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Revised: 8/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
QVAR 100 Aerosol
 Active ingredient:
Beclometasone dipropionate
 Dosage form:
inhalation
 Print on wrapping:
キュバール100エアゾール, 100μg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is inhaling aerosol of synthetic corticