- Are Qvar and Asmanex the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Qvar?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Asmanex?
- What Is Qvar?
- What Is Asmanex?
- What Drugs Interact with Qvar?
- What Drugs Interact with Asmanex?
- How Should Qvar Be Taken?
- How Should Asmanex Be Taken?
Are Qvar and Asmanex the Same Thing?
Side effects of Asmanex HFA that are different from Qvar include inflammation of the nose and throat, bronchitis, flu infection, nosebleed, muscle or joint pain, back pain, loss of appetite, changes in menstrual periods, or tired feeling.
Qvar may interact with other drugs.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Qvar?
Common side effects of Qvar include:
- stomach upset,
- sore throat,
- stuffy nose,
- sinus pain,
- dryness in your mouth/nose/throat after use,
- unpleasant taste in the mouth,
- hoarseness, or
- deepened voice.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Asmanex?
Common side effects of Asmanex include:
- inflammation of the nose and throat,
- sore throat,
- inflammation of the sinuses (sinusitis),
- runny or stuffy nose,
- flu infection,
- muscle or joint pain,
- back pain,
- upset stomach,
- loss of appetite,
- changes in menstrual periods,
- tired feeling,
- hoarseness, or
- deepened voice
What Is Qvar?
What Is Asmanex?
What Drugs Interact With Qvar?
Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Qvar should be used only when prescribed during pregnancy. There are rare reports of harm to a fetus when the mother took other corticosteroids. Infants born to mothers who have been using high doses of beclomethasone for an extended time may have hormone problems. Tell your doctor if you notice symptoms such as persistent nausea/vomiting, severe diarrhea, or weakness in your newborn. It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
What Drugs Interact With Asmanex?
Asmanex HFA may interact with antifungal medicines or HIV/AIDS medicines.
How Should Qvar Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Qvar is 40 to 320 mcg twice daily for adults and 40 to 80 mcg twice daily for children. If you are also using a bronchodilator, use it first before using the beclomethasone inhaler. There may be other drugs that can interact with Qvar..
How Should Asmanex Be Taken?
Asmanex HFA comes in 2 strengths. The dose of Asmanex HFA is 2 puffs in the morning and 2 puffs in the evening.
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