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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
119 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?

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 side effects die down?

Will beconase 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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For what disorders are beclomethasone lotions used?

For what disorders are beclomethasone lotions used?

Inflammation: Topical steroids like beclomethasone lotion are typically used as anti inflammatories for conditions like eczema. ...Read more

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