Betamethasone - Definition

March 2018


Betamethasone is a medication belonging to the family of corticoids (more precisely, it is a glucocorticoid steroid). It has anti-inflammatory properties and is also used in immunosuppressive treatments, as it lowers immune defenses. It can be used after a graft, to counteract the phenomenon of rejection by the body. Betamethasone is the generic name of Celestone.
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