What is Beclomethasone nasal?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Beclomethasone is a corticosteroid that is inhaled through the mouth or nose. It is used to prevent the recurrence of nasal polyps, to treat asthma and nasal congestion.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Nasal congestion 8 3
Sinus infection (sinusitis) 7 6
Sinus congestion 3 2
Snoring 3 1
Allergic rhinitis 2 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 6
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Beclomethasone nasal

Side effect Patients Percentage
Dry nasal passages 2
Bad taste in mouth 1
Decreased sex drive (libido) 1
Itchy skin 1
Migraine headaches 1
Nasal irritation 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Beclomethasone nasal

Dosage Patients Percentage
0.168 mg weekly 1
0.042 mg daily 1
0.084mg/inh as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Beclomethasone nasal

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Reason Patients Percentage
Expense 4
Doctor's advice 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
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Duration

Currently taking Beclomethasone nasal

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Beclomethasone nasal

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 9
Usually 6
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 11
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 3
< $25 7
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Beclomethasone nasal after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase Nasal Spray) 3
Mometasone nasal (Nasonex) 1

Patients stopped taking Beclomethasone nasal and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Budesonide-Formoterol (Symbicort) 1
Fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase Nasal Spray) 1
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4 patient evaluations for Beclomethasone nasal

Oct 23, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sinus congestion)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry nasal passages)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.168 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 28, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sinus congestion)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.168 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 26, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for allergies)
  • Side effects
    Mild (itchy skin, sinus congestion, migraine headaches, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.084 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2011 (Started Mar 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sinus infection (sinusitis))
  • Side effects
    Mild (nosebleeds (epistaxis), dry nasal passages)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry nasal passages, nosebleeds (epistaxis)

Jul 6, 2011 (Started Mar 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for sinus infection (sinusitis))
  • Side effects
    Mild (nosebleeds (epistaxis), dry nasal passages)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry nasal passages, nosebleeds (epistaxis)

  • 0 helpful marks
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