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Vanceril

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



Vanceril Overview

Beclometasone dipropionate (INN modified) or beclomethasone dipropionate (USAN, former BAN) is a potent glucocorticoid steroid. It is a prodrug of the free form, beclometasone (INN). In the form of an inhaler (e.g. Clenil, Qvar), a wide number of brands of which are available, it is used for the prophylaxis of asthma. As a nasal spray (e.g. Beconase, alanase, Vancenase) or nasal aerosol (e.g. Qnasl), it is used for the treatment of rhinitis (hay fever) and sinusitis). In some instances, it is...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Beclomethasone
  • Aerosol: 0.084mg/actuation, 42mcg/actuation, 80mcg
  • Aerosol, Metered: 0.042mg/actuation, 0.042mg/inh, 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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