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Is it safe to take qvar while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take qvar while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Qvar is an inhaler steroid used to treat asthma. It is one of the preferred steroids for used in pregnancy noted by the american college of ob/gyn. Minimal amounts make it to the breast milk, and it should not be a problem for the baby if used while breast feeding. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is taking qvar and singulair (montelukast) together generally considered safe?

Is taking qvar and singulair (montelukast) together generally considered safe?

Asthma control: Yes, it is safe to take the 2 medications together. Qvar and singulair (montelukast) are often used as "controller" medications for asthma. Hopefully by using them concurrently, you will have to use your bronchodilator ( such as albuterol or xopenex) less often. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use qvar if hsv2+?

Herpes and Steroids: I think this question would have more complexity if you were ingesting the steroid orally. But, I do not see any trouble with regular Qvar use if you have herpes 2. ...Read more

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Can qvar and advair be taken together? Currently taking qvar and also prescribed advair for two weeks to get wheezing and cough under control, is this safe to take both?

Can qvar and advair be taken together? Currently taking qvar and also prescribed advair for two weeks to get wheezing and cough under control, is this safe to take both?

Can be: It is a common strategy to increase the dose of inhaled steroids and add beta-agonist to treat an exacerbation. Be sure to contact the prescribing physician whenever you have questions such as this. Any physician would welcome the phone call as an opportunity to clarify. Feel better! ...Read more

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I'm currently using fluticasone for sinus congestion and Qvar for asthma - both are corticosteroids. Is it safe to use NasalCrom (cromolyn) too?

I'm currently using fluticasone for sinus congestion and Qvar for asthma - both are corticosteroids. Is it safe to use NasalCrom (cromolyn) too?

Yes: Nasalcrom has little or no side effects (rarely a rash perhaps) and thus can be safely used with other nasal medications. It is not a steroid or antihistamine. However I think adding a nasal antihistamine will likely work better. ...Read more

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Can qvar and abuterol be used together?

Yes: They are used for different reasons. Albuterol is a fast-acting rescue medication to relax airway smooth muscle and relieve symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath. Whereas Qvar is a daily maintenance medication for asthma to treat underlying airway inflammation and mucus. They can be taken at the same time without interactions. ...Read more

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How much time should be spaced between ProAir and QVAR?

How much time should be spaced between ProAir and QVAR?

Ok to take together: It's fine to take one right after the other. Rinse mouth afterwards. ...Read more

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I ran out of qvar . My mom can't buy one until friday .What should I do ?

Don't worry: If you are using your Qvar as directed and your asthma is fairly well controlled missing a day or two will be okay. Just make sure you restart and maintain your routine as directed. Keep your rescue inhaler close. ...Read more

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Steroid Inhaler (Definition)

Inhaled corticosteroids help keep your airways from swelling up. This helps keep your asthma symptoms away. If your child cannot use an inhaler, your doctor will give you Pulmicort Respules. This drug is used with a nebulizer. This machine can turn liquid medicine into a spray, so your child can ...Read more