How it works
Betnesol 0.5 mg tablet belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids which have anti-inflammatory and immune system suppressing activity. It prevents late phase allergic reactions by decreasing the chemicals responsible for the allergy
Common side effects
Wheezing, Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Shortness of breath, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Allergic reaction, Skin infection, Itching, Acne-like rash, Dry skin, Burning sensation, Skin cracking, Difficulty in swalloing, Increased blood pressure, Changes in skin color, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Cataract, Increased glucose level in blood
How should I use this medication?
The usual recommended dose of betamethasone enema is one enema used each night for 2 to 4 weeks. Your doctor may recommend that you continue treatment beyond 4 weeks if you are responding well to treatment