beclomethasone


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Related to beclomethasone: beclomethasone dipropionate

bec·lo·meth·a·sone

 (bĕk′lə-mĕth′ə-sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
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.]
Translations

beclomethasone

(USAN), beclometasone (INN) n beclometasona
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Do not use QVAR if you are allergic to beclomethasone dipropionate or any of the ingredients in QVAR.
P409: Improvement of Nasal Congestion and Sleep Quality Following Once-Daily Treatment with Beclomethasone Dipropionate Nasal Aerosol in Patients with Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
Princeton, NJ, announced the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded the company a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to support the conduct of a Phase 2 clinical trial designed to evaluate orBec (oral beclomethasone 17, 21-dipropionate) as a treatment for the gastrointestinal (GI) manifestation of chronic Graft-versus-Host disease (GvHD).
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).
Beclomethasone dipropionate (QVAR) has been known by several names such as Vanceril and Beclovent; however, with the transition from chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)-propelled MDI formulations, beclomethasone dipropionate has been reformulated with an HFA propellant, in a 40-and 80-microgram MDI strength as QVAR.
Paracetamol, morphine, diamorphine, metoclopramide and beclomethasone were the drugs most likely to be the subject of error.
Lake Forest, IL) executed an exclusive option with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) (Galveston, TX) to license patent applications covering the use of oral luminally active anti-inflammatory drugs, such as orBec (oral beclomethasone diproprionate), for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.
Another agreement with Celltech over Clickhaler, involving the compounds salbutamol and beclomethasone, will continue although it will be amended.
1) Specific medications include beclomethasone dipropionate (Beconase AQ), triamcinolone acetonide (Nasacort AQ) and fluticasone propionate (Flonase).
A 12-month controlled pediatric study of intranasal beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP) reported a 0.