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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
Yes: Beclomethasone is the active ingredient in beclovent (beclomethasone). ...Read more
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 more
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
Yes: Q.I.D. Means four times a day.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been taking beconase (beclomethasone) spray but it's making me feel worse. Why is that? What can I do?
I started taking beclomethasone about a week ago and it doesn't seem to be helping my asthma. How long does it normally take?
After reading about all the side effects, im scared to use it! should I switch to beconase (beclomethasone) or continue using nasocort?
What is "it"?: Please rephrase your question so we know what you are afraid of taking? Discuss your concerns with your fp, who can allay your fears or recommend an alternative medication. ...Read more
Mostly non-existent: Beclomethasone is a mild to moderate strength corticosteroid used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis or as a maintenance/controller medication for asthma. Some people may have side effects such as dryness in the nose which may lead to nosebleeds or throat dryness which can promote the growth of yeast. Non of the components have been commonly associated with causing allergic reactions. ...Read more