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  • Taken daily as a preventer inhaler
  • Available in 50 and 100mcg dosages
  • Available as a Autohaler, Aerosol and Easi-breathe

Qvar is an effective preventer inhaler that uses an anti-inflammatory steroid to prevent the symptoms of an asthma attack. It is available in three different forms (Autohaler, Aerosol and Easi-breathe) to cover the needs of asthma patients requiring the treatment. The active ingredient beclometasone dipropionate reduces inflammation in the lung allowing air to flow through the lungs much easier. The treatment is avaiable in a 50 and 100mcg dosage.

You can purchase this treatment online by using our free consultation service. This will take just a few minutes to complete and is to ensure that this inhaler is suitable for you. If approved you can then buy your Qvar inhalers and have it delivered the next day or even the same day if you are within a London postcode.

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  • Begin your free consultation by answering a few questions about your condition.
  • After assessing your medical history a registered doctor will offer you the appropriate medications.
  • Once approved, you will be able to order your treatment for free next day delivery.
Dr Hilary Jones talks about asthma inhalers
"A preventer inhaler can stop some of the inflammation and prevent the onset of asthma symptoms" Dr Hilary JonesHealthExpress Medical Advisor
Treatment Information
Product Name: Qvar
Active Ingredient(s): Beclometasone Dipropionate
Manufacturer: Teva
Description: Qvar is a preventative inahler used as part of an asthma management plan to prevent asthma symptoms
Exemption: Subject to medical prescription
Administration: Oral
Presentation: Inhalers
Available Dosage: 50 mcg, 100 mcg
Application: Men and women over 18 with asthma
Posology: Use on a daily basis to prevent asthma symptoms
Drug class: Corticosteroids
Alcohol consumption: No influence
When breastfeeding: Studies have shown no affect, contact your doctor for further advice
When pregnant: Studies have shown no affect, contact your doctor for further advice

What is Qvar

Qvar Aerosol inhalers, Autohaler and Easi-Breathe inhalers are all used as treatments to control the occurrence of asthma symptoms. These treatments contain the active ingredient beclometasone dipropionate, which is a type of artificial corticosteroid. Corticosteroids in the body work to combat inflammation and are therefore extremely helpful in preventing inflammation of the airways that can cause uncomfortable asthma symptoms.

How does Qvar work?

All the treatments in the Qvar inhaler range available contain beclometasone dipropionate, which works within the airways to reduce inflammation. If it is delivered directly where it's required, this compound helps to prevent the release of chemicals inside the body that trigger an immune responses, which causes inflammation in the airways, making it difficult for you to breathe. If the release of these chemicals is suppressed, it's less likely that you'll experience symptoms if you come in contact with a trigger, allowing you more freedom and comfort.[1]

What are the benefits of using Qvar inhalers?

All three inhalers can be used to prevent symptoms occurring in people with mild to severe asthma. If used daily it can allow you the freedom to come in contact with asthma triggers, without it affecting you as severely as it normally would.

Although this medication should only be used as a preventative measure, it can provide gradual relief from asthma symptoms the longer you use it.

How do I use a Qvar inhaler?

The Qvar inhaler comes in three different types, so below is a breakdown of how each one operates and the technique to use them. Further instructions will come in the patient leaflet included with your medication, and they are also available for download at the bottom of this page.

How do the Qvar Autohaler, Aerosol and Easi-breathe inhalers differ?

Although all three Qvar asthma treatments contain the same active ingredient, they are all delivered in a different way, to ensure that they provide you with the most effective treatment. Ensure you are seated or standing upright when using any of the inhaler types.

Qvar Aerosol:

The Qvar Aerosol inhaler delivers beclometasone dipropionate deep within the lungs where it's needed most. It should be used daily, so while it can't provide immediate relief in the instance of symptoms, it builds up over time. The active ingredient is compressed within an aerosol container and is then dispersed by pressing down on the canister as you inhale. To use this inhaler medication:

  • Take the cap off the inhaler mouthpiece.
  • Hold the inhaler upright and shake the inhaler vigorously up and down.
  • Breathe out normally as far as you comfortably can, then hold the mouthpiece between your lips.
  • At the same time as you first start to breathe in, press the top with your finger to spray the medicine.
  • Remove the inhaler from your mouth and hold your breath for as long as you can and then breathe out slowly.
  • If you need more than one dose, start again from step 2.

