A 16-year-old male asked:
i take 2puffs of qvar 2times a day . i have ashma .why do i still get wheezing , and mild shortness of breath everyday? i take 2puffs albuteral a day .
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Med not working: For a 16 year old male with well-documented bronchial asthma, use of a rescue inhaler, like albuterol, more than 2-3 times weekly indicates poor asthma control. If Qvar is not helping with the wheezing, coughing attacks, and mild shortness of breath, request that you be tried on something else.
Last updated Jul 10, 2015
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