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Andion Brand names, Andion Analogs

Andion Brand Names Mixture

  • none

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Andion msds (material safety sheet)

Andion Synthesis Reference

U.S. Pat. 3,312,590 (1967)

Andion Molecular Weight

521.042 g/mol

Andion Melting Point


Andion H2O Solubility

49.39 mg/L

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Andion Dosage Forms

Oral inhalation; Nasal inhalation; Nasal spray

Andion Indication

For the maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients 5 years of age and older

Andion Pharmacology

Beclomethasone, a synthetic halogenated glucocorticoid with antiinflammatory and vasoconstrictive effects, is used for treating steroid-dependent asthma, allergic or nonallergic rhinitis, or recurrent nasal polyps.

Andion Absorption

Mean peak plasma concentration was 88pg/ml at 0.5 hour

Andion side effects and Toxicity

The acute toxicity of beclomethasone dipropionate is low. The only harmful effect that follows inhalation of large amounts of the drug over a short period of time is suppression of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) function. Chronic: The excessive use of beclomethasone dipropionate over a long period could lead to adrenal suppression.

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Andion Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals