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Viarox Brand names, Viarox Analogs

Viarox Brand Names Mixture

  • none

Viarox Chemical_Formula


Viarox RX_link

Viarox fda sheet

Viarox FDA

Viarox msds (material safety sheet)

Viarox Synthesis Reference

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

Viarox Molecular Weight

521.042 g/mol

Viarox Melting Point


Viarox H2O Solubility

49.39 mg/L

Viarox State


Viarox LogP


Viarox Dosage Forms

Oral inhalation; Nasal inhalation; Nasal spray

Viarox Indication

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

Viarox 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.

Viarox Absorption

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

Viarox 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.

Viarox Patient Information

Viarox Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals