Each ml contains
Betamethasone sodium phosphate BP
Eq. to Betamethasone 4mg
Phenol (As preservative) BP 0.5%w/v
Water for Injection BP q.s.
Pharmacotherapeutic group: Betamethasone sodium phosphate is an active corticosteroid with
topical anti-inflammatory activity.
ATC code: HO2AB01
Betamethasone is a glucocorticoid which is about eight to ten times as active as prednisolone on
a weight-for-weight basis.
Corticosteroids are bound to plasma proteins in varying degrees.
Corticosteroids are metabolised primarily by the liver.
Corticosteroids are excreted by the kidneys
Betamethasone injection BP 4mgml