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Qvar Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is beclomethasone inhalation (Qvar)?
- What are the possible side effects of beclomethasone inhalation (Qvar)?
- What is the most important information I should know about beclomethasone inhalation (Qvar)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using beclomethasone inhalation (Qvar)?
- How should I use beclomethasone inhalation (Qvar)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Qvar)?
- What happens if I overdose (Qvar)?
- What should I avoid while using beclomethasone inhalation (Qvar)?
- What other drugs will affect beclomethasone inhalation? (Qvar)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Qvar)?
Use the medicine as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Qvar)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using beclomethasone inhalation (Qvar)?
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Call your doctor for preventive treatment if you are exposed to chicken pox or measles. These conditions can be serious or even fatal in people who are using steroid medication.
What other drugs will affect beclomethasone inhalation? (Qvar)?
If you also use a bronchodilator (a drug that opens the airways to improve breathing), use it first before using the beclomethasone inhaler. This will allow more beclomethasone to reach your lungs. Bronchodilators include albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin), pirbuterol (Maxair), bitolterol (Tornalate), and others.
Other drugs may interact with beclomethasone, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all medicines you use now, and any medicine you start or stop using.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about beclomethasone.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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