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Topical corticosteroids are used to help relieve redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of many skin problems. These medicines are like cortisone. They belong to the general family of medicines called steroids.

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BETA HC
Treats skin irritation, allergic reactions, and other types of skin problems. Belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids.

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BETA TAR
Treats itchy skin caused by psoriasis, seborrhea, dandruff, or other conditions. Some forms of this medicine treat scaling and dry skin, which may cause itching.

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Beta Med
Pyrithione is used to help control the symptoms of dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp.

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Beta hCG
To confirm and monitor pregnancy or to help diagnose and monitor trophoblastic disease or germ cell tumors

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Beta Glucans
Beta Glucans are carbohydrates that can be found in foods, such as mushrooms, oats, barley, and yeast. They are taken as an herbal medicine to prevent and treat cancer, lower cholesterol, treat HIV and diabetes, and to increase immune system function.

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Beta carotene
Vitamins are compounds that you must have for growth and health. They are needed in small amounts only and are usually available in the foods that you eat. Beta-carotene is converted in the body to vitamin A, which is necessary for healthy eyes and skin.

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Beta blockers
Beta-blockers (also known as beta-adrenoreceptor blocking agents) are used to treat many different conditions.

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Beta-Carotene
The name "carotene" was first coined in the early 19th Century by the scientist Wachenroder after he crystallized this compound from carrot roots. Beta-carotene is a member of the carotenoids, which are highly pigmented (red, orange, yellow), fat-soluble compounds naturally present in many fruits, grains, oils, and vegetables (green plants, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, spinach, apricots, and green peppers). Alpha, beta, and gamma carotene are considered provitamins because they can be converted to active vitamin A.

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Beta blockers overdose
Beta blockers are a type of drug used to treat high blood pressure. Beta blocker overdose occurs when someone accidentally or intentionally takes more than the normal or recommended amount of this medication. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.

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Beta-carotene test
Beta-carotene is the precursor to vitamin A. A test can be done to measures the amount of beta-carotene in blood. See also: Vitamin A test

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Beta-Adrenergic Blocker
Beta-adrenergic blocking agents for the eye are used to treat certain types of glaucoma. They appear to work by reducing the production of fluid in the eye. This lowers the pressure in the eye.

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