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Feeling Guilty, Staring, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Urinary Tract Infection, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Delusion, Delirium, Delusion Of Reference, Panic Attack (8117914-1)
on Jan 25, 2012 Female from NETHERLANDS , 30 years of age, was treated with Betamethasone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: feeling guilty, staring, activities of daily living impaired, urinary tract infection, maternal exposure during pregnancy, delusion, delirium, delusion of reference, panic attack. Betamethasone dosage: 12 Mg;x2;im.
Associated medications used:
  • Betamethasone Valerate (12 Mg;x2;im)
  • Nifedipine ( ;po )


Bronchial Fistula (8107176-3)
Patient was taking Betamethasone. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: bronchial fistula on Jan 24, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 64 years of age, . Betamethasone dosage: 6 Mg, Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Solu-medrol (500 Mg, Unk)


Listless, Hyperhidrosis, Circulatory Collapse (8106511-X)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 23, 2012 by a Male taking Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate (Dosage: ;unk;im) was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Location: ETHIOPIA , 43 years of age, weighting 127.9 lb, After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: listless, hyperhidrosis, circulatory collapse.

Hepatitis B (8104597-X)
on Jan 17, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 61 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • glioblastoma
and was treated with Betamethasone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: hepatitis b. Betamethasone dosage: X3 Days Post Operation.
Associated medications used:
  • Temozolomide
Patient was hospitalized.


Colon Cancer (8100242-8)
on Jan 20, 2012 Female from GERMANY , 52 years of age, weighting 145.5 lb, was treated with Betamethasone. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: colon cancer. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Calcipotriol
  • Remicade
  • Stelara (Dose Reported As Quarterly)
  • Betadermic
Patient was hospitalized.

Psoriasis (8091281-4)
Patient was taking Betamethasone Dipropionate. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: psoriasis on Oct 25, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 140.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • psoriasis
and. Betamethasone Dipropionate dosage: For Head Breakout.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Locoid
  • Vitamin Tab
  • Humira
  • Singulair
  • Cordran Tape (For Breakout)
  • Diprolene
  • Taclonex
  • Omeprazole (One Daily)


Delirium, Psychotic Disorder, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (8078587-X)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 09, 2012 by a Female taking Betamethasone Valerate (Dosage: 24 Mg, Im) was diagnosed with
  • premature labour
and. Location: NETHERLANDS , 30 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: delirium, psychotic disorder, maternal exposure during pregnancy.
Associated medications used:
  • Nifedipine (Po)


Coma, Hyperammonaemia, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Dystonia (8076799-2)
on Jan 24, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 26 years of age, was treated with Betamethasone. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: coma, hyperammonaemia, maternal exposure during pregnancy, dystonia. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Haloperidol
  • Terbutaline
Patient was hospitalized.

Sepsis, Renal Impairment, Malaise, Blood Potassium Increased (8058523-2)
on Jan 05, 2012 Male from GREECE , 69 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was treated with Betamethasone. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: sepsis, renal impairment, malaise, blood potassium increased. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Revlimid (25 Milligram)
Patient was hospitalized.

Diabetes Mellitus (8037236-7)
Patient was taking Betamethasone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: diabetes mellitus on Dec 26, 2011 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 67 years of age, . Betamethasone dosage: N/A.

Hyperammonaemia, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Coma (8020445-0)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 19, 2011 by a Female taking Betamethasone (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 26 years of age, Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: hyperammonaemia, maternal exposure during pregnancy, coma.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Haloperidol
Patient was hospitalized.

Pancreatic Atrophy (8013959-0)
on Dec 19, 2011 Male from ITALY , 48 years of age, weighting 143.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sciatica
  • non-small cell lung cancer
and was treated with Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: pancreatic atrophy. Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate dosage: 1.5 Mg, 1x/day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Crizotinib (250 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Ibruprofen (600 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Metoclopramide Hydrochloride (10 Mg, 3x/day)


Hepatic Failure (7998925-3)
on Dec 15, 2011 Female from JAPAN , weighting 108.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • brain oedema
  • ascites
and was treated with Betamethasone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: hepatic failure. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Aldactone
  • Xeloda (600mg Per Day)
  • Tykerb (1250mg Per Day)
  • Xeloda (1200mg Per Day)
  • Kanamycin
  • Urso 250


Bronchial Obstruction, Cardiac Disorder, Respiratory Failure, Bronchitis Chronic (7997079-7)
Patient was taking Betamethasone Dipropionate. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: bronchial obstruction, cardiac disorder, respiratory failure, bronchitis chronic on Dec 05, 2011 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 29 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
and. Betamethasone Dipropionate dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Dyspepsia, Paraesthesia, Hypertension, Pruritus, Myocardial Infarction (7981153-5)
Adverse event was reported on Nov 30, 2011 by a Male taking Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate (Dosage: 1 Df;once) was diagnosed with
  • tendonitis
and. Location: FRANCE , 55 years of age, After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: dyspepsia, paraesthesia, hypertension, pruritus, myocardial infarction. Patient was hospitalized.

