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What is Beclomethasone used for?
Beclomethasone is an oral inhalation medication used to treat allergy symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, and itching. It is a corticosteroid medicine that reduces swelling and inflammation. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Beclomethasone?
The dosage of Beclomethasone prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Beclomethasone?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Beclomethasone medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Beclomethasone?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Beclomethasone, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Beclomethasone?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Beclomethasone, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Beclomethasone can interact with other nasal medications and antibiotics.
Also, tell your prescriber or healthcare professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your healthcare professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What are the side effects of Beclomethasone?
Like other medicines, Beclomethasone can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Beclomethasone are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Beclomethasone cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Beclomethasone develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Beclomethasone can cause side effects such as mouth sores, headache, stuffy nose, dry mouth, and sore throat. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are skin rash, facial swelling, loss of appetite, and weight loss. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Beclomethasone.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Beclomethasone?
Is it possible for me to use Beclomethasone with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Beclomethasone?
What are the possible drug interactions of Beclomethasone?
How will Beclomethasone work in my body?
How should Beclomethasone be used?
How to reduce the risk of Beclomethasone drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists, or other healthcare professional. Before using Beclomethasone, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or breast-feeding. While using this medication, avoid exposure to any type of infection.