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How celestone works for asthma?

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16 Aug 2010

Celestone (betamethasone) will work for asthma (I'm assuming here that you mean the oral dose) but it should only be used in asthma attacks or severe asthma. Regular oral corticosteroid use in asthma is probably not necessary and is avoided due to side effects ... inhalers work quite well.

http://www.drugs.com/mtm/celestone.html

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16 Aug 2010

Betamethasone is a potent glucocoricoid. Glucocorticoids suppresss the immunity and inflammation by a number of mechanisms.

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