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Beclometasone dipropionate

Beclometasone dipropionate (INN modified) or beclomethasone dipropionate (USAN, former BAN) is a potent glucocorticoid steroid. [1]

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Adverse drug reaction

An adverse drug reaction (ADR) is an injury caused by taking a medication.

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An aerosol is a colloid of fine solid particles or liquid droplets, in air or another gas.

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Allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever or pollinosis, is when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the air.

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Allergies, also known as allergic diseases, are a number of conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system to something in the environment that normally causes little problem.

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Aphthous stomatitis

Aphthous stomatitis (also termed recurrent aphthous stomatitis, recurring oral aphthae or recurrent aphthous ulceration; from ἄφθα aphtha, "mouth ulcer") is a common condition characterized by the repeated formation of benign and non-contagious mouth ulcers (aphthae) in otherwise healthy individuals.

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Asthma (from the Greek ἅσθμα, ásthma, "panting") is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction and bronchospasm.

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British Approved Name

A British Approved Name (BAN) is the official non-proprietary or generic name given to a pharmaceutical substance, as defined in the British Pharmacopoeia (BP).

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Candidiasis is a fungal infection due to any type of Candida (a type of yeast).

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Central serous retinopathy

Central serous retinopathy (CSR), also known as central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC), is an eye disease which causes visual impairment, often temporary, usually in one eye.

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A cough (Latin: tussis) is a sudden and often repetitively occurring reflex which helps to clear the large breathing passages from secretions, irritants, foreign particles and microbes.

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Dermatitis, also known as eczema, is inflammation of the skin.

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Dysphonia is the medical term for disorders of the voice: an impairment in the ability to produce voice sounds using the vocal organs (it is distinct from dysarthria which signifies dysfunction in the muscles needed to produce speech).

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Epinephrine, also known as adrenaline, is a medication, hormone and neurotransmitter.

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An esterase is a hydrolase enzyme that splits esters into an acid and an alcohol in a chemical reaction with water called hydrolysis.

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Glucocorticoids (GCs) are a class of steroid hormones which bind to the glucocorticoid receptor (GR), that is present in almost every vertebrate animal cell.

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Health system

A health system, also sometimes referred to as health care system or healthcare system, is the organization of people, institutions, and resources that deliver health care services to meet the health needs of target populations.

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An inhaler (or puffer) is a medical device used for delivering medication into the body via the lungs.

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International Nonproprietary Name

An International Nonproprietary Name (INN) is an official generic and nonproprietary name given to a pharmaceutical drug or active ingredient.

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Ipratropium bromide

Ipratropium bromide (INN, trade names Atrovent, Apovent, Ipraxa, Aerovent and Rinatec) is a drug that relieves bronchial spasms.

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Nasal congestion

Nasal congestion is the blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels.

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Nasal spray

Nasal sprays come in a variety of forms such as pharmaceutical (Afrin) or natural (SinuSoothe).

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Over-the-counter drug

Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are medicines sold directly to a consumer without a prescription, from a healthcare professional, as compared to prescription drugs, which may be sold only to consumers possessing a valid prescription.

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Prescription drug

A prescription drug (also prescription medication or prescription medicine) is a pharmaceutical drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.

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A prodrug is a medication or compound that, after administration, is metabolized (i.e., converted within the body) into a pharmacologically active drug.

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Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease characterized by patches of abnormal skin.

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Rhinitis or coryza is irritation and inflammation of the mucous membrane inside the nose.

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Salbutamol (INN) or albuterol (USAN) is a short-acting β2-adrenergic receptor agonist used for the relief of bronchospasm in conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection or rhinosinusitis, is inflammation of the sinuses resulting in symptoms.

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A steroid is a type of organic compound that contains four cycloalkane rings arranged in a characteristic configuration.

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In vertebrate anatomy, the throat (gula) is the anterior part of the neck, positioned in front of the vertebra.

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The tongue is a muscular hydrostat on the floor of the mouth of most vertebrates which manipulates food for mastication.

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United States Adopted Name

United States Adopted Names are unique nonproprietary names assigned to pharmaceuticals marketed in the United States.

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WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

WHO Model List of Essential Medicines is published by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beclometasone_dipropionate

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