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    Product Name :   Beconase Nasal Spray 0.5%
    Product Type :   Beclomethasone Dipropionate
    Other Brand Names: :   Beconase AQ; Vancenase AQ;
    Manufacturer :   Glaxo Wellcome
    Packaging and Product :   Supplied in amber glass bottles fitted with a metering,
    atomising pump and nasal applicator. Each bottle contains 22 grams of suspension.

    Product Classification :   Pharmacist Only Medicine


    Nasal beclomethasone dipropionate belongs to a class of anti-inflammatory agents called corticosteroids. It is used to treat seasonal or perennial rhinitis or inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes and to prevent the recurrence of nasal polyps after they have been removed. It works in part by preventing inflammatory cells from releasing their inflammatory contents.

    BECONASE hayfever works by reducing swelling and inflammation in the nose and has been shown to be a very effective hayfever remedy. If used properly, suffers should be able to do things they want to do without worrying about troublesome hayfever symptoms. BECONASE has been shown to treat hayfever symptoms in over 90 percent of hayfever sufferers. BECONASE hayfever has a proven and powerful anti-inflammatory action, working in the nose to reduce inflammation that causes hayfever. All hayfever symptoms , sneezing, streaming eyes and that blocked up feeling can start from inflammation in the nose. BECONASE treats this. The active ingredient in BECONASE is beclomethasone dipropionate BP. Each spray uses 50 micrograms and there are 200 doses per bottle.

    DOSAGE

    Adults

    Two sprays into each nostril twice daily

    Children over 12 years of age

    Two sprays into each nostril twice daily

    Children under 12 years of age

    Children under 12 should NOT be given BECONASE without medical advice

    You should start using BECONASE hayfever as soon as you experience hayfever symptoms. For the best results, use it everyday through out the hayfever season. Best results can be achieved by using BECONASE first thing in the morning and last thing at night. BECONASE hayfever starts working immediately, but it may take a few days to build up to itís maximum protective effect. BECONASE does not cause drowsiness and does not react with other medicines or alcohol.


     

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