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Qvar MDI/Autohaler CFC free

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Generic Name: Beclomethasone dipropionate
Product Name: Qvar MDI/Autohaler CFC free

Indication

Maintenance treatment in severe asthma and chronic obstructive airways disease

Action

Not entirely understood

Possible effects include bronchial smooth muscle relaxation; anti-inflammatory effects; increase in diaphragm contractility and CNS stimulation

Dose advice

Qvar is available in:

Qvar MDI CFC free, 50mcg/dose, 200 doses
Qvar MDI CFC free, 100mcg/dose, 200 doses
Qvar 50 Autohalerâ?? breath activated CFC free, 50mcg/dose, 200 doses
Qvar 100 Autohaler â?? breath activated CFC free, 100mcg/dose, 200 doses

Adult
200mg (20mL) 4 times daily

Children
Unsuitable- contains ethanol
Dose Equivalence
1mg Choline Theophyllinate is equivalent to 0.65mg Theophylline

Schedule

S4

Common side effects

Nausea
Vomiting
Headache
Insomnia
Irritability
Tachycardia
Palpitations
Tremor

Uncommon side effects

Seizures
Cardiac arrhythmias

 

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 22 July, 2003


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