Vanceril

Vanceril

 [van´sĕ-ril″]
trademark for a beclomethasone dipropionate metered-dose inhaler used for bronchial asthma.

Vanceril

a trademark for a glucocorticoid (beclomethasone dipropionate).

beclomethasone diproprionate

A glucocorticosteroid with enhanced receptor-binding activity, but more rapid presystemic metabolism, which is used in inhalation prophylaxis of asthma, as well as rhinitis and sinusitis.

Pros
Enhanced receptor-binding activity; rapid presystemic metabolism.

Adverse effects
Cough, increased risk of nasopharyngeal candidiasis, dysosmia (smell of burning plastic), dysgeusia, central serous retinopathy.

Vanceril®

Beclomethasone dipropionate Critical care An aerosolized steroid for inhalation treatment of asthma. See Nebulizer.
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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.
AeroBid Prescription (flunisolide), Azmacort (triamcinolone), Flovent (fluticasone propionate), Pulmicort Turbohaler or Respules, (budesonide), Qvar (beclomethasone) Vanceril, Vanceril DS (beclomethasone), Asthmanex (mometasone) Oral corticosteroids.
market that contains the same active ingredient used in Vanceril, beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP), but in a non-ozone-depleting CFC-free formula.
QVAR has fewer side-effects and it is effective at half the dose as compared to Vanceril.
market that contains the same drug as Vanceril, but in a non-ozone-depleting CFC-free formulation.
proprietary pharmaceuticals subsidiary, said, "Nearly half a million Vanceril patients will need to switch to an alternative inhaled corticosteroid product.
No other lots of VANCERIL 84 mcg DOUBLE STRENGTH Inhalation Aerosol Convenience Pack are involved.
Patients who have had prescriptions for VANCERIL 84 mcg DOUBLE STRENGTH Inhalation Aerosol Convenience Pack filled since November 1999 are advised to check the lot numbers and return any inhalers from the subject lots to the pharmacy for free replacement.
Lowe McAdams Healthcare is also agency-of-record for a number of brands in Schering-Plough's respiratory care franchise, including Nasonex (seasonal allergic rhinitis), Proventil HFA (asthma) and Vanceril DS (asthma).
Sales growth was led by the CLARITIN line, IMDUR, INTRON A, K-DUR, VANCERIL, VANCENASE, LOTRISONE and ELOCON(R) (mometasone furoate), a medium-potency topical steroid.
Sales growth was led by the CLARITIN line, INTRON A, IMDUR, VANCENASE, K-DUR, VANCERIL, LOTRISONE and ELOCON.
Sales growth was led by the CLARITIN line; IMDUR; INTRON A; CEDAX(R), a once-daily oral cephalosporin antibiotic; K-DUR(R), a sustained-release potassium supplement; LOTRISONE; VANCENASE; and VANCERIL.