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What are the side effects of beclomethasone dipropionate monohydrate?

While taking beclomethasone dipropionate monohydrate (brand name Beconase AQ) you may develop nasal irritation, including dryness, sneezing, and nosebleeds. You may also have headaches or develop a sore throat. You may find sores or white patches appearing around your nose, or you may experience unusual tastes or smells. If these side effects don't go away or get worse, contact your doctor. Also let your doctor know right away if you experience any of the following side effects: severe nosebleed; non-healing sores around the nose; trouble breathing or wheezing; flu-like symptoms; irregular menstruation; a rash that looks like acne; pressure in the eye; chest pounding; vision problems; swelling around your face, legs, or feet; or muscle weakness. Signs of an allergic reaction such as hives or an itchy rash, swelling around the mouth or face, or chest tightness and difficulty breathing may be signs of a medical emergency.

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