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Beconase Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is beclomethasone nasal (Beconase)?
- What are the possible side effects of beclomethasone nasal (Beconase)?
- What is the most important information I should know about beclomethasone nasal (Beconase)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using beclomethasone nasal (Beconase)?
- How should I use beclomethasone nasal (Beconase)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Beconase)?
- What happens if I overdose (Beconase)?
- What should I avoid while using beclomethasone nasal (Beconase)?
- What other drugs will affect beclomethasone nasal (Beconase)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Beconase)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Beconase)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
An overdose of beclomethasone is not expected to produce life threatening symptoms. However, long term use of high steroid doses can lead to symptoms such as thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.
What should I avoid while using beclomethasone nasal (Beconase)?
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If this does happen, rinse with water and call your doctor.
Beclomethasone nasal can lower the blood cells that help your body fight infections. Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Call your doctor for preventive treatment if you are exposed to chicken pox or measles. These conditions can be serious or even fatal in people who are using beclomethasone nasal.
What other drugs will affect beclomethasone nasal (Beconase)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with beclomethasone. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about beclomethasone nasal.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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