Bet-A 0.5 MG


Bet-A 0.5 MG


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Indications of Bet-A 0.50 Tablet

Betamethasone Soluble Tablets are a type of drug known as a steroid. Corticosteroids is their full name. These corticosteroids are produced by the body and aid in the maintenance of health and well-being. Adding more corticosteroids to your body (such as Betamethasone Soluble Tablets) is an efficient strategy to treat a variety of disorders requiring inflammation. Betamethasone Soluble Tablets help to minimize inflammation, which could otherwise aggravate your disease. To obtain the most benefit from this medicine, you must take it on a regular basis. Corticosteroids can help with a variety of illnesses by reducing inflammation (redness, soreness, heat, and swelling).


Pharmacology of Bet-A 0.50 Tablet

Corticosteroids tie to the glucocorticoid receptor, repressing pro-inflammatory signals, and advancing anti-inflammatory signals. Betamethasone phosphate includes a brief term of activity because it is quickly hydrolyzed to betamethasone. Corticosteroids have a wide helpful window as patients may require measurements that are products of what the body actually produces. Patients taking corticosteroids ought to be guided with respect to the chance of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal pivot concealment and expanded defenselessness to infections.

  • Asthma Allergic responses that are severe
  • Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis that affects the joints.
  • Inflammatory problems of the skin, kidney (such as acute interstitial nephritis or minimal change nephrotic syndrome), bowels (such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), and heart (such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and polyarteritis nodosa).
  • Some disorders of the connective tissue
  • Certain blood disorders
  • Malignant lymphoma, for example, is a kind of cancer.
  • Corticosteroids are frequently given after organ transplant surgery to help avoid organ rejection.


Dosage & Administration of Bet-A 0.50 Tablet

Short term treatment:

  • 2000-3000 mcg (4-6 tablets) daily for the first few days, then
  • Your doctor may reduce the daily dose by 250-500 mcg (1/2 or 1 tablet) every two to five days, depending upon the response.

Rheumatoid arthritis:

  • 500-2000 mcg (1-4 tablets) daily
  • For long-term treatment the dose may be lower.

Most other conditions:

  • 1500-5000 mcg (3-10 tablets) daily for one to three weeks
  • Your doctor may then gradually reduce this to a lower dose
  • Larger doses may be needed for mixed connective tissue diseases and ulcerative colitis
  • If you need to take half a tablet you should break one in half. Use the break line on one side of the tablet to help you snap it.



If you are allergic to betamethasone or any of the other ingredients in this drug, or if you have an illness that has not yet been treated with medicine (e.g. antibiotics), do not take Betamethasone Soluble Tablets.


Side Effects of Bet-A 0.50 Tablet

Depressed feelings, including suicidal thoughts; Feeling euphoric (mania) or having mood swings; Anxiety, insomnia, difficulty thinking or being confused, and memory loss are all symptoms of anxiety. Having sensations, seeing, or hearing things that do not exist. Having odd and terrifying ideas, changing your behavior, or feeling lonely.


Pregnancy & Lactation

Before taking this medicine, see your doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, suspect you may be pregnant, or plan to have a baby. Taking steroids frequently or for an extended period of time during pregnancy can impede the baby’s growth in the womb or damage the baby’s heart and body movements momentarily. If you take large dosages of steroid for a long time and are breastfeeding, the steroid may enter the baby’s system and reduce their hormone levels.


Precautions & Warnings

If you have ever had severe depression or manic depression, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse before taking Betamethasone Soluble Tablets (bipolar disorder). If you have or have had had tuberculosis (TB), epilepsy (fits), serious mental illness, heart disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), stomach or duodenal ulcers, or if you have osteoporosis, this includes having had depression while taking steroid drugs like Betamethasone Soluble Tablets (thinning of the bones). If you or anyone in your family has ever had glaucoma (increased eye pressure); if you or anyone in your family has ever had glaucoma (raised eye pressure); if you or anyone in your family has ever had glaucoma (raised eye pressure); if you recently came into touch with someone who has chickenpox, shingles, or measles, or if you have recently had chickenpox, shingles, or measles. If you or anyone in your family has diabetes; if you or anyone in your family has an underactive thyroid gland; if you have myasthenia gravis (a disease that causes muscle weakness); if you have ever suffered from muscle wasting caused by corticosteroids; if you have recently been or are about to be immunised; if you have recently been or are about to be immunised; if you have recently been or are about to be immunised; if you have recently been


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Storage Conditions

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Do not store above 25ºC.


Pharmaceutical Name of Bet-A 0.50 Tablet

ACME Laboratories Ltd

Generic of Bet-A 0.50 Tablet