What is Alphatrex?

Betamethasone is a potent glucocorticoid steroid with anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties. Unlike other drugs with these effects, betamethasone does not cause water retention. It is applied as a topical cream, ointment, foam, lotion or gel to treat itching. Betamethasone sodium phosphate is sometimes prescribed as an intramuscular injection (I.M) for itching from various ailments, including allergic reactions to poison ivy and similar plants.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.

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The right side of my tongue felt like I had bit it but didn't. It started about 2 hours ago. It is not painful but is more than twice the size of...

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Apthous ulcers, self resolving, care 4 sore throat

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Hi I have recently gotten a cut in my mouth from getting hit with a soccer ball and getting my inner lip cut by my braces. I have been applying...

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Thank you for asking. Trauma leads to aphthous ulcers / canker sores. You just need some topical anesthetic gels and steroid gels to...

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