Company: Wallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic Drug: Betamethasone.
Indication: Acute allergic and inflammatory reactions, cerebral edema, and asthma.
Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to preparation. Viral, fungal and tubercular infections.
Dosage & Administration: Available as tablet.
Adult: 0.5-7.5 mg per day oral.
Children: 0.1-0.2mg/kg/day oral.
- To be used cautiously in cardiac diseases, diabetes, hypertension and hyperthyroidism.
- To be used cautiously in lactation and pregnancy.
Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Systemic steroid effects on prolong use such as cushing’s syndrome, osteoporosis, glaucoma and weakness.