A patient with emphysema is prescribed beclomethasone. Which of the following side effects should the nurse include on the discharge instructions?


•Common side effects of beclomethasone and other inhaled corticosteroids, and steroids include dry mouth, cough, hoarseness, sore throat, nausea, and upset stomach.

•Local immunosuppression can also cause oral candidiasis.

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