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The Qvar Inhaler contains Beclomethasone as an aerosol inhalant to deliver a corticosteroid to help decrease swelling and irritation in the airways. This helps you breathe easy and prevent symptoms like wheezing and shortness of breathe in cases of asthma.
Before using your Qvar Inhaler read all the paper work and instructions given to you by your pharmacist. You will not need to shake or prime the Qvar inhaler. Avoid contact with eyes, and take care to firmly place the mouth piece against your lips to ensure a maximum dose.
Your doctor may prescribe multiple puffs from the Qvar Inhaler. If this is the case, wait at least one minute before taking another puff. Other inhaler's may be used along side your Qvar inhaler. Ensure that you give at least a minute between medications, and use the corticosteroid last. Take care to rinse your mouth with water to avoid infection, and never swallow the rinse water.
Speak with your doctor about prior medical conditions, any known allergies, and current medications being used before deciding if the Qvar Inhaler is right for you.
Regular use of this medication is intended to get the maxium effect from your Qvar Inhaler. Beclomethasone does not work right away and should not be used for quick relief in cases of asthma attacks. Document cases if you find that you require the use of a back up inhaler for quick relief from your asthma symptoms.
Beclomethasone can prevent your body from showing signs of infection. Make sure to practice good hygiene by washing your hands to prevent the spread of infections and other diseases. Take care to avoid others with transmittable infections like the flu, measles or chickenpox as your body's immunizations/vaccinations may be less effective while using the Qvar Inhaler.
Do not expose the Qvar Inhaler to water, and take care to wipe the mouth piece regularly with a damp cloth to prevent residue build up.
Common side effects can include:
dryness in your mouth/nose/throat after use
unpleasant taste in the mouth
If any side effects become severe or unmanageable, contact your doctor or pharmacist for further treatment and help in managing these side effects.
Q: How do I store the Qvar Inhaler?
A: Your Inhaler is stored at room temperature with the mouth cap on facing downwards. Avoid contact heat or open flame. Keep away from children and pets. Dispose of this medication when the counter reads zero or is past the expiration date. Contact a local pharmacist for more information on the correct disposal of medications.
Q: Can I use this Inhaler while pregnant or breastfeeding?
A: You should contact your doctor before deciding if the Qvar Inhaler is the right fit in both of these cases. There is not enough medical data to know if Beclomethasone can pass into the breast milk being transmittable to the nursed infant. Speak with you doctor about the risks associated with the Qvar Inhaler during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Q: Do I loose my immunity when I use the Qvar Inhaler?
A: You should not loose immunity or vaccination after using the Qvarinhaler, but your body may have difficulty showing signs of infection during while being treated with this medication. Therefore, it's important to practice good hygiene and avoid being around people with transmittable diseases while using the Qvar Inhaler. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist to learn more about how your immune system works during treatment with the Qvar Inhaler.
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