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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The pattern of significantly increased blood glucose levels obtained in the Diprospan group is closer to that seen following Celestone Chronodose IACI at the knee joint.
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.
(5) One study also allowed patients a steroid injection of Celestone soluspan if they so desired.
(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.
(Decadron [R]) Betamethasone Have a regular lab (Celestone [R]) tests with visits to health care provider: electrolytes, glocuse, CBC with differential, cortisol levels.
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.
For reasons that are not entirely clear, the national shortage of betamethasone (Celestone) continues.
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.), an injectable betamethasone suspension.
Making things still worse, requests for Schering Plough's brand name formulation of betamethasone, Celestone, a well-studied alternative to dexamethasone, are also on back order, according to a company spokesperson.