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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Beclovent (Overview)

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


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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

Dr. Shari Jackson
38 doctors shared insights

Beclovent (Overview)

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


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Can beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack in progress?

Can beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack in progress?

NO...: There are basically 2 classes of meds for asthma: relievers and controllers. Only relievers, like albuterol, can stop an asthma exacerbation. Beclovent, (beclomethasone) a steroid inhaler, is a controller medication and decreases airway inflammation over a period of time and will not acutely stop an asthma exacerbation. It helps chronically. ...Read more

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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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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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Can beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack?

Can beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack?

No it will not: Beclovent is an inhaled steroid used as controller Medicine thtough it's Anti Inflammatory effect,and will not stop an acute Asthma attack and is not meant for that To stop an Asthma Attack you need a reliever Medicine like Albutero or Xopenex (levalbuterol) or atrovent by inhalation ...Read more

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Why can't beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack?

Why can't beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack?

Beclovent (beclomethasone): is a steeoid inhaler and is used as maintenance to keep inflammation in the airways under control. It works long term and does not have immediate effects on the dilating the airways in case of an attack ...Read more

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Can beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack in progress?

NO...: There are basically 2 classes of meds for asthma: relievers and controllers. Only relievers, like albuterol, can stop an asthma exacerbation. Beclovent, (beclomethasone) a steroid inhaler, is a controller medication and decreases airway inflammation over a period of time and will not acutely stop an asthma exacerbation. It helps chronically. ...Read more

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Why can't beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack when it is already in progress?

Not a bronchodilaor: Ceclovent is a steroid and can be part of a program to control asthma, but it does not cause bronchodilitator and hence cannot stop an asthmatic attack whivh is caused by bronchoconstriction. ...Read more

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Dr. Newton Adkinson
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Beclomethasone (Definition)

Beclomethasone is an inhaled steroid which is a kind of ...Read more