Celestone and Xerosis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Xerosis is reported only by a few people who take Celestone.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Celestone and have Xerosis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,691 people who have side effects while taking Celestone from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Nov, 03, 2022

1,691 people reported to have side effects when taking Celestone.
Among them, 1 person (0.06%) has Xerosis.

What is Celestone?

Celestone has active ingredients of betamethasone. It is often used in bursitis. eHealthMe is studying from 1,735 Celestone users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Xerosis?

Xerosis (abnormal dryness of the skin or mucus membranes) is found to be associated with 877 drugs and 525 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Celestone and Xerosis reports submitted per year:

Could Celestone cause Xerosis?

Gender of people who have Xerosis when taking Celestone *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Xerosis when taking Celestone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Celestone *:

  1. Folic Acid: 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Alimta: 1 person, 100.00%

Common side effects people have besides Xerosis *:

  1. Rashes (redness): 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Palmar-Plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome (hand-foot syndrome): 1 person, 100.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Lung Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour of lung): 1 person, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Celestone and have Xerosis?

Check whether Xerosis is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on betamethasone (the active ingredients of Celestone) and Celestone (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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