Generic Name - Betamethasone
Category - Anti-inflammatory drug
Generic for Betatrex* are used to relieve redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of many skin problems. This drug belongs to the general family of medicines called steroids.
Generic for Betatrex* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Betatrex* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Betatrex* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Infection or sores at the place of treatment
Skin conditions that cause thinning of the skin
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Betatrex*.It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any other topical presciption.
Generic for Betatrex* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericBetatrex*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Betatrex* for chronic asthma is
Adults and Children 12 Years of Age and Older:
The usual dosage is 1 or 2 nasal inhalations (42 to 84 mcg) in each nostril twice a day (total dose, 168 to 336 mcg/day).
Children 6 to 12 Years of Age:
Patients should be started with 1 nasal inhalation in each nostril twice daily; patients not adequately responding to 168 mcg or those with more severe symptoms may use 336 mcg (2 inhalations in each nostril). Once adequate control is achieved, the dosage should be decreased to 84 mcg (1 spray in each nostril) twice daily. BETATREX Nasal Spray is not recommended for children below 6 years of age.
The maximum total daily dosage should not exceed 2 sprays in each nostril twice daily (336 mcg/day).
Generic for Betatrex* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Betatrex* side Effects include chest pain or tightness, fever or chills, skin rash and itching (hives), sore mouth, with cream or white curd-like patches in the mouth or throat, troubled breathing or wheezing, unusual swelling.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Betatrex*.
Generic for Betatrex* and Pregnancy
Studies do not indicate whether use of Generic for Betatrex* causes injury to the fetus. Consult our doctor and seek medical opinion before using Generic for Betatrex*.
Generic for Betatrex* and Breastfeeding
Use of Generic for Betatrex* while breast feeding have not reported to cause problems in nursing babies when used properly.However, Generic for Betatrex* should not be applied to the breasts before nursing.
Generic for Betatrex* and Pediatric
Considering that Generic for Betatrex* may be absorbed through the skin and can affect the growth or cause unwanted effects in the pediatric group, consult your doctor an seek medical opinion.
Generic for Betatrex* and Geriatric
Use of Generic for Betatrex* can cause certain side effects that may be more likely to occur in elderly patients since the skin of older adults may be naturally thin. These unwanted effects may include tearing of the skin or blood-containing blisters on the skin. Talk to your doctor and seek medical advice.
The above information about Generic for Betatrex* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.