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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 .

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Dr. Evelyn Anderson
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.

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Last updated Jul 10, 2015

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