Beclomethasone diproprionate | definition of beclomethasone diproprionate by Medical dictionary
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.
Enhanced receptor-binding activity; rapid presystemic metabolism.
Cough, increased risk of nasopharyngeal candidiasis, dysosmia (smell of burning plastic), dysgeusia, central serous retinopathy.
beclomethasone diproprionate Vanceril™ A new steroid molecule with enhanced receptor binding activity, but more rapid presystemic metabolism, which is used as inhalation antiasthmatic therapy. See Asthma.
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Once Daily Fluticasone Propionate Is As Effective for Perennial Allergic Rhinitis As Twice Daily Beclomethasone Diproprionate
The equivalent of 200-500 [micro]g/day of beclomethasone diproprionate
(BDP) would be regarded as a low dose, and the equivalent of 1 000 [micro]g or more of BDP a high dose.
for severe asthma during pregnancy.