Beclomethasone dipropionate is used for the treatment of eczema, atopic dermatitis, neurodermatitis, lichen planus, discoid lupus erythematosus, palmoplantar pustulosis, contact dermatitis, localized psoriasis, pruritus and the like. Beclomethasone dipropionate aerosol is used for chronic or allergic asthma and allergic rhinitis.
Beclomethasone dipropionate is a potent glucocorticoid drug with anti-inflammatory effects compared with dexamethasone, triamcinolone acetonide, fluocinolone, and triamcinolone acetonide. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-itch and anti-cell mitosis effects. It has strong fat solubility and good penetration into the skin. It takes effect after 30 minutes of application on the affected area and lasts for a long time. It is mainly absorbed through the hair follicle sebaceous glands and epidermis. It has strong contraction of local microvascular and anti-inflammatory effects, and does not cause side effects due to adrenal cortical dysfunction.