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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Qvar Inhl.

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Condition: Asthma
10/4/2009 10:11:41 PM

Reviewer: MPL, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was prescribed Qvar inhaler in early May for asthmatic bronchitis to use 2 puffs/twice a day for 4 weeks. I noticed sloughing of my oral muscosa. I had shortness of breath over the coming months. By the first of September I had internal bleeding...was found to be severely anemic due to gastric ulcers. Although some lifestyle factors may have contributed to the ulcers, I have since learned that g ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma
10/3/2009 11:33:59 PM

Reviewer: kmoney, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been using Qvar for 2yrs now. For the most part it has been really good for me. My doctor has me use it every morning with Allerga D and every night before bed with with Singulair. I rarely have any probs unless I have a cold coming on. Doc recommended that after taking the Qvar that I rinse my mouth and gargle. Spit that water out. Then drink a little water and brush my teeth. I have never ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma
9/27/2009 10:14:49 PM

Reviewer: ilswthrt, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Qvar for about 1 1/2 months . I just recently noticed that I have thrush. I do not get the benefit from this and Symbicort like I did when taking Advair HFA.

Condition: Asthma
8/19/2009 7:30:00 AM

Reviewer: beth, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Asthma
8/18/2009 12:48:20 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have been on Qvar for 2 1/2 weeks... Only see little improvement in my breathing. Tried two other steroid type inhalers had side effects with both after 3-5 days. Now with Qvar getting Red forearms, muscle/joint stiffness/pain - Knees, ankles, calfs, forearms, teeth and hips. Still having trouble breathing - only on 40 mg too?

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