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.
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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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A randomized trial of intranasal 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.
(Lake Forest, IL) executed an exclusive option with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) (Galveston, TX) to license patent applications covering the use of oral luminally active anti-inflammatory drugs, such as orBec (oral beclomethasone diproprionate
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