Short-Term Efficacy and Safety of Betamethasone Valerate 2.25 mg Medicated Plaster in Patients with Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis: Results of a Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo-controlled Study

SUMMARY Background. This placebo-controlled, double-blind study evaluated the short-term effects of betamethasone valerate (BMV) 2.25mg medicated plaster in patients with chronic lateral elbow tendinopathy (LET). Methods. Adult outpatients with LET and on-movement pain intensity ≥50 mm at a 0-100mm visual analogue scale (VAS) were randomised to receive BMV (N=101) or placebo (N=98), 12 hours/day for … Continued