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Pulmicort vs. Qvar for Asthma

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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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By Lady_Photographer
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By JJ
July 31, 2013
JJ wrote
side effects of ICS therapy
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 Pulmicort vs. Qvar

150 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
from Qvar. I use pulmicort and it works well for me. I...
...seems that you are not getting relief from Qvar. I use pulmicort and it works well for me. I also use cetirizine over clarinex - you...
was having alot of trouble before when he was on Pulmicort
...works great for her - she had previously been on Qvar but that didn't work well for her. Cade ...trouble before when he was on Pulm...
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...
is on Qvar. She was on Pulmicort which really did not help...
...is the main difference between Advair and 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 ye...
a reaction to pulmicort which made things soo much better....
...old.We ended up switching meds to Zegerid at 3 months since prevacid made him super fussy everytime he took it. Then switched to qvar after a reaction to pulmicort which made things soo much...
so I put her back on pulmicort for the winter, which...
...on pulmicort, but the dr changed her to qvar, I ...so I put her back on pulmicort for the winter, which is her worst time... In the spring/summer I will put...
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...
the pulmicort was so much better for her IMO I've also...
...what you are asking. Qvar is similar to pulmicort, though if you have the time IMO I prefer pulmicort. Livi was on Qvar puffs Q12 and the pulmicort was so much better for her IMO I've also...
and pulmicort and has since he was - well - probably a...
William uses q-var and pulmicort and has since he was - well - probably a baby before diabetes (the pulmicort at least). These are inhaler ...higher BG. He uses the qvar or pulmicort every day - ...
I have been taking pulmicort and it really has helped me...
...different antibiotics and prednisone.  It has helped.  I took advair ...two parts to it.  I tried Qvar and it seemed to not help.  But, I have been taking pulmicort and it really has helped me a...
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