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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… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Respiratory morbidity including respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is a serious complication of preterm birth and the… Expand
Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND Infants who are born at 34 to 36 weeks of gestation (late preterm) are at greater risk for adverse respiratory and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The intestine secretes a range of hormones with important local and distant actions, including the control of insulin secretion… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Antenatal betamethasone treatment is widely used for the prevention of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Abstract Objective To test whether steroids reduce respiratory distress in babies born by elective caesarean section at term… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To test whether steroids reduce respiratory distress in babies born by elective caesarean section at term. DESIGN… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Context Patients who take glucocorticoids appear to have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. However, data about the… Expand
Review
1989
Review
1989
Acyclovir (aciclovir) is a nucleoside antiviral drug with antiviral activity in vitro against members of the herpes group of DNA… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Abstract Observations on acute mountain sickness occurring between 11,000 and 18,000 feet, in 1925 men, 18, to 53 years old… Expand