Beclate 50 mcg Inhaler

Manufactured byCIPLA LTD
Description

Beclate 50 mcg Inhaler is a corticosteroid that is used to relieve symptoms associated with asthma and allergic rhinitis. The topical form of this medicine is used to treat a variety of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. This medicine is not recommended for use as the primary treatment for asthma. It is also not recommended for use in patients below 5 years of age.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Beclate 50 mcg Inhaler

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Beclate 50 mcg Inhaler

  • Rash
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Change in vision
  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Body pain
  • Cough
  • Muscle weakness
  • Acne
  • Burning, itching, and irritation of the skin
  • Dry skin
  • Unusual hair growth
  • White patches in the mouth or on the tongue
  • Dizziness

Uses of Beclate 50 mcg Inhaler

What is it prescribed for?

  • Asthma - Maintenance
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Inflammatory skin conditions
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the dose strength, the form of administration, and individual constitution.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary based on the dose strength, the form of administration, and individual constitution.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in 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.
  • Usage 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, any other glucocorticoids, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
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

Nasal trauma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have experienced recent nasal trauma, nasal septal ulcers, nasal surgery, etc. until completed healing has occurred since this medicine may delay healing and worsen the patient's 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.

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 of the patient.

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.

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.

Missed Dose

Aquanase/Nasal spray/Rotacap/Topical forms: Use/apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

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

Hepatic 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.

Hyperadrenocorticism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a high level of adrenal hormones in the body 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.

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.

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.
Aquanase/Nasal spray/Rotacap: Use this medicine exactly as advised by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Topical forms: Apply a thin layer of the medicine to the affected area as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not cover the application area with bandages or other coverings unless specifically instructed by the doctor. Contact your doctor if symptoms do not improve or resolve after two to four weeks of use.
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 (swelling, redness, pain, etc).
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Inhaled corticosteroids, Nasal steroids, Topical Corticosteroids

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 20 Mar 2018

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