beclomethasone


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beclomethasone

 [bek″lo-meth´ah-sōn]
a synthetic glucocorticoid administered, as the dipropionate salt, by inhalation for the chronic treatment of bronchial asthma and intranasally for seasonal and nonseasonal allergic rhinitis or other allergic or inflammatory nasal conditions, and to prevent recurrence of nasal polyps after surgical removal; also used topically for relief of inflammation and pruritus in certain dermatoses.

beclomethasone

/bec·lo·meth·a·sone/ (bek″lo-meth´ah-sōn) a glucocorticoid used in the dipropionate form in the treatment of bronchial asthma, seasonal and nonseasonal allergic rhinitis or other allergic or inflammatory nasal conditions, and some dermatoses, and to prevent recurrence of nasal polyps.

beclomethasone

(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.

beclomethasone

an inhaled corticosteroid used in the treatment of asthma to reduce the inflammatory response, and used regularly as a 'preventer'.
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