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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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However, he added: "The scientific experts have finalised suggested times for about 20 substances and they are working on others, including betamethasone.
That study used a single intramuscular injection of betamethasone 11.
We report a rare case in which a patient with sensorineural deafness associated with inflammation of the inner ear and chronic sinusitis was improved by topical betamethasone sodium phosphate.
The median dose of betamethasone decreased from 28 mg at baseline to 0 mg at the following visits, and the cumulative dose after 2 years was 77 mg, which corresponds to less than 1 mg prednisolone daily.
Today betamethasone positives are increasingly common," the Aga added, revealing that he had commissioned his own analytical procedures based on a "guesstimate of the scientific protocol used in France".
2% of the patients in the betamethasone valerate ointment and halobetasol propionate ointment treatment groups, respectively.
There was a surprising finding for any grade IVH--17% with betamethasone vs.
Infants whose mothers received betamethasone had a significantly lower rate of admission to the special care baby unit (11 of 467) than control infants (24 of 475).
The study was a follow-up of a trial they published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery in 2000, in which 55 candidates for surgery were randomly assigned instead to a selective nerve root injection of bupivacaine alone, or bupivacaine and betamethasone.
In a rat model, Emgard and Hellstrom recently demonstrated that betamethasone dipropionate alone healed experimentally induced external otitis more rapidly than did hydrocortisone/oxytetracycline, with or without polymyxin B.
Contract awarded for betamethasone phosphate + betame acetate injectable solution 3 mg + 3 mg vial or ampule 6 mg / ml
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate and Betamethasone Acetate Injectable Suspension, USP, a generic version of Schering Corporation's Celestone Soluspan .