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Betamethasone MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Betamethasone
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.745.432.769.199
D04.210.500.908.093
Unique ID
D001623
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001623
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Betadexamethasone
Celeston
Celestona
Celestone
Cellestoderm
Flubenisolone
Pharm Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Glucocorticoids
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Registry Number
9842X06Q6M
Related Numbers
378-44-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 9-fluoro-11,17,21-trihydroxy-16-methyl-, (11beta,16beta)-
NLM Classification #
WK 755
Public MeSH Note
64
History Note
64(63)
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
Betamethasone Preferred
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