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Beclate 50 mcg Inhaler

Manufactured byCIPLA LTD
Description

Beclate 50 mcg Inhaler is a corticosteroid inhalation medicine used to relieve symptoms such as wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, breathing difficulties, coughing, etc. caused by asthma. This medicine is not recommended for use as the primary treatment for asthma.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Beclate 50 mcg Inhaler

  • Rash
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Change in vision
  • Headache
  • Throat irritation
  • Cough
  • Blurred vision
  • Glaucoma (Increased intra occular pressure)

Uses of Beclate 50 mcg Inhaler

What is it prescribed for?

  • Asthma - Maintenance
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to beclomethasone or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Psychiatric disturbances

This medicine may worsen certain psychiatric conditions such as depression, euphoria, personality changes, insomnia, mood swings, etc. in some patients. Close monitoring of such patients for any change in behavior or mood is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Growth retardation

This medicine may cause growth retardation in some children. Therefore, children receiving this medicine should be monitored closely with regard to growth parameters. The dose should be titrated to the minimum effective dose to reduce the chances of such side effects. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Visual disturbance

This medicine may cause blurred vision or other visual disturbances in some patients. Report any such symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such case, the patient should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be inhaled as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Fluphenazine

Mifepristone

Omacetaxine

Disease interactions

Infections

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with latent or active infections since this medicine can suppress the immune system and worsen the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher in patients on high doses of this medicine for a prolonged period of time. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Hyperadrenocorticism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hyperadrenocorticism due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Ocular Toxicities

This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of ocular toxicities such as glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure, etc. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of ocular disease. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Liver impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function may be required during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Ocular herpes infection

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an ocular herpes infection due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Ocular Toxicities

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of cataracts, glaucoma, or increased intraocular pressure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Follow all the instructions given in the information leaflet/package insert. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by inhibiting the release of certain substances in the body that cause inflammation.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Inhaled corticosteroids

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00394

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BECLATE Inhaler [Internet]. CiplaMed. 2020 [cited 23 January 2020]. Available from:

https://ciplamed.com/content/beclate-inhaler

Beclomethasone Oral Inhalation: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 23 January 2020]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a681050.html
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