Betamethasone

Known as: 9-Fluoro-16?-methylprednisolone, 9alpha-Fluoro-16beta-methylprednisolone, Betamethasone [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A synthetic glucocorticoid with metabolic, immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory activities. Betamethasone binds to specific intracellular… (More)
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2012
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2012
The intestine secretes a range of hormones with important local and distant actions, including the control of insulin secretion… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
L-glutamine stimulates glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) secretion in human subjects and cell lines. As recent advances have… (More)
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2006
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2006
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether disease control can be achieved in early active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by treatment with… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND Antenatal betamethasone treatment is widely used for the prevention of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To test whether steroids reduce respiratory distress in babies born by elective caesarean section at term. DESIGN… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Rotator cuff tendinosis is a common problem with significant health and economic effects. Nonoperative management… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Context Patients who take glucocorticoids appear to have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. However, data about the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
STUDY DESIGN The effect of epidural injection of betamethasone or bupivacaine was investigated in an animal model of lumbar… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
UNLABELLED The aims of this study were to evaluate the effects of a single-dose glucocorticoid on the incidence and severity of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
A controlled trial of betamethasone therapy was carried out in 282 mothers in whom premature delivery threatened or was planned… (More)
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