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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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why can't beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack when it is already in progress?
Why can't beclovent (beclomethasone) be used to stop an asthma attack in progress? I think it helps me when I get sick.
Inhaled steroid: Usually 2 times daily 1-4 puffs. When using steroid, remember to rinse your mouth after use. ...Read more
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
Lots of them: If you're looking for a good meta-analysis: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17943772. ...Read more