ISSN 2398-2977      

Beclometasone

pequis

Introduction

Name

  • Beclometasone dipropionate.

Class of drug

  • Corticosteroid.

Description

Chemical name

  • 9-chloro-11-hydroxy-10,13,16-trimethyl-3-oxo-17-[2-(propionyloxy)acetyl]-6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17-dodecahydro-3H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren-17-yl propionate.

Molecular formula

  • C28H37CIO7.

Molecular weight

  • 521.05.

Physical properties

  • Light cream/white solid.

Storage requirements

  • Store <40°C, but do not freeze.
  • Store protected from sunlight and moisture.

Uses

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Indications

Administration

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Pharmacokinetics

Precautions

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Interactions

with diagnostic tests

  • Endogenous cortisol levels may be suppressed during treatment with beclometasone.

Adverse Reactions

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent reference from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Couetil L L, Art T, de Moffarts B et al (2006) Effect of Beclomethasone dipropionate and dexamethasone isonicotinate on lung function, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytology and transcription factor expression in airways of horses with recurrent airway obstruction. J Vet Intern Med 20, 399-406 PubMed.
  • Rush B R, Raub E, Thomsen M M et al (2000) Pulmonary function and adrenal gland suppression with incremental doses of aerosolized beclometasone dipropionate in horses with recurrent airway obstruction. JAVMA 217 (3), 359-364 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • European Medicines Agency Veterinary Medicines and Inspections (2004) Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use. Beclometasone Dipropionate. Summary Report. Website: www.ema.europa.eu (PDF) Last accessed 24th October 2012.
  • Rush B R (2004) Inhalation Therapy for the Respiratory System. In: Equine Clinical Pharmacology. Eds: Bertone J & Horspool L.
  • Rush B R & Mair T (2004) Eds. Section IV: Non-Infectious Pulmonary Disease and Diagnostic techniques. In: Equine Respiratory Disease.
MEMBER BENEFIT

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

We have an ever growing content library on Vetlexicon so if you ever find we haven't covered something that you need please fill in the form below and let us know!

 
 
 
 

To show you are not a Bot please can you enter the number showing adjacent to this field

 Security code