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Albuterol vs. Qvar for Asthma

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Albuterol

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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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By Lady_Photographer
November 20, 2013
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This is a truly great website!
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I am recently on Dulera for 1 1/2 days and has experienced leg cramps really bad. I also experienced leg cramps with Symbicort. I have ashma and the strength is 100 mil. I am only using it with 1 puff.
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What patients are saying about Albuterol vs. Qvar

502 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and Albuterol. This group is amazing,you are so informative...
...doctor confirmed that I have mild emphysema and has put me on Qvar and Albuterol. This group is amazing,you are so informative and...
a fast acting inhaler. It seems as though they are working...
...since 1998. I have viral asthma, so it usually ...Right now I'm taking Qvar and Albuterol as a fast acting inhaler. It seems as though they are working but I'm still having attacks. They also...
on Albuterol but it just didn't work for him. He also uses...
...inhaler since he was a year old. He started out on Albuterol but it just didn't work for him. He also uses Qvar and Singular once a day. He's been hospitalized 14...
2 albuteral seemed like it wasn't good enough. So the...
...exactly is QVAR for? Hi, new to ...asthma and allergies. He was given albuteral inhaler at 2 ...flare up. Around 2 albuteral seemed like it wasn't good enough. So the dr. put him on QVAR twic...
albuterol due to his heart. I think the way it works we...
...nebs and then changed to Qvar as he is old enough ...flare ups as he cannot use albuterol due to his heart. I think the way it works we use Xophenex to ...them stay open. We use Qvar twic...
given Albuterol. Taken enough and this keeps your weight...
QVAR Question ??? I was just recently given Qvar 80 mg for a slight asthma problem. Qvar (beclomethasone ) ...couple of years back I was given Albuterol. Taken enough and this keeps your weight dow...
to relieve the coughing and help him breathe better...
...he's still coughing and you haven't given him anything yet, I suggest you give him the albuterol to relieve the coughing and help him breathe better. Starting the QVAR ...asthma and am on QVAR a...
effective to take a spray of Albuterol as needed. Do you...
...one miserable. Are you on any kind of preventive med like Flovent or Qvar? I find that doubling up on the meds simply does not help. It's more effective to take a spray of Albuterol as needed....
the same problem with albuterol under dosing. Switched to...
...the same problem with albuterol under dosing. Switched to ...control. Last year started using QVar. Changed my life. Have needed albuterol maybe twice this year ...Flovent, Advil, Provent...
permanent afib which escalates with albuterol. However, it...
I've been using the Qvar mdi along with Foradil for ...can get by with using Qvar only in the a.m., although ...since I have permanent afib which escalates with albuterol. However, it hasn't be...
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