• Type: Control
  • Manufacturer: Teva
  • Substance: Beclomethasone
  • Dosage: 40 mcg, 80 mcg
  • Avg Price: $276

The medication Qvar has the generic name of Beclomethasone inhalation. It is a steroid, which is aimed on the prevention of the release of substances that cause inflammation in the body.

Qvar is intended only for the prevention of asthma attacks, it is not able to stop an already begun asthma attack. If you have an already begun asthma attack, then it is necessary to take a quick-acting medication.

The drug Qvar is used within children older than 5 years and adults.

If you are allergic to Beclomethasone, then the medication Qvar is contraindicated to you.

To start using this drug, you need to be sure that it is safe for you. You should consult a doctor and tell your doctor if you have ever had the following symptoms: a herpes infection of the eyes, osteoporosis, a weak immune system, any infections, glaucoma and cataracts.

The effect of the medication Qvar on an unborn baby has not been studied. Before using the drug, you should tell the doctor if you are pregnant, plan a pregnancy, or breastfeed. When breastfeeding a child, you should not use this drug, as it gets into the breast milk and affects the child.

Over The Counter Qvar

Is there an otc Qvar? Definetely, not. You cannot buy Qvar without prescription. But you can order it online. Online pharmacies sell Generic Qvar and you don't need to have valid prescription to order one.

Method of Application

When using the drug, follow the instructions for use and filling, as well as the recommendations of the doctor.

Make sure that the device is filled with the medication before use. Before inhalation, make several injections in the air, do this also if more than 10 days you have not used the inhaler.

After the inhalation, rinse your mouth with water and at least once a week wipe the mouthpiece with a dry cloth.

If the inhaler has a dose counter, then you know how many doses are left. The device must be filled when the dose counter is at zero.

Improving of your symptoms may occur after 1-2 weeks of taking the drug.

You should use all medicines in accordance with the doctor's recommendations, as asthma is usually treated with a combination of several medicines. If you do not observe the action of your medication, immediately consult the doctor.

The drug Qvar should be stored with the lid closed, away from the heat and moisture, at room temperature, in a place inaccessible to children.

In the case of a missed dose, take the drug as soon as you remember about it. But if it is already time for the next dose, then skip the missed one and take the dug on a schedule.

If the medication gets in your eyes, then rinse the eyes with water.

Try not to have contacts with sick people during treatment.

Side Effects

If you experience allergy symptoms, such as a rash, face swelling, breathing problems, after taking the drug, consult your doctor immediately.

If you experience any of the following side effects, immediately consult the doctor: severe fatigue, mild hunger, vomiting, nausea, weakness; fever, body pain, vomiting and other signs of infection; asthma symptoms worsening; problems with breathing, shortness of breath; white spots and ulcers in the mouth.

General side effects: sore throat, runny nose, irritation in the nose; severe headache, mouth infections.

These are not all the side effects that can occur when using the drug Qvar. To find out more information, you should ask your doctor.

Before using the drug Qvar, ask the doctor which medications and substances can negatively affect Qvar and do not use them during treatment. Constantly inform your doctor about your health and about all changes of your symptoms. Do not change the dosage of the drug yourself.

Follow all the doctor's instructions and never give your medications to other people.


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The drug Beclomethasone is intended for the prevention of the release of substances, which cause inflammation in the human’s organism. The medication helps to prevent the attacks of asthma within children older than 5 and adults.