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Qvar Autohaler:

The Qvar Autohaler also delivers medicine directly to the lungs, however using it doesn't require you to push down on a canister as you inhale, making it very easy to use for most people, to use this medicine effectively:

  • Remove the mouthpiece cap of the autohaler
  • With the lever down, shake the autohaler well
  • The hold the device upright and push the lever up as shown
  • Ensuring your hands are not blocking air vents at the bottom of the autohaler, breathe out and the place the device in your mouth, forming a firm seal with your lips
  • Breathe in through the mouthpiece not your nose until your lungs are filled, then hold your breath for 10 seconds
  • Push the lever down after use (unless additional puffs have been prescribed) and place the mouthpiece cover when you are not using it.
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Ensure you clean the Qvar autohaler in clean, lukewarm water when necessary, shaking out any excess water and leaving it to dry in a warm and clean environment, do not use a cloth to clean inside the mouthpiece. If this inhaler does not seem to work as effectively as it should, then contact your doctor for assistance and a possible alternative.

Qvar Easi-Breathe:

The Qvar Easi-Breathe Inhaler works almost just like the Autohaler, although the air vent, that enables you to use the inhaler, is opened once the cap is removed from the mouthpiece. To use this inhaler type:

  • Holding the inhaler upright, shake the device well
  • Remove the mouthpiece cap of the easi-breathe inhaler
  • Breathe out fully
  • Place the mouthpiece in your mouth forming a tight seal with your lips. Do not block the air vents at the top of the inhaler
  • Breathe in steadily through the mouthpiece even when the inhaler puffs until your lungs are filled
  • Remove the easi-breathe inhaler and hold your breath for around 10 seconds and then breathe out gently.

Remember to place the mouthpiece cover back on the device and keep it safe. If another dose is required, ensure you wait for about 30 seconds before repeating the steps above again. As some people may find it difficult to work the switch on the Autohaler, the Qvar Easi-Breathe version is sometimes preferred.

What dosages are available with Qvar?

There are various dosages available, and the one you choose will depend on your current condition, as well as your personal preference. All treatments are available to buy in either a 50mcg dose or 100mcg dose. They can be administered as follows to prevent asthma symptoms:

50mcg Qvar Aerosol, Qvar Autohaler or Qvar Easi-Breathe:

  • Mild asthma – One to two puffs twice a day
  • Moderate asthma – Two to four puffs twice a day
  • Severe asthma – Four to eight puffs twice a day (speak to your doctor if you are at this stage so as to find a better method of managing the condition)

100mcg Qvar Aerosol, Qvar Autohaler or Qvar Easi-Breathe:

  • Mild to moderate asthma – One to two puffs twice a day
  • Severe asthma – Two to four puffs twice a day (speak to your doctor if you are at this stage so as to find a better method of managing the condition)

Are there any side effects when using Qvar ?

As Qvar asthma inhalers are inhaled, they are much less likely to cause side effects than oral steroid treatments for asthma, but they are still a possibility. Luckily, the most common effects experienced by those using this treatment are quite mild and tend to go away after a while. These effects may include:

More common:

  • Headaches
  • Hoarseness
  • Changes in taste
  • Easy bruising
  • Feeling dizzy or faint

Rare:

  • Anxiety and/or depression
  • Changes in behaviour – such as hyperactivity, aggression or irritability (these are more common in children)

Some of these side effects are more common than others, but if any of these persist or are worrying you, or if you experience anything serious, you should seek medical help immediately.

What are the precautions/interactions of Qvar?

Most people can use these treatments to help keep asthma or COPD symptoms under control, although there might be some exceptions, these include:

  • Those allergic to the active ingredients
  • People with a history of lung or chest infection
  • Those who need to avoid alcohol (this is because Qvar contains a small amount of ethanol)

You should also mention in your consultation if you have diabetes, thyroid or liver disease and if you are taking any other medications, as they may influence how well your Qvar inhaler treatment works.

Further information about the side effects, precautions, and interactions of Qvar can be found in the patient information leaflet. You are also advised to speak to a doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine for the first time[2]

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How can I buy Qvar inhalers online safely?

All three Qvar inhalers are available to buy online from HealthExpress. To make sure that you can use these treatments, we ask you to complete a quick online consultation, which will help our UK registered doctors evaluate whether this treatment is right for you. Once your consultation is approved, you'll be able to order the inhaler of your choice and we'll forward your prescription to our pharmacy, from where your treatment will be shipped straight to you. If you live in London and order before 4pm, you can have your inhaler today.

Please note that you should only order these medications if they have been recommended to you by your doctor as an asthma treatment.

Why choose HealthExpress?

  • Fast, free delivery - order before 4pm and receive your treatment the next day (same day for London postcodes)
  • Free online consultation service with one of our registered GMC doctors
  • Discreet packaging - we don't include any branding or pharmacy logo on our packaging meaning you can get your treatment delivered anywhere
  • UK based and GMC UK registered
  • Only proven prescription medication available and approved by the National Pharmacy Association and CareQuality Commission
  • All inclusive confidential service

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