What should I know about beclomethasone before taking it?

It may take up to two weeks before you start feeling the full benefits of beclomethasone. While taking the medication, your immune system may be weakened. Avoid infectious situations and contact your doctor immediately if you are exposed to chickenpox or measles. If you have a nasal or fungal infection or are sick, you should wait to start beclomethasone until you feel better. Before starting the medication, tell your doctor if you have a history of tuberculosis, eye problems such as glaucoma or cataracts or a herpes simplex infection of the eyes, sores or ulcers in your nose, diabetes, thyroid problems, high blood pressure, mental illness, myasthenia gravis, osteoporosis, seizures, or diseases of the liver, kidney, intestines, or heart.

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