Cytomegalovirus Infection, No Therapeutic Response (7943313-9)
on Nov 24, 2011 Female from JAPAN , 38 years of age, was treated with Betamethasone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: cytomegalovirus infection, no therapeutic response. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Neoral (5 Mg/kg, Unk)
  • Antebate (1 Mg/kg, Unk)


Nausea, Pathological Fracture, Shock, Blood Pressure Decreased, Condition Aggravated, Adrenal Insufficiency, Asthenia, Abdominal Pain, Heart Rate Irregular (7940043-4)
on Nov 11, 2011 Male from POLAND , 56 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
and was treated with Betamethasone. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: nausea, pathological fracture, shock, blood pressure decreased, condition aggravated, adrenal insufficiency, asthenia, abdominal pain, heart rate irregular. Betamethasone dosage: 2-4 Times Per Week.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Entocort Ec
Patient was hospitalized.

Liver Function Test Abnormal, Lipid Metabolism Disorder (7918647-4)
Patient was taking Betamethasone Butyrate Propionate. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: liver function test abnormal, lipid metabolism disorder on Nov 09, 2011 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 143.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • psoriasis
and. Betamethasone Butyrate Propionate dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Humira
  • Humira
  • Humira
  • Isoniazid
  • Mometasone Furoate
  • Aspirin
  • Prednisolone Acetate
Patient was hospitalized.

Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy, Low Birth Weight Baby, Growth Retardation, Premature Baby (7914806-5)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 31, 2011 by a Female taking Betamethasone (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 1.08 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: foetal exposure during pregnancy, low birth weight baby, growth retardation, premature baby.
Associated medications used:
  • Epoprostenol Sodium (26 Ng/kg/min)
  • Oxygen (6 L/min)
  • Enoxaparin (30 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Enoxaparin (Unk)
  • Epoprostenol Sodium (6 Ng/kg/min)
  • Pantoprazole


Psychotic Disorder, Hallucination, Delusion, Delirium (7905204-9)
on Oct 26, 2011 Female from NETHERLANDS , 30 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • premature labour
  • immature respiratory system
and was treated with Betamethasone. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: psychotic disorder, hallucination, delusion, delirium. Betamethasone dosage: 12 Mg, On 2 Successive Days. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Glucose Decreased, Continuous Haemodiafiltration, Agitation, Dystonia, Mental Status Changes, Coma, Cheyne-stokes Respiration, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Hyperammonaemia (7903228-9)
on Oct 25, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 26 years of age, was treated with Betamethasone. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: blood glucose decreased, continuous haemodiafiltration, agitation, dystonia, mental status changes, coma, cheyne-stokes respiration, unresponsive to stimuli, hyperammonaemia. Betamethasone dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Palpitations, Arrhythmia, Vomiting, Emotional Distress, Sensation Of Heaviness, Constipation, Dyspepsia, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain (7900868-8)
Patient was taking Betamethasone W/clotrimazole. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: palpitations, arrhythmia, vomiting, emotional distress, sensation of heaviness, constipation, dyspepsia, chest pain, abdominal pain on Oct 28, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 41 years of age, weighting 173.1 lb, . Betamethasone W/clotrimazole dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Yaz
  • Ibuprofen
  • Yaz (Unk)
  • Lorazepam (0.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Azithromycin
  • Claritin
  • Paracetamol W/propoxyphene
  • Ascorbic Acid
Patient was hospitalized.

Fall, Injection Site Pain, Convulsion (7888874-3)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 18, 2011 by a Male taking Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate (Dosage: 3 Df; Ia) was diagnosed with
  • hernia
and. Location: RUSSIAN FEDERATION , 56 years of age, Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: fall, injection site pain, convulsion.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Dona /00943602/)
  • Vitamin Tab
Patient was hospitalized.

Off Label Use, Herpes Ophthalmic (7888851-2)
on Sep 29, 2011 Female from GERMANY , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • eye swelling
and was treated with Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: off label use, herpes ophthalmic. Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate dosage: Once.

Gastric Ulcer Haemorrhage (7883648-1)
on Oct 26, 2011 Female from ITALY , 28 years of age, was treated with Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: gastric ulcer haemorrhage. Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Foster (Unk)
  • Folina (Daily Dose 5 Mg)
  • Aspirin (Daily Dose 50 Mg)
  • Ferrous Sulfate Tab (Daily Dose 105 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized.

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Active Ingredient: BETAMETHA

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 453. View Betamethasone Adverse Reports

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Reported deaths: 39

Reported hospitalizations: 140

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