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Review: could Qvar 40 cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?

We study 2,331 people who have side effects while taking Qvar 40 from FDA and social media. Among them, 296 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Qvar 40

Qvar 40 (latest outcomes from 2,378 users) has active ingredients of beclomethasone dipropionate. It is often used in asthma.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,338,463 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 2,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Qvar 40. Among them, 296 people (12.70%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Qvar 40 reports

Time on Qvar 40 when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath58.33%0.00%8.33%25.00%8.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Qvar 40 * :

Shortness of breath72.11%27.89%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Qvar 40 * :

Shortness of breath0.45%0.00%7.21%3.15%9.91%10.81%27.48%40.99%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Qvar 40 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (135 people, 45.61%)
  2. Hypertension (37 people, 12.50%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (23 people, 7.77%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (22 people, 7.43%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (22 people, 7.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (76 people, 25.68%)
  2. Spiriva (70 people, 23.65%)
  3. Singulair (63 people, 21.28%)
  4. Xolair (59 people, 19.93%)
  5. Prednisone (53 people, 17.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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