bec·​lo·​meth·​a·​sone ˌbek-lə-ˈmeth-ə-ˌzōn How to pronounce beclomethasone (audio) -ˌsōn How to pronounce beclomethasone (audio)
: a steroid anti-inflammatory drug administered in the form of its dipropionate C28H37ClO7 as an oral inhalant to treat asthma and as a nasal spray to treat rhinitis and prevent the growth of nasal polyps

Note: Beclomethasone is marketed under the trademarks Beconase AQ, QNASL, Qvar, Vancenase, and Vanceril.

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“Beclomethasone.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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