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Betamethasone

"Betamethasone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A glucocorticoid given orally, parenterally, by local injection, by inhalation, or applied topically in the management of various disorders in which corticosteroids are indicated. Its lack of mineralocorticoid properties makes betamethasone particularly suitable for treating cerebral edema and congenital adrenal hyperplasia. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p724)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Betamethasone" by people in this website by year, and whether "Betamethasone" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1997
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