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Asthma is the common chronic (medicine) inflammatory disease of the bronchi characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, revers...
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Albuterol 19,510 Prednisone 16,709 Ventolin 13,289
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Pulmicort
VS.
Qvar
Other name: Budesonide (Budesonide)
Other name: Beclomethasone Dipropionate (Beclomethasone Dipropionate)
3.5
4.0
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Asthma
Allergies
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Asthma
Allergies
COPD*
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Method of use:
Inhalation
Method of use:
Inhalation
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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...
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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...
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Top Concerns
Pul
Weight Gain
6
Restless
2
Behavior Problems
2
Feeling Hyper
2
Tachycardia
2
Mood Swings
2
Paranoia
1
Not Sleeping
1
Aggression
1
Drowsy
1
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Qva
Weight Gain
7
Nightmares
2
Withdrawal
2
Paranoia
2
Drowsy
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Mood Swings
1
Not Sleeping
1
Candida
1
Tachycardia
1
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Feeling Hyper
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0
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Qva
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Qva
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Qva
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Qva
Pul
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0
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Qva
Pul
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1
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Qva
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1
High Blood Pressure
Qva
Pul
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0
Mood Swings
Qva
Pul
1
2
Not Sleeping
Qva
Pul
1
1
Candida
Qva
Pul
1
0
Tachycardia
Qva
Pul
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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...
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Pulmicort
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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...
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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... "

before and the doctor switched to pulmicort after she had a...
" ...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 ...back to qvar since the weather is better now... "

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...
" ...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... "

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... "

I have been taking pulmicort and it really has helped me...
" ...different antibiotics and prednisone. It has helped. I took advair ...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 lot... "

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... "

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