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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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).
Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) at low to medium doses (<1500 mcg beclomethasone hydrofluoroalkane per day) for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) don't increase the risk of significant bone loss or fracture at 2 to 3 years follow-up (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, systematic reviews and randomize controlled trials [RCTs]).
The daily ICS regimen consisted of one 40-mcg puff of beclomethasone twice daily; combined treatment consisted of one 40-mcg puff of beclomethasone with each albuterol puff used for symptom relief.
The daily ICS regimen consisted of one 40-mcg puff of beclomethasone twice daffy; combined treatment consisted of one 40-mcg puff of beclomethasone with each albuterol puff used for symptom relief.
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).
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.
If you had asked me 5 years ago what was the most significant aspect of the management of asthma in pregnancy, I would have said using beclomethasone," said Dr.