What is Sternon?
Sternon Lotion is used for Allergic Disorders, Skin Conditions, Ulcerative Colitis, Arthritis, Lupus, Psoriasis and other conditions.
Sternon Lotion contains Betamethasone as an active ingredient.
Sternon Lotion works by preventing late phase allergic reactions by decreasing chemicals causing allergy.
Detailed information related to Sternon Lotion’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Sternon Lotion Uses
Sternon Lotion is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Allergic Disorders
- Skin Conditions
- Ulcerative Colitis
Sternon Lotion Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Sternon Lotion improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Preventing late phase allergic reactions by decreasing chemicals causing allergy.
Sternon Lotion – Composition and Active Ingredients
Sternon Lotion is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Betamethasone (0.05%W/V)
Sternon Lotion – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Sternon Lotion. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Menstrual Irregularity
- For Cream Formulation Pruritus
- Swelling Due To Fluid Retention
- Psychotic Reactions
- Bone Fractures
Sternon Lotion – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Avoid excessive usage of cream in children
- Do not apply the cream near your eyes
- Do not swallow the cream
- Do not use a large amount of cream continuously on large areas of the body
- Do not use the cream on your face repetitively for more than 5 days
- Take betamethasone tablet by mouth with food or milk
Sternon Lotion – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Sternon Lotion may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Sternon Lotion may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Amphotericin B
Sternon Lotion – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Sternon Lotion is a contraindication. In addition, Sternon Lotion should not be used if you have the following conditions: