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Qvar vs. Symbicort for Asthma

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Budesonide/formoterol is a combination formulation containing budesonide and formoterol used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the EU. Budesonide acts reducing and preventing respiratory tract inflammation, w... Read more on Wikipedia
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By smself
December 19, 2013
smself wrote
symbicort vs spiriva
I take symbicort as well...for 4 years now....it is best to rinse your mouth after each dose and it will clear up.
CherylL  |  January 22, 2014
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By dan
December 12, 2013
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November 20, 2013
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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.
Lou  |  June 6, 2014
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What patients are saying about Qvar vs. Symbicort

115 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Qvar helped with breathing (I'd had severe tightness...
...history - never used inhalers. Dr. recommended Qvar 2 puffs ...after I couldn't tolerate Symbicort side effects. Qvar helped with breathing (I'd had severe ...breath) - have used Qvar appro...
has switched from Qvar to Symbicort? Sorry but I could...
...would like to know if anyone has switched from Qvar to Symbicort? Sorry but I could ...someone had switched from Qvar to Symbicort. Perhaps ...
of qvar...put me on symbicort.....who knows why?...
...tell that any of them do me any good. new doc just took me off of qvar...put me on symbicort.....who knows why? thought spiriva had both kinds of steroids in it so you...
well on Symbicort until her chest was bad at which point...
She did well on Symbicort until her chest was bad ...hence the switch. She takes Qvar as well at the minute....
side effects.  He also uses Symbicort daily and Xopenex for...
...effects.  He also uses Symbicort daily and Xopenex for flares and we sometimes add Qvar during flares.  I have heard about mood changes with Singular but we have never had...
take while BFing? I'm on Symbicort and Zopenex for asthma...
...what meds are safe to take while BFing? I'm on Symbicort and Zopenex for asthma but will be changing to Qvar and Ventolin soon. Does anyone have any experience with...
Qvar,but I have not seen any bad side effects from it....
My DD is on Qvar,she just turned 4 last ...meds other then the Qvar,but I have not seen any bad side effects from it. My DS ...he need something stronger,and switched him to symbicort....
symbicort was because I was initially changed to QVAR and...
...Hi, I recently changed to symbicort (beginning of last week ...taking singulair. The reason I was put on symbicort was because I was initially changed to QVAR and my breathing went haywire....
told him the advair made me worse and the qvar does nothing....
...than qvar? the doctor put me on qvar after i told ...worse and the qvar...
Yea!) after switching from Qvar. I never had a problem...
...have Singulair (pill) and Symbicort (which really seems to working well, even after a day! Yea!) after switching from Qvar. I never had a ...Allergies suck! Zytec never worked for me. After ...
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