Active Ingredient(s): Beclomethasone
FDA Approved: * May 12, 1976
Pharm Company: * SCHERING
Category: Asthma

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Vanceril Overview

Beclometasone dipropionate, also spelled beclomethasone dipropionate and sold under the brand name Qvar among others, is a steroid medication.[1] It is available as an inhaler, cream, pills, and nasal spray.[2] The inhaled form is used in the long term management of asthma.[1] The cream may be used for dermatitis and psoriasis.[3] The pills have been used to treat ulcerative colitis.[4] The nasal spray is used to treat allergic rhinitis and nasal polyps.[5] Common side effects with the inhale...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Aerosol: 0.084mg/actuation, 42mcg/actuation, 80mcg
  • Aerosol, Metered: 0.042mg/actuation, 0.042mg/inh, 0.04mg/actuation, 0.08mg/activation, 0.08mg/actuation, 40mcg/actuation, 42mcg/actuation, 80mcg, 80mcg/actuation, 84mcg/actuation
  • Spray, Metered: 42mcg/actuation, 84mcg/actuation, eq 0.042mg diprop/spray, eq 0.084mg diprop/spray
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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