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Treatment of acute overdosage is by immediate gastric lavage or emesis followed by supportive and symptomatic therapy. For chronic overdosage in the face of severe disease requiring continuous steroid therapy, the dosage of the corticosteroid may be reduced only temporarily, or alternate day treatment may be introduced.
CELESTONE Syrup (betamethasone) is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any components of this product.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/6/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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