Qvar Inhaler is used to prevent asthma attacks as well as difficulty breathing, chest tightness, wheezing and coughing. Qvar contains the steroid beclomethasone which works directly in the lungs reducing the irritation and swelling of the airways making breathing easier. Qvar is not a rescue medicine and should not be used to treat an asthma attack. As well as Qvar Inhaler, Qvar Redihaler is also available. Qvar Redihaler is a breath-released inhaler with no priming or canister to press.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side effects of Qvar may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following Qvar side effects:
Q: What is the difference between the Qvar Inhaler and the Qvar Redihaler?
A: Both Qvar Inhaler and Qvar Redihaler contain the medication beclomethasone and are both available in 50mg and 100mcg strengths. Qvar Redihaler is a breath-actuated inhaler which does not require priming and has no canister to press.
Q: Is Qvar a rescue inhaler?
A: No, Qvar is not a rescue inhaler and shouldn’t be used in an asthma attack.
Q: How much does Qvar cost?
A: The price of Qvar depends on whether you are purchasing Qvar Inhaler, Qvar Redihaler or generic Qvar Beclomethasone Inhaler. You can make even better savings on all of these inhalers by purchasing a 90 day supply and no Qvar coupon is needed to get our great prices.