Qvar (beclomethasone) is a corticosteroid inhaler used to prevent asthma symptoms including difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing and chest tightness. Beclomethasone works by decreasing the irritation and swelling in the airways which makes breathing easier. Qvar is not a rescue inhaler and should not be used to relieve an asthma attack.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Qvar:
If you have any of the following beclomethasone side effects, seek medical help:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Qvar?
If you miss a dose of Qvar, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
Is Qvar a rescue inhaler?
No, Qvar is not a rescue inhaler and shouldn’t be used in an asthma attack.