Generic Name - Beclomethasone
Category - Anti-inflammatory medication
Generic for Qvar* is indicated to prevent wheezing, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties caused by severe asthma and other lung diseases. Beclomethasone is in a class of medications called corticosteroids. It works by reducing swelling in the airways.
Generic for Qvar* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Qvar* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past. Generic for Qvar* is contraindicated in the primary treatment of status asthmaticus or other acute episodes of asthma where intensive measures are required.
Generic for Qvar* is not found to interact with other drugs. Consult with your doctor before taking any other prescription or over-the-counter medication.
Generic for Qvar* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericQvar*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Qvar* for bronchial asthma (oral inhalant) is
2 inhalations taken 3 to 4 times a day. Four inhalations taken twice daily have been shown to be effective in some people. If you have severe asthma, your doctor may advise you to start with 12 to 16 inhalations a day. Daily intake should not exceed 20 inhalations.
Generic for Qvar* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Qvar* side Effects include chest pain or tightness, fever or chills, skin rash and itching (hives), sore mouth, with cream or white curd-like patches in the mouth or throat, troubled breathing or wheezing and unusual swelling.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Qvar*.
Generic for Qvar* and Pregnancy
Generic for Qvar* have not shown to cause any birth defects to the unborn baby.
Generic for Qvar* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Qvar* passes into human milk. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Generic for Qvar* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Qvar* have been tested in children, except for the possibility of slowed growth, in low effective doses, have not been shown to cause different side effects or problems than they do in adults.
Generic for Qvar* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of using Generic for Qvar* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Qvar* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.