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Naturopathic Medicine
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Beclomethasone, Beclovent, AeroBid, Azmacort, Pulmicort


Beclomethasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid used topically as an anti-inflammatory agent and in aerosol form for the treatment of asthma.


corticosteroid, glucocorticod, anti-inflammatory


allergic rhinitis, asthma, nasal polyps, rhinitis,

Side Effects

candidiasis, cough, dysgeusia, flushing, hoarseness, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) suppression, immunosuppression, purpura, sneezing, urticaria, xerostomia,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions

Negative interactions:

Licorice may raise levels of corticosteroids, thereby increasing their side effects.

Mixed interactions:

Chromium may help control corticosteroid-induced diabetes.

Positive interactions:

Calcium and Vitamin D
Calcium and Vitamin D may help reduce the side effect of osteoporosis associated with corticosteroids.

DHEA may help protect against some of the side effects of corticosteroid use.

Aloe and Licorice topically
Aloe and licorice topically may boost the effects of hydrocortisone against acute inflammation.




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