the epidural space.
4 cc of Celestone in the intervention Soluspan[R]) or group category).
30) Fitzgerald reported that 7 out of 55 patients experienced complete symptom relief after injection of marcaine and celestone, and partial weightbearing on crutches for 4 weeks.
Fourth, in May, the New York Times reported that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had initiated a criminal probe into two Puerto Rican plants that make Schering's Nasonex nasal spray and Celestone, a corticosteroid.
Investigators quickly established that the betamethasone had been compounded at a local community pharmacy The request for compounding was necessitated by a shortage of Celestone Soluspan (Schering-Plough Corp.