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Dr. Newton Adkinson
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Beclomethasone (Overview)

Beclomethasone is an inhaled steroid which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


Dr. Newton Adkinson
121 doctors shared insights

Beclomethasone (Overview)

Beclomethasone is an inhaled steroid which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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Why is beclomethasone lotion used?

Why is beclomethasone lotion used?

Reduce inflammation: For skin inflammation and irritation steroid lotions can be very helpful. Beclomethasone lotion is a potent steroid lotion. ...Read more

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How do use beclomethasone dipropionate lotion?

Conservatively: This is a potent topical steroid lotion. You should not use it for too long. You should use it under the direction of a physician. It is typically used to treat bad skin problems. ...Read more

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Is beclomethasone inhaler any more dangerous or less effective than flovent diskus for asthma? Flovent is expensive for me.

Is beclomethasone inhaler any more dangerous or less effective than flovent diskus for asthma? Flovent is expensive for me.

No: They are both inhaled steroids. Pretty much interchangeable except that Flovent may be a little more long-acting. Flovent also comes in an inhaler form, just get whatever is cheapest for you. ...Read more

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Experiencing prolonged chest congestion. X-Rays, blood tests negative. Antibiotics didn't work. Have been trying Zyrtec at night, together with nasal spray Qnasl (beclomethasone dipropinat) to reduce post-nasal drip. After one week, cough is less persiste

Experiencing prolonged chest congestion. X-Rays, blood tests negative. Antibiotics didn't work. Have been trying Zyrtec at night, together with nasal spray Qnasl (beclomethasone dipropinat) to reduce post-nasal drip. After one week, cough is less persiste

Right direction: Common causes of cough, other than infection are reflux and post-nasal drip. It sounds like the evaluation has looked for the more serious causes, but if the problem persists, continue to work with your doctor. Sometimes a pulmonary doctor can help with more resistant coughing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use beclomethasone dipropionate while pregnant?

Is it safe to use beclomethasone dipropionate while pregnant?

Yes: Beclomethasone is a steroid, and when used sparingly as a cream or ointment (usually for an inflammatory-type rash), it should have no effect on pregnancy. To be totally safe, most ob/gyns will ask you to wait until the end of the 1st trimester to use these medications. ...Read more

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Will beconase (beclomethasone) side effects die down?

Will beconase (beclomethasone) side effects die down?

Maybe: Most common side-effect is irritation of nasal lining. This can be minimized by orienting the nozzle toward the ear on the same side as the nostril, i.e. Spray out, away from septum, toward ear on same side. The spray then falls on the "turbinates, " 3 folds on the outer wall of the nose halfway between the nostril and the ear that swell to block the passage and make mucus to cause post-nasal drip. ...Read more

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Why is beclomethasone lotion used?

Reduce inflammation: For skin inflammation and irritation steroid lotions can be very helpful. Beclomethasone lotion is a potent steroid lotion. ...Read more

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Is beclazone the same as beclovent (beclomethasone)?

Is beclazone the same as beclovent (beclomethasone)?

Yes: Beclovent and vanceril are the name brands for beclomethasone diproprionate asthma inhaler. These have been replaced with Qvar which is beclomethasone with a new propellant (hfa). Beclazone is the name brand used in the united kingdom. ...Read more

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Will beconase (beclomethasone) side effects die down?

Maybe: Most common side-effect is irritation of nasal lining. This can be minimized by orienting the nozzle toward the ear on the same side as the nostril, i.e. Spray out, away from septum, toward ear on same side. The spray then falls on the "turbinates, " 3 folds on the outer wall of the nose halfway between the nostril and the ear that swell to block the passage and make mucus to cause post-nasal drip. ...Read more

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Is beclazone the same medicine as beclovent (beclomethasone)?

Is beclazone the same medicine  as beclovent (beclomethasone)?

Yes these are same: Yes these are inhalant medicines used for asthma, but the same, named differently in different countries. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is beclazone the same kind of thing as beclovent (beclomethasone)?

I wanted to know is beclazone the same kind of thing as beclovent (beclomethasone)?

Yes: Beclazone is beclamethasone and it comes in nasal sprays and inhalers used in the treatment of asthma and allergies. ...Read more

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Vanceril (beclomethasone) inhaler directions please?

Vanceril (beclomethasone) inhaler directions please?

Inhaled steroid: Usually 2 times daily 1-4 puffs. When using steroid, remember to rinse your mouth after use. ...Read more

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Can you use beconase (beclomethasone) spray permanently?

Can you use beconase (beclomethasone) spray permanently?

Nasal Spray: Nasal steroids sprays have been used long term and there appears to be minimal problems. With all meds that are used, careful follow up and monitoring is a must. ...Read more

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Dr. L. Collins
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