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Albuterol vs. Qvar for Asthma

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Albuterol

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 54,933 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,304 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Salbutamol (International Nonproprietary Name) or albuterol (United States Adopted Name) is a short-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist used for the relief of bronchospasm in conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.... Read more on Wikipedia
Beclometasone dipropionate (International Nonproprietary Name modified) or beclomethasone dipropionate (United States Adopted Name, former British Approved Name), also referred to as beclometasone (INN), is a potent glucocorticoid steroid. In... Read more on Wikipedia
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the albuterol before starting the Qvar. I hear what...
Thanks, I will start the Qvar. Does anyone know if I ...of time after giving the albuterol before starting the Qvar. I hear what people are ...I will just do the Qvar and see how it goes....
albuterol so our pedi switched him to xopenex. That's his...
...though; he was on Qvar for his preventive daily inhaler and it didn't seem to have negative side effects. I'd definitely see a different dr. It gets a little confusing w/Will because he's seen...
but switched to the Qvar because of nasty side-effects...
...a long-acting inhaled steroid (Qvar), IN ADDITION TO Albuterol, which I use as-needed. ...on Advair before the Qvar (which I stated quite clearly), but switched to the Qvar because of nasty...
irritation to the point where my doc changed my med to Qvar...
Like nybiker, I took Advair and had throat irritation to the point where my doc changed my med to Qvar which is similar to Pulmocort. ...inhaler without the extra albuterol. I didn't have weight...
(just switched to that from Pulmicort), Singulair, Flonase,...
...virus, etc.) he wheezes heavily and coughs for 5-7 days, which means we're on albuterol every four hours, prednisone, etc. Is this typically what you see in an asthma child?  It's been...
indicated that Albuterol not working is unheard of. It...
...is finally subsiding. Doctor insists Albuterol works...not for me! Now he wants me to take Qvar, two puffs every morning and ...for writing. Doctor indicated that Albuterol not working is unhear...
a fast acting inhaler. It seems as though they are working...
...viral asthma, so it usually only flares with a bad cold. I've never been on a daily med before. Right now I'm taking Qvar and Albuterol as a fast acting inhaler. It seems as though they are...
and albuterol, which are helping somewhat. Did weights...
...burn them. The cold is gone, but the asthma symptoms remain to a degree. Still using Qvar and albuterol, which are helping somewhat. Did weights this morning and will try...
the same problem with albuterol under dosing. Switched to...
...the same problem with albuterol under dosing. Switched to brand name ventolin and the problem ...control. Last year started using QVar. Changed my life. Have needed albuterol maybe twice thi...
I started using albuterol 2 days ago. It works fir 2 hrs n...
...albuterol 2 days ago. ...gave me qvar today. Well see how that goes. I really wanted to get thru it on my own but I was desperate. Hope this ends soon. Doc did say maybe I was allergic to the ho...
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