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Beclometasone Dipropionate

Beclometasone Dipropionate is a medication to relieve the symptoms of hay fever and allergies in adults who are 18 years and older. With two sprays of beclometasone nasal spray in each nostril, you can treat blocked nose, sneezing, and itching.
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Beclometasone Dipropionate

Beclometasone Dipropionate is a medication to relieve the symptoms of hay fever and allergies in adults who are 18 years and older. With two sprays of beclometasone nasal spray in each nostril, you can treat blocked nose, sneezing, and itching.


Beclometasone nasal spray is the medication used to relieve the cold-like symptoms seen in Allergic rhinitis, Hay fever, or any other nasal allergies in patients above 18 years of age.  Beclomethasone nasal spray contains the medicine Beclomethasone, which alleviate symptoms like running nose, sneezing, blocked nose, throat and nose itching, seen in allergic rhinitis and hay fever.

Beclometasone nasal spray provides relief from cold-like symptoms (viz., running nose, sneezing, blocked nose, itchthroat and nose) in allergic rhinitis and hay fever.

During allergic conditions like rhinitis, the respiratory passage becomes highly inflamed, resulting in a runny nose, itchiness, excessive mucus production that blocks the nose etc. Beclomethasone is a corticosteroid that is inflammation inhibiting medicine. When Beclomethasone is inhaled, it suppresses the inflammatory reaction and the resultant swelling in the respiratory passage, thus alleviating allergic rhinitis and hay fever symptoms.

Beclomethasone Nasal Spray can be used to treat the symptoms of seasonal as well as year-long allergies. Allergic symptoms triggered by the factors like smoking, perfumes etc., can also be treated using Beclometasone Nasal spray.

Beclomethasone is a generic medicine. It is available at the strength of 50 µg/spray, under the different brand names as mentioned below:

  • Nasobec hayfever nasal spray
  • Nasobec aqueous nasal spray
  • Pollinate hayfever nasal spray
  • Beconase hayfever nasal spray
  • Beconase aqueous nasal spray

Beclamethosone is also available as a tablet (used in the treatment of Ulcerative colitis), cream and ointment (used in eczema and psoriasis treatment), Inhalers (for Asthma and COPD treatment).

  • For effective outcome, use Beclometasone nasal spray regularly. In allergy or allergic rhinitis, it may take 2-3 days for complete relief.
  • When used to prevent hay fever symptoms, start using Beclometasone nasal spray 2-3 weeks before hay fever season begins, and after that, use it regularly.
  • Beclomethasone Nasal Spray should not be given to children below six years of age.

Beclometasone nasal spray has to be used twice a day, once in the morning and at night. The dose of the spray is 1 or 2 sprays in each nostril. Once the symptoms subside, the use of nasal spray should be stopped.

Before starting to use the Beclometasone Nasal spray, read the manufacturer's instructions specified on the spray.

  • Shake the bottle well before using the spray. Then, remove the cap.
  • Clear your nose by blowing it gently.
  • With the help of a finger, gently close one nostril by pressing it against the side of the nose. Move your head slightly forward and place the nozzle spray gently into your other nostril. Hold the bottle in the upright position while placing the nozzle in the nostrils.
  • Slowly breathe in through the nose and press the collar of the nozzle to release one spray in your nostril.
  • Slowly breathe out through your mouth.
  • Repeat the above step to instil a second spray dose, if required.
  • For the other nostril, repeat the above steps.
  • Once done, clean the nozzle with tissue paper and replace the cap to close it.

Beclometasone nasal spray does not exhibit severe side effects in most people. However, some people may experience dry or sore throat, hoarse voicesneezingdry or irritated nose, or nosebleedsunpleasant taste or smell.

Do not use Beclometasone nasal spray, when

  • You have an allergy to beclometasone or other medicines
  • You are simultaneously taking or have recently used corticosteroid medicines
  • You had nose surgery or infection in the nose
  • Pregnant women or trying to conceive
  • Children below six years of age.

Consult a doctor before using Beclometasone nasal spray if:

  • You have active or history of Tuberculosis
  • You had nose surgery or infection in the nose
  • Below 18 years of age
  • You are taking other medicines
  • History of allergy with some medicine

Beclometasone nasal spray is generally safe and is not known to interact with other drugs. However, concomitant usage of corticosteroids (cream/ointment/tablet), NSAIDs like aspirin or ibuprofen and HIV drugs like ritonavir with Beclometasone Nasal spray should be avoided.

Beclometasone nasal spray should be kept below 25°C, do not refrigerate it. Keep it away from direct heat, humidity and light. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children. Beclomethasone Nasal Spray should not be used beyond its expiry date mentioned on the cartoon of the Beclometasone nasal spray.

You can buy Beclometasone Nasal Spray online. It is recommended that you always buy Beclometasone Nasal Spray online from a trusted online pharmacy like MedsNow. You can consult online with our experienced team of Doctors and pharmacist while buying Beclometasone Nasal Spray from our online pharmacy, MedsNow. This will ensure that you get an appropriate dose of the medicine. The medication will be delivered conveniently to your doorstep.

  1. Can I use beclometasone nasal spray while pregnant or breastfeeding?

    When pregnant or breastfeeding, Beclomethasone Nasal Spray should only be used with prior consultation with the doctor. A small amount of medicine reaches the bloodstream. Hence, it is necessary to consult your doctor before using the spray if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  2. Can I use this nasal spray if I'm taking other hay fever remedies?

    Beclomethasone Nasal Spray can be used with antihistamine tablets or other hay fever medications. However, consult your doctor before usage.

  3. How long does beclometasone nasal spray take to work?

    Regular usages of Beclometasone nasal spray for 2-3 days provide complete relief from cold-like symptoms. Regular use for two weeks provides the maximum benefit.

  4. How long will I have to use Beclomethasone Nasal Spray?

    Regular usage for two weeks is needed for maximum benefit. Once the symptoms subside, stop using the beclometasone nasal spray. The nasal spray can be used for 1 to 3 months. However exact duration for usage would be specified on the spray packaging.

  5. Is it safe to use beclometasone for a long time?

    Beclometasone nasal spray is safe for usage for a long duration. However, prolonged use of the Beclometasone nasal spray should be in consultation with a doctor. Children given Beclomethasone Nasal Spray on doctor's recommendation should be monitored for their height and weight.

  6. Can I drink alcohol with beclomethasone nasal spray?

    Yes, consuming alcohol with Beclometasone nasal spray is safe.

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