Beclazone (Beclometasone Dipropionate)
What is Beclazone (Beclometasone Dipropionate) used for?
Beclazone (Beclometasone Dipropionate) is an inhalable steroid used to prevent asthma attacks in patients with asthma. The medication reduces swelling and inflammation of muscles in the respiratory tract to prevent attacks from occurring and allowing easier respiration. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Beclazone (Beclometasone Dipropionate)?
Always follow your physician's instructions while using Beclazone (Beclametasone Dipropionate) to get the most effective results from treatment. One spray is usually administered once or twice each day, but your individual instructions may differ depending on the severity of your symptoms. To use the medication remove the cap from the inhaler, place your lips securely around the mouthpiece, and inhale while pressing down on the canister to dispense one spray. Hold your breath for ten to twenty seconds before exhaling to allow the medication to be absorbed into the lungs. If you have not used the medication for more than a week, it may be necessary to prime the inhaler by pointing it away from your face and pressing the canister until one dose is dispensed. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about using the medication to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Beclazone (Beclometasone Dipropionate)?
Side effects that may occur while using Beclazone (Beclometasone Dipropionate) include:
Immediately tell your physician if you experience any worrying symptoms or if more serious side effects appear such as sores in the mouth, trouble breathing, unusual weight gain, tingling sensation, skin rash, blurry vision, fatigue, nausea, or deterioration of asthma symptoms. These conditions may require medical attention or changes to your dosage to prevent more complications from occurring.
Before beginning the use of Beclazone (Beclametasone Dipropionate), be sure to inform your physician if you have heart disease caused by inadequate blood flow, hypertension, heart failure, arrhythmias, diabetes, a tumor affecting the adrenal gland, severe liver disease, tuberculosis, infections of the airway, hyperthyroidism, hypokalemia, or hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. These conditions may cause potential health problems requiring reduced dosages or other adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Beclazone (Beclametasone Dipropionate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.