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    Information about Beclometasone

    Beclometasone uses

    Beclometasone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, skin disorders and eye disorders.

    How beclometasone works

    Beclometasone belongs to a class of steroid medications called corticosteroids. Beclometasone works by preventing release of certain chemicals from the cells responsible for immune and allergic responses resulting in inflammation.

    Common side effects of beclometasone

    Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Skin scar, Altered bone growth, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract

    Available Medicine for Beclometasone

    • ₹85 to ₹411
      Cipla Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹36
      Kopran Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹276 to ₹378
      Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      4 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Beclometasone

    • Take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
    • Dose is decreased or tapered over time.
    • Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use.
    • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.

    Frequently asked questions for Beclometasone


    Q. How long can I take Beclometasone/beconase?

    The duration depends on the disease for which treatment is being given. Please follow the advice of your doctor

    Q. Can I take Sudafed/pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, antihistaminics/ cetirizine, ibuprofen with beclometasone?

    Yes, pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, cetirizine, ibuprofen can be taken along with beclometasone. Please consult your doctor before changing medication

    Q. Does Beclometasone cause weight gain?

    Beclometasone can cause weight gain after long term use. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing weight gain

    Q. Is Beclometasone safe?

    Beclomethasone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

    Content on this page was last updated on 18 April, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)