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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.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Betamethasone" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Betamethasone" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2010 and 2015 and 2016 and 2018 and 2019
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