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Muscular Weakness, Nausea, Muscle Disorder, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (8348288-9)
on Apr 12, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 68 years of age, weighting 125.7 lb, was treated with Betamethasone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: muscular weakness, nausea, muscle disorder, blood creatine phosphokinase increased. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Estazolam
  • Paxil
  • Valerin
  • Tamsulosin Hcl
  • Lac-b
  • Abilify
  • Januvia
  • Zolpidem
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Intraventricular Haemorrhage, Device Related Infection, Premature Baby, Hydrocele, Dehydration, Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy, Hyperbilirubinaemia, Roseola (8347762-9)
Patient was taking Betamethasone. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: intraventricular haemorrhage, device related infection, premature baby, hydrocele, dehydration, foetal exposure during pregnancy, hyperbilirubinaemia, roseola on May 02, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 4.19 lb, . Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Stadol
  • Magnesium
  • Paxil (20mg Per Day)
  • Ampicillin
Patient was hospitalized.

Premature Labour, Caesarean Section (8346461-7)
Adverse event was reported on May 07, 2012 by a Female taking Betamethasone (Dosage: 12 Mg, Daily) . Location: GERMANY , 36 years of age, weighting 127.9 lb, After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: premature labour, caesarean section.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Sertraline Hydrochloride (150 Mg, Daily)
  • Sertraline Hydrochloride (100 Mg, Daily)
  • Folacid (Precon)
Patient was hospitalized.

Ultrasound Scan Abnormal, Deafness Bilateral (8295580-2)
on Mar 29, 2012 Female from BRAZIL , weighting 1.76 lb, was treated with Betamethasone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: ultrasound scan abnormal, deafness bilateral. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Clotrimazol (clotrimazole)
  • Magnesium (aluminium Hydroxide)
  • Caspofungin Acetate (2 Mg/kg, Uid/qd)
  • Ambisome (7 Mg/kg, Uid/qd)
  • Nystatin



Osteonecrosis, Glaucoma (8288974-2)
on Apr 06, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 37 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • dermatitis atopic
and was treated with Betamethasone Dipropionate Rx 0.05% 0m3. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: osteonecrosis, glaucoma. Betamethasone Dipropionate Rx 0.05% 0m3 dosage: Applied To Areas Of Severe Dermatitis Daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Betamethasone Butyrate Propionate (Applied To Chest And Forearms)
  • Prednisolone (Applied To Face And Neck)
Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatic Function Abnormal, Jaundice Cholestatic, Duodenal Stenosis, White Blood Cell Count Increased, Platelet Count Decreased, Prothrombin Time Prolonged, Cerebral Infarction, Blood Fibrinogen Decreased (8282031-7)
Patient was taking Betamethasone. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: hepatic function abnormal, jaundice cholestatic, duodenal stenosis, white blood cell count increased, platelet count decreased, prothrombin time prolonged, cerebral infarction, blood fibrinogen decreased on Apr 05, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 88.18 lb, . Betamethasone dosage: 1 Mg, Uid/qd.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Loxonin (3 Df, Uid/qd)
  • Nexium (20 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Miraclid (2 Df, Uid/qd)
  • Morphine (40 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Adona (100 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Lendormin (0.25 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Gemcitabine (1000 Mg/m2, Weekly)
  • Morphine (20 Mg, Uid/qd)


Protein Urine Present (8273501-6)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 06, 2012 by a Female taking Betamethasone (Dosage: N/A) . Location: JAPAN , 21 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: protein urine present.
Associated medications used:
  • Allegra (Dose:120 Mg Divided Into Two Doses)
  • Allegra (Dose:120 Mg Divided Into Two Doses)


Aplastic Anaemia, Pancytopenia, Pneumonia (8257360-3)
on Mar 29, 2012 Male from JAPAN , weighting 121.3 lb, was treated with Betamethasone W/dexchlorpheniramine Maleate. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: aplastic anaemia, pancytopenia, pneumonia. Betamethasone W/dexchlorpheniramine Maleate dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Rituximab (600 Milligram;)
  • Treanda
  • Valacyclovir Hydrochloride
  • Palonosetron Hydrochloride
  • Bactrim
  • Loxoprofen Sodium
Patient was hospitalized.

