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Related topic: Asthma - pediatric, Pulmicort Respules, Qvar 40

Pulmicort Respules vs Qvar 40, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 12

This is personalized comparison of Pulmicort Respules vs Qvar 40 for a male aged 12. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 27, 2014: 1,215 people are studied in Pulmicort Respules vs Qvar 40

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male8Asthma - pediatric

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Pulmicort Respules budesonideAstrazeneca
Qvar 40 beclomethasone dipropionatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 8 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Pulmicort Respules (Astrazeneca)Qvar 40
CoughAsthma Aggravated
AsthmaPyrexia (fever)
Drug IneffectiveCough
AggressionDrug Ineffective
Psychomotor Hyperactivity (feelings of extreme restlessness)Dermatitis Nos (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Abdominal Pain Nos
Abnormal BehaviourDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug Effect Decreased
Suicidal IdeationAggression
IrritabilityFlushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Pulmicort Respules (Astrazeneca)Qvar 40
IrritabilityMuscle Pain (muscle pain)
Anaphylactic Reaction (serious allergic reaction)Pain - Joints
AsthmaAnxiety
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups)
Abnormal BehaviourCough
Suicidal IdeationGrowth Retardation (delayed growth)
AggressionLung Infiltration (a substance that normally includes fluid, inflammatory exudates or cells that fill a region of lung)
Wrist FractureSinusitis Nos (inflammation of sinus)
Weight GainAsthma Aggravated
Asthma AggravatedAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Pulmicort Respules (Astrazeneca)Qvar 40
CoughAsthma Aggravated
AsthmaPyrexia (fever)
Drug IneffectiveCough
AggressionAbdominal Pain Nos
Psychomotor Hyperactivity (feelings of extreme restlessness)Dermatitis Nos (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it)
Abnormal BehaviourDrug Ineffective
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug Effect Decreased
Suicidal IdeationAggression
IrritabilityAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Pulmicort Respules (Astrazeneca)Qvar 40
IrritabilityMuscle Pain (muscle pain)
Anaphylactic Reaction (serious allergic reaction)Pain - Joints
AsthmaAnxiety
Suicidal IdeationTic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups)
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)Cough
Abnormal BehaviourGrowth Retardation (delayed growth)
AggressionLung Infiltration (a substance that normally includes fluid, inflammatory exudates or cells that fill a region of lung)
PainSinusitis Nos (inflammation of sinus)
Sever's Disease (a common heel injury in kids, is due to inflammation (swelling) of the growth plate in the heel)Asthma Aggravated
Stress Fracture (fracture of a bone caused by repeated (rather than sudden) mechanical stress)Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)

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On eHealthMe, Pulmicort Respules (budesonide) is often used to treat asthma. Qvar 40 (beclomethasone dipropionate) is often used to treat asthma. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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