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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


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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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Is the vanceril (beclomethasone) inhaler to alleviate the wheezing? Is it an effective treatment?

Is the vanceril (beclomethasone) inhaler to alleviate the wheezing? Is it an effective treatment?

Yes and no: Vanceril contains beclomethasone, a steroid that will reduce inflammation in the airways. It is meant to be used regularly and ver time this leads to better asthma control. Vanceril is not a rescue inhaler and will not give fast acting relief of asthma symptoms. ...Read more

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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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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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What purpose beclomethasone lotion?

Antiinflammatory: Beclomethasone lotion is a topical steroid that is used to treat eczema and other rashed. ...Read more

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Does beclomethasone contains any cortisone?

Does beclomethasone contains any cortisone?

Yes: Beclomethasone is a form of steroid and is similar to cortisone. ...Read more

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Why are NICU babies given beclomethasone?

Why are NICU babies given beclomethasone?

To prevent Asthma: The lungs of premature babies, esp those who are less than 1, 500 gms, at birth, are prone to chronic lung disease and damage to cause asthma. Use of inhaled steroids like Beclomethasone has been shown to prevent that outcome. ...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?

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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Asking for a trial about fluticasone vs beclomethasone. Any good trials?

Asking for a trial about fluticasone vs beclomethasone. Any good trials?

Lots of them: If you're looking for a good meta-analysis:

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/17943772. ...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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Is beclomethasone the same kind of thing as beclovent in the inhaler?

Yes: Beclomethasone is the active ingredient in beclovent (beclomethasone). ...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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I've been taking beconase (beclomethasone) spray, but its making me feel worse. Why?

Nasal spray: You really did not describe what is feeling worse with the nasal spray, is it dryness of the nose? Headache? Etc? You should consult with your allergist about your symptoms, they may not even be related to the spray. ...Read more

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I have been taking beconase (beclomethasone) spray but it's making me feel worse. Why is that? What can I do?

I have been taking beconase (beclomethasone) spray but it's making me feel worse. Why is that? What can I do?

In what sense?: If you feel your nose is too dry, use a saline nasal spray to moisturize it. Talk to your doctor, not sure what is exactly feeling worse.. ...Read more

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I started taking beclomethasone about a week ago and it doesn't seem to be helping my asthma. How long does it normally take?

I started taking beclomethasone about a week ago and it doesn't seem to be helping my asthma. How long does it normally take?

Varies: Depending onthe dosing, technique of administration and the severity of your asthma, other diseases, copd, rhinutis, sinusitis, etc, need to be evaluated or reevaluated by an asthma/allergy, goodluck ...Read more

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After reading about all the side effects, im scared to use it! Should I switch to beconase (beclomethasone) or continue using nasocort?

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

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What is the definition or description of: Beclomethasone allergy?

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

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Pregnant women ok using beclomethasone dipropionate?

Pregnant women ok using beclomethasone dipropionate?

Seek alternative: Beclamethasone is category c during pregnancy, and should be avoided if there are good alternatives. ...Read more

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Would Fluticasone be comparable to Beconase (beclomethasone) AQ and what would be comparable to Flovent HFA?

Would Fluticasone be comparable to Beconase (beclomethasone) AQ and what would be comparable to Flovent HFA?

Nasal & inhaled ster: Fluticsone is a nasal steroid that is similar to Beconase. It is generic. It has a rose smell and some patients do not like it. Flovent is an inhaled steroid for Asthma and bronchitis. it is used twice a day. You can use Asmanex once a day instead ...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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Both nostrals/sinuses feel partially blocked for years. Been taking beclomethasone since july and was told it can take months to help. Is this right?

Both nostrals/sinuses feel partially blocked for years. Been taking beclomethasone since july and was told it can take months to help. Is this right?

Nasal congestion: Nasal sprays can take up to 2 weeks to work, not months, you need to see an allergist or ENT to determine the chronic cause of your congestion, you need to be tested for allergies to determine your triggers if any. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Vanceril (Definition)

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