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Beclomethasone (Qvar)

Also known as Beclazone Easi-Breathe, Beconase, Beclovent, Vancenase, Vanceril, Qvar, Beclo-Aqua 50, Propaderm A, Propaderm C, and Qnasl

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), it is used for the treatment of rhinitis (e.g. hay fever) and sinusitis. In some instances, it is used by oral pathologists in the treatment of unusually severe aphthous ulcers.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $69.96 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed beclomethasone to treat asthma, rabies, pick disease, and west nile virus.

What side effects are related?

Patients taking beclomethasone most commonly experience side effects like headache, pharyngitis, and asthma.

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