Class: Corticosteroids (Endocrine system drugs)
Mechanism of Action:
Synonym: Beclometasone Diproprionate
Molecular Formulae: C22H29CLO5.C6H8O2 = 521.0
Precautions: Skin: untreated bacterial, fungal or viral infections. acne vulgaris.
Indications/Uses: Severe inflammatory skin conditions (dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis) as cream or oint 0.025-0.1%. chronic asthma 400mcg daily by inhalation.
Interactions: Barbiturates, phenytoin or rifampicin reduce its effects.
Side Effects: Local irritation. candida infections of mouth and throat. hoarseness.