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Pulmicort vs. Qvar for Asthma

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 9,131 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Taken For: Asthma Allergies COPD *
Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel... 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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What patients are saying about Pulmicort vs. Qvar

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switched her from Qvar back to Pulmicort and I am thinking...
...rate still increases with the XOP. We just switched her from Qvar back to Pulmicort and I am thinking about switching back to ALB...
and Qvar?  My 5 y/o is on Qvar.  She was on Pulmicort which...
...Qvar?  My 5 y/o is on Qvar.  She was on Pulmicort which really did not help at all.  We switched her to Qvar about 1 year and 5 months ago.  I wondered if Qvar...
as well and switch from Qvar to Pulmicort.  I did a lot...
... I noticed in your post that you switched your asthma medicine.  I have asthma as well and switch from Qvar to Pulmicort.  I did a lot of research before I requested my switch but just...
in the neb for a long time, then switched to QVAR and...
...asthma at 3y4mo.  We did pulmicort in the neb for a long time, then switched to QVAR and albuterol inhalers after the...
4 year old daughter takes Pulmicort 0.25 once day for last...
...year old daughter takes Pulmicort 0.25 once day for last 4 months. She was on Qvar 40 mg before and the doctor switched to pulmicort after she had a ...inhaler possibly back to qvar since the we...
on pulmicort, but the dr changed her to qvar, I think just...
...is on pulmicort, but the dr changed her to qvar, I think just for convenience - no neb... I don't think it works as well ...her back on pulmicort for the w...
(just switched to that from Pulmicort), Singulair, Flonase,...
...Pulmicort), Singulair, Flonase, and Zyrtec. My question is, how long do your child's asthma flares last? When Cooper gets sick (cold, virus, etc.) he wheezes heavily and coughs for 5-7 days, whic...
& pain in my hands worse and then got changed to Pulmicort...
...of months I have just been prescribed Symbicort alongside both ...took it so I got changed to Qvar which made asthma & pain in my hands worse and then got changed to Pulmicort & Oxis turbohalers...
2x/day during winter and spring, but switched to Qv...
...but switched to Qvar inhaler for maintenance earlier this year because she was still requiring oral steroids more than the pedi's wanted to see.  The extreme differences between day/night...
never worked for me for some reason. They tried to...
...when I was pregnant but I had to stay on Advair. I used to take Qvar when I would feel a cold coming on as well. It worked really well. I know that when I feel a cold coming, usually I end up beefi...
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