I have asthma,(symbicort) SVT (verapamil).Lung infection 4 weeks ago?Thought I was ok but this week had a job to breathe. My doctor injected me with betamethasone/fosfato sodico, Helped but what is this drug and why did it help? Thankyou.
Betamethasone belongs to a class of medicines known as corticosteroids.
They are given intravenously to relieve airway inflammation caused by severe asthma. Betamethasone works by stopping the release of certain chemicals in the body which cause inflammation.
- Betamethasone Information for Consumers
- Betamethasone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Betamethasone (detailed)
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