Valisone

Active Ingredient(s): Betamethasone
FDA Approved: * September 2, 1967
Pharm Company: * SCHERING
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Valisone Overview

Betamethasone is a steroid medication.[1] It is used for a number of diseases including rheumatic disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus, skin diseases such as dermatitis and psoriasis, allergic conditions such as asthma and angioedema, preterm labor to speed the development of the baby, Crohn disease, cancers such as leukemia, and along with fludrocortisone for adrenocortical insufficiency, among others.[1] It can be taken by mouth, injected into a muscle, or...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Betamethasone
  • Cream: 0.01%, 0.025%, 0.03%, 0.05%, 0.1%, 0.2%, 0.20%
  • Cream, Augmented: 0.05%
  • Disc: 0.1%
  • Foam: 0.12%
  • Gel: 0.025%, 0.03%, 0.05%
  • Gel, Augmented: 0.05%
  • Injection: 3mg/ml, 4mg/ml, 6mg/ml
  • Lotion: 0.025%, 0.03%, 0.05%, 0.1%
  • Lotion, Augmented: 0.05%
  • Ointment: 0.025%, 0.03%, 0.05%, 0.1%
  • Ointment, Augmented: 0.05%
  • Syrup: 0.6mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 0.6mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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