Flovent vs Qvar

Flovent
(Rx)
Qvar
(Rx)
Flovent is an asthma / COPD medication.
Qvar is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.3
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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March 27, 1996
September 15, 2000
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,700 Discussions
3,360 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
Flovent is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
#3 for Emphysema
Qvar is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Flo
Weight Gain
5
Hoarseness
2
Sore Throat
2
Behavior Problems
2
Tachycardia
1
Aggression
1
Burning
1
Migraines
1
Restlessness
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Qva
Bronchitis
8
Weight Gain
4
Hoarseness
4
Sore Throat
4
Fever
3
Palpitations
3
Bronchiectasis
2
Dry Mouth
1
Chronic Cough
1
Heart Problems
1
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Flovent
Flo
Qvar
Qva
Weight Gain
Flo
Qva
5
4
Hoarseness
Flo
Qva
2
4
Sore Throat
Flo
Qva
2
4
Behavior Problems
Flo
Qva
2
0
Tachycardia
Flo
Qva
1
0
Aggression
Flo
Qva
1
0
Burning
Flo
Qva
1
0
Migraines
Flo
Qva
1
0
Restlessness
Flo
Qva
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Flo
Qva
1
0
Bronchitis
Qva
Flo
8
0
Weight Gain
Qva
Flo
4
5
Hoarseness
Qva
Flo
4
2
Sore Throat
Qva
Flo
4
2
Fever
Qva
Flo
3
0
Palpitations
Qva
Flo
3
0
Bronchiectasis
Qva
Flo
2
0
Dry Mouth
Qva
Flo
1
0
Chronic Cough
Qva
Flo
1
0
Heart Problems
Qva
Flo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Flovent during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Qvar during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Inhalation
Inhalation
Dosages
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Aerosol: 125 mcg/Actuation, 44 mcg/actuation, 110 mcg/actuation, 220 mcg/actuation
Aerosol: 40 mcg/actuation, 80 mcg/actuation
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fluticasone Propionate
Beclomethasone Dipropionate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Flovent and Qvar: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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