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About Beclomethasone

Beclomethasone Diproprionate is used to prevent and control symptoms (wheezing and shortness of breath) caused by asthma. Inhaled Beclomethasone Qvar belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. Qvar for asthma works by reducing the swelling of the airways in the lungs to make breathing easier. Side effects for Qvar can be based on your medical condition.

This medication must be used regularly to prevent breathing problems (attacks of wheezing/shortness of breath). It does not work right away and should not be used to relieve an asthma attack. If an attack occurs, use your quick-relief inhaler as prescribed.


How to use

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use provided by your pharmacist before you start using Beclomethasone Diproprionate and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or respiratory therapist.

  • Inhale Inhaled Beclomethasone Qvar by mouth as directed by your doctor
  • Usually 2 times a day.
  • Qvar for asthma dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
  • Do not use a spacer device with this medication.
  • You do not need to prime or shake this inhaler before use.
  • If your prescribed dose is 2 puffs, wait at least one minute between them.
  • If you are using other inhalers at the same time, wait at least 1 minute between the use of each medication, and use this drug last.

To prevent dry mouth, hoarseness, and oral yeast infections from developing, gargle and rinse your mouth with water after each use. Do not swallow the rinse water.

Keep track of the number of inhalations used. Discard the canister after using the labeled number of inhalations on the package, even if it feels as though there is medication left in the canister. Follow the instructions for cleaning the inhaler. Do not wash the inhaler or put any part of it in water.

Dosage and treatment

Use Beclomethasone Diproprionate regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day. Inhaled Beclomethasone Qvar works best if used at evenly spaced times. Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase.

Do not stop using Qvar for asthma without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when the drug is suddenly stopped. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased.

Learn which of your inhalers you should use every day (controller drugs) and which you should use if your breathing suddenly worsens (quick-relief drugs). Ask your doctor ahead of time what you should do if you have new or worsening cough or shortness of breath, wheezing, increased sputum, worsening peak flow meter readings, waking up at night with trouble breathing, if you use your quick-relief inhaler more often (more than 2 days a week), or if your quick-relief inhaler does not seem to be working well. Learn when you can treat sudden breathing problems by yourself and when you must get medical help right away.

You may start to feel Inhaled Beclomethasone Qvar working within 24 hours, but it may take several weeks or longer to get the full benefit. Tell your doctor if you do not get better or if you get worse.

Side effects

  • Dry/irritated throat
  • hoarseness
  • coughing
  • A bad taste in the mouth or voice changes may also occur.

If any of these side effects for Qvar last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects for Qvar.

Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects for Qvar, including

  • white patches in your mouth or on your tongue
  • puffy face
  • unusual hair growth
  • slow wound healing
  • bone pain
  • mental/mood changes
  • easy bruising/bleeding
  • increased thirst/urination
  • vision problems
  • signs of infection

Rarely, Qvar for asthma may cause sudden severe wheezing/trouble breathing right after you use it. If this occurs, use your quick-relief inhaler and get medical help right away.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away.

Warnings & Precautions

  1. Before using Beclomethasone Diproprionate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it.
  2. Before using Inhaled Beclomethasone Qvar, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
  3. Avoid contact with people who have infections that may spread to others.
  4. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use.

Qvar for asthma may temporarily slow down a child’s growth if used for a long time. However, poorly controlled asthma can also slow down growth. See the doctor regularly so your child’s height can be checked.

During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and side effects for Qvar with your doctor.

It is unknown if Beclomethasone Diproprionate passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.


Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Do not use or store near high heat (more than 120 degrees F/49 degrees C) or open flame. Because the canisters are under pressure, do not puncture or burn. Keep all medications away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

Drug interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.

Some products that may interact with this drug are aldesleukin, mifepristone.



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