Biosone

Biosone

beclometasone

Manufacturer:

BioCare

Distributor:

BioCare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Beclomethasone dipropionate
Indications/Uses
Controller/preventer therapy in mild, moderate or severe asthma. Asthma management requiring corticosteroid treatment.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 100-200 mcg bd, may be administered in 2-4 divided doses. Max: 1,600 mcg daily. Severe cases Initially 600-800 mcg daily. Childn 6-12 yr 100-200 mcg once or bd. Max: 800 mcg daily.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Active or quiescent pulmonary TB.
Special Precautions
Not for symptomatic relief of acute asthma. Possible cortisol suppression in doses >1,600 mcg daily. Prolonged use w/ high doses. Avoid abrupt w/drawal.
Adverse Reactions
Oral thrush; hoarseness or throat irritation.
Drug Interactions
Potentiated suppressive effect on adrenal function w/ systemic or intranasal steroids.
ATC Classification
R03BA01 - beclometasone ; Belongs to the class of other inhalants used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases, glucocorticoids.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Biosone MDI 100 mcg/dose
Packing/Price
200 metered dose x 1's
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