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||BRAND NAME : Becloforte
CHEMICAL CONTENTS : Beclomethasone dipropionate
Becloforte, Beclomethasone Uses:
Becloforte, Beclomethasone is not a bronchodilator medication (it does not quickly open the airways); and it should not be used for relief of asthma when bronchodilators and other nonsteroid drugs prove effective. Do not expect immediate relief from beclomethasone, and do not take higher doses in an attempt to make it work. It is not intended for rapid relief, but it will help control symptoms when taken routinely.
Becloforte, Beclomethasone Dosage:
The usual recommended dose for adults and children 12 years of age and over is 2 inhalations taken 3 to 4 times a day. Four inhalations taken twice daily have been shown to be effective in some people. If you have severe asthma, your doctor may advise you to start with 12 to 16 inhalations a day. Daily intake should not exceed 20 inhalations.
For the double-strength inhalation aerosol, the usual dose is 2 inhalations twice a day. If your asthma is severe, your doctor may have you start with 6 to 8 inhalations a day. The maximum daily dosage is 10 inhalations.
Children 6 to 12 years of age: the usual recommended dose is 1 or 2 inhalations 3 or 4 times a day. Four inhalations twice daily have been effective for some children. Daily intake should not exceed 10 inhalations.
For the double-strength inhalation aerosol, the usual dose is 2 inhalations twice daily, with a maximum of 5 inhalations a day.
Becloforte, Beclomethasone Contraindications :
Becloforte, Beclomethasone is not used for the treatment of non-asthmatic bronchitis, or for intermittent asthma therapy.
Do not use beclomethasone nasal products if you've recently had nasal ulcers, nose surgery, or an injury to the nose. It could interfere with the healing process.
If you are sensitive to or have ever had an allergic reaction to beclomethasone or other steroid drugs, you should not take this medication. Make sure that your doctor is aware of any drug reactions that you have experienced.
Although unlikely, immediate allergic reactions to beclomethasone have been known to occur.
Becloforte, Beclomethasone Side Effects:
Side effects of Becloforte, Beclomethasone may include : Acne, agitation, allergic reactions, breathing problems, bruising, cataracts, chest pain, cold sores, cough, depression, dizziness, dry mouth, ear infections, fever, fluid retention, flu-like symptoms, headache, hives, hoarseness, increased pressure within the eye (glaucoma), itching, joint pain, light-headedness, mental disturbances, moon face, mouth or throat infection, muscle pain, nasal and throat dryness and irritation, nasal burning, nausea, nose infection, nosebleed, pain, pinkeye, "pins and needles" sensation, ringing in the ears, runny nose, skin rash, skin wasting, sneezing, sore mouth or throat, stuffy nose, stunted growth, tearing eyes, unpleasant — or loss of — taste and smell, upset stomach, vomiting, weight gain, wheezing
Becloforte, Beclomethasone Overdose:
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. The main risk in an overdose of beclomethasone is adrenal insufficiency. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
Becloforte, Beclomethasone Missed dose:
Take Becloforte, Beclomethasone as soon as you remember and take the remaining doses for that day at evenly spaced intervals. If it is time for your next dose, skip the one you missed. Never take 2 doses at the same time.
Becloforte, Beclomethasone Storage:
Store Becloforte, Beclomethasone at room temperature in a dry place, away from heat and cold. Do not puncture the container, store it near open flame, or dispose of it in a fire or incinerator.
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