A 57-year-old female asked:

Have adult onset asthma. allergies make worse. peak flow test was 38/58. started qvar. can i take long time? what long term use side effects? age 57

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
Yes: You might need it for a long time. But you can work on your allergies with avoidance and possibly oral medications. Side effects include bone loss, glaucoma, cataracts.
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