Arite Beclometasone

Arite Beclometasone Side Effects



Kotra Pharma


Kotra Pharma
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Side Effects
A serious hypersensitivity reaction including oedema of the eye, face, lips and throat (angioedema) has been reported rarely. As with other inhaled therapy, paradoxical bronchospasm may occur after dosing. Immediate treatment with a short-acting bronchodilator should be initiated, this product should be discontinued immediately and an alternate prophylactic treatment introduced. Systemic effects of inhaled corticosteroids may occur, particularly with high doses prescribed for prolonged periods. These include adrenal suppression, growth retardation in children, decrease in bone mineral density and the occurrence of cataract and glaucoma. Commonly, when taking this product, hoarseness and candidiasis of the throat and mouth may occur. To reduce the risk cf hoarseness and candida infection, patients are advised to rinse their mouth after using their inhaler. The adverse events are listed as follows: Infections and infestations: Common: Candidiasis in mouth and throat.
Immune system disorders: Rare: Allergic reactions, angioedema in eyes, throat, lips and face.
Endocrine disorders: Very rare: Adrenal suppression*, growth retardation* (in children and adolescents), bone density decreased*.
Nervous system disorders: Uncommon: Headache, vertigo, tremor.
Eye disorders: Very rare: Cataract*, glaucoma*.
Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders: Common: Hoarseness. pharyngitis. Uncommon: Cough, increased asthma symptoms. Rare: Paradoxical bronchospasm.
Gastrointestinal disorders: Common: Taste disturbances. Uncommon: Nausea.
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Uncommon: Urticaria, rash, pruritus, erythema, purpura.
Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders: Very rare: Decrease bone mineral density.
Psychiatric Disorders: Unknown: Psychomotor hyperactivity, sleep disorders, anxiety, depression, aggression, behavioural changes (predominantly in children).
*Systemic reactions are a possible response to inhaled corticosteroids, especially when a high dose is prescribed for a prolonged time.
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