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 (bĕk′lə-mĕth′ə-sōn′, -zōn′)
A corticosteroid drug, C22H19ClO5, used in the form of its dipropionate as an inhalant to treat asthma and as a nasal spray to treat allergies.

[be(ta) + c(h)lo(ro)- + meth(yl) + alteration of (predn)is(ol)one.]
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(USAN), beclometasone (INN) n beclometasona
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QVAR revenues in our North America segment in the fourth quarter of 2018 decreased by 81% to $9 million, compared to the fourth quarter of 2017.
(NYSE and TASE: TEVA) has made the QVAR RediHaler (beclomethasone dipropionate HFA) Inhalation Aerosol commercially available by prescription to patients in both 40 mcg and 80 mcg strengths in the US, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 20, 2018-Teva Pharmaceutical in US launch of QVAR RediHaler (beclomethasone dipropionate HFA) Inhalation Aerosol
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announced today that QVAR RediHaler Inhalation Aerosol is now commercially available to patients in both 40 mcg and 80 mcg strengths by prescription in the U.S.
For the first time, we use the quantile vector autoregressive model (QVAR) method to analyze the asymmetrical mutual influence between investor sentiment and the basis.
For example, in Europe, the following pMDI products recommend the AeroChamber Plus brand of VHCs: Airomir, AirSalb, Alvesco, Atrovent, Flutiform, Fostair, Qvar, Seretide, and Sirdupla.
QVAR. S'light, I would not lose it for the Fayre, what'll you doe, Ned?
HFA-BDP (Qvar; Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan), which first appeared in the literature in 1998 [14], attracted attention as an aerosol with a very small particle size (MMAD: 1.1 [micro]m).
In contrast to studies that focus on measuring the gap between advertised and actual speeds, this analysis offers a more general approach to characterizing quality variability as the ratio of peak/low load to average/high load states of the system (Qvar).
Efficacy and safety overview of a new inhaled corticosteroid, QVAR (hydrofluoroalkane-beclomethasone extrafine inhalation aerosol), in asthma.
Inhaled corticosteroids, including fluticasone (Flovent Diskus, Flovent HFA), mometasone (Asmanex), beclomethasone (Qvar), budesonide (Pulmicort Flexhaler), ciclesonide (Alvesco) and others, are the most commonly prescribed long-term asthma remedy.
Only a few inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) products have the requisite median particle diameter (less than 2 mcm) needed to reach the alveolar tissue in the distal tracheobronchial tree, including beclomethasone dipropionate HFA (QVAR), flunisolide HFA (Aerospan), and ciclesonide (Sepracor).