Retinopathy (8256543-6)
on Mar 22, 2012 Female from DENMARK , 45 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • inflammation
and was treated with Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: retinopathy. Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate dosage: Once.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Omeprazole


Malaise, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Cough, Atypical Mycobacterial Infection, C-reactive Protein Increased, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Productive Cough (8251341-1)
Patient was taking Betamethasone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: malaise, aspartate aminotransferase increased, cough, atypical mycobacterial infection, c-reactive protein increased, hepatic function abnormal, alanine aminotransferase increased, productive cough on Mar 23, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 105.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • nausea
  • gastric ulcer
and. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Omeprazole
  • Xeloda (3000mg Per Day)
  • Pursennid
  • Bisacodyl
  • Tykerb (1250mg Per Day)
  • Magnesium Sulfate
Patient was hospitalized.

Pancreatic Cyst, Calculus Bladder, Pancreatitis Acute, Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (8250194-5)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 21, 2012 by a Male taking Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • tracheitis
and. Location: FRANCE , 50 years of age, Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: pancreatic cyst, calculus bladder, pancreatitis acute, intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Art
  • Augmentin '125'
  • Enalapril Maleate
  • Ultralevure
  • Lamisil
  • Helicidine
Patient was hospitalized.

Paronychia, Blepharitis, Pyrexia, Rash, Pulmonary Embolism, Dry Skin, Diarrhoea, Keratitis (8249548-2)
on Mar 23, 2012 Female from JAPAN , weighting 231.5 lb, was diagnosed with
  • rash
  • non-small cell lung cancer
  • hypertension
  • dry skin
  • insomnia
and was treated with Betamethasone. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: paronychia, blepharitis, pyrexia, rash, pulmonary embolism, dry skin, diarrhoea, keratitis. Betamethasone dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Erlotinib Hydrochloride (150 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Amlodipine Besylate (5 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Hirudoid (Unk)
  • Zolpidem (10 Mg, Uid/qd)
  • Sodium Bicarbonate (Unk)
  • Metmab (15 Mg/kg, Q3w)
Patient was hospitalized.

Delayed Effects Of Radiation, Anaemia, Hypophagia, Oliguria, Cerebral Atrophy, Device Related Infection, Oropharyngeal Candidiasis, Thrombocytopenia, Hypoalbuminaemia (8237895-X)
on Mar 16, 2012 Female from JAPAN , 74 years of age, weighting 130.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • cerebral atrophy
and was treated with Betamethasone. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: delayed effects of radiation, anaemia, hypophagia, oliguria, cerebral atrophy, device related infection, oropharyngeal candidiasis, thrombocytopenia, hypoalbuminaemia. Betamethasone dosage: Po.

Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased, Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased, Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis, Atrial Flutter, Insomnia (8231185-7)
Patient was taking Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: blood lactate dehydrogenase increased, gamma-glutamyltransferase increased, bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, atrial flutter, insomnia on Mar 07, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 63 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
and. Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate dosage: 8 Mg;qd.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Midazolam Hcl
  • Dopamine Hydorchloride
  • Theolong
  • Fentanyl
  • Pirfenidone (600 Mg;qd ; 1200 Mg;qd ; 1800 Mg;qd ; 600 Mg;qd)
  • Pirfenidone (600 Mg;qd ; 1200 Mg;qd ; 1800 Mg;qd ; 600 Mg;qd)
  • Pirfenidone (600 Mg;qd ; 1200 Mg;qd ; 1800 Mg;qd ; 600 Mg;qd)
  • Pirfenidone (600 Mg;qd ; 1200 Mg;qd ; 1800 Mg;qd ; 600 Mg;qd)


Hypomagnesaemia, Rash, Paraesthesia, Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder, Therapeutic Response Decreased, Cystitis, Dysphonia, Corona Virus Infection, Bk Virus Infection (8224940-0)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 08, 2012 by a Female taking Betamethasone (Dosage: N/A) . Location: CANADA , 46 years of age, weighting 125.7 lb, After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: hypomagnesaemia, rash, paraesthesia, post transplant lymphoproliferative disorder, therapeutic response decreased, cystitis, dysphonia, corona virus infection, bk virus infection.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Cyclosporine
  • Magnesium Elemental
  • Amlodipine
  • Sodium Chloride Inj
  • Heparin Lock-flush
  • Pantoprazole
  • Magnesium Ssulfate
  • Hydromorphone Hcl
Patient was hospitalized.

Enterocolitis, Influenza (8202133-0)
on Feb 27, 2012 Female from JAPAN , 69 years of age, was treated with Betamethasone Butyrate Propinate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: enterocolitis, influenza. Betamethasone Butyrate Propinate dosage: Adequate Dose.
Associated medications used:
  • Ferrous Fumarate
  • Folic Acid
  • Loxoprofen Sodium
  • Dexamethasone Palmitate
  • Folic Acid
  • Calcipotriol (Adequate Dose)
  • Urea
  • Hydrocortisone Butyrate
Patient was hospitalized.

Lymphoma, White Blood Cell Count Decreased (8193870-5)
on Feb 29, 2012 Female from ITALY , 41 years of age, was treated with Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: lymphoma, white blood cell count decreased. Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Acetaminophen
  • Simponi


Platelet Count Decreased, Pneumocystis Jiroveci Pneumonia (8186927-6)
Patient was taking Betamethasone. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: platelet count decreased, pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia on Feb 23, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 64 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • metastatic pain
  • renal cell carcinoma
and. Betamethasone dosage: 2 Mg, 2x/day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Morphine Hydrochloride (Unk)
  • Novolin 70/30 (Unk)
  • Oxycontin (Unk)
  • Magmitt (660 Mg, 3x/day)
  • Humulin R (Unk)
  • Prochlorperazine (5 Mg, 3x/day)
  • Pursennid (24 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Lansoprazole (30 Mg, 1x/day)


Hyperplasia, Skin Hypertrophy, Scab, Acarodermatitis, Erythema, Skin Fissures, Crepitations, Skin Lesion (8172019-9)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 20, 2012 by a Male taking Betamethasone (Dosage: N/A) . Location: PARAGUAY , 78 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: hyperplasia, skin hypertrophy, scab, acarodermatitis, erythema, skin fissures, crepitations, skin lesion.
Associated medications used:
  • Amiodarone Hcl
  • Furosemide
  • Prednisone (75 Mg, Unk)


Grand Mal Convulsion, Vomiting (8170859-3)
on Jun 02, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 34 years of age, weighting 159.4 lb, was treated with Betamethasone. Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: grand mal convulsion, vomiting. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Celebrex
  • Multihance (15ml Once Intravenous (not Otherwise Specified))
  • Multihance (15ml Once Intravenous (not Otherwise Specified))
  • Atenolol-chlorthalidone (atenolol;chlortalidone)
  • Vicodin
  • Famotidine
  • Lyrica
  • Oxybutynin Chloride (oxybutynin Hydrochloride)
Patient was hospitalized.

Osteochondrosis, Glaucoma (8166916-8)
on Feb 08, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 37 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • dermatitis atopic
and was treated with Betamethasone. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: osteochondrosis, glaucoma. Betamethasone dosage: 0.05 Pct.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Betamethasone Dipropionate (0.05 Pct;)
  • Prednisolone Acetate (0.3 Pct)
Patient was hospitalized.

Syncope, Palpitations, Circulatory Collapse, Hyperhidrosis, Blood Pressure Abnormal, Shock, Anaphylactic Reaction, Listless (8155452-0)
Patient was taking Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: syncope, palpitations, circulatory collapse, hyperhidrosis, blood pressure abnormal, shock, anaphylactic reaction, listless on Jan 23, 2012 from ETHIOPIA Additional patient health information: Male , 43 years of age, weighting 127.9 lb, was diagnosed with
  • asthma
and. Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate dosage: 2 Ml;unk;im.

Pyrexia, Renal Failure, Cardiac Failure, Stevens-johnson Syndrome (8134727-5)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 30, 2012 by a Male taking Betamethasone (Dosage: N/A) . Location: JAPAN , 67 years of age, Patient felt the following Betamethasone side effects: pyrexia, renal failure, cardiac failure, stevens-johnson syndrome.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ofloxacin (3-4 Dropsx2 Times (2 In 1 D) Auricular (otic))
Patient was hospitalized.

Colon Cancer (8134674-9)
on Feb 01, 2012 Female from GERMANY , 52 years of age, weighting 145.5 lb, was treated with Betamethasone. After Betamethasone was administered, patient encountered several Betamethasone side effects: colon cancer. Betamethasone dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Calcipotriol
  • Remicade
  • Stelara (Dose Reported As Quarterly)
  • Betadermic
Patient was hospitalized.

Blister, Erythema, Skin Burning Sensation (8125443-4)
on Feb 06, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 90 years of age, weighting 191.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • pruritus
and was treated with Betamethasone Dipropionate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Betamethasone side effects: blister, erythema, skin burning sensation. Betamethasone Dipropionate dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Ibuprofen
  • Trimetazidine Hydrochloride
  • Januvia
  • Carbimazole
  • Clarinex
Patient was hospitalized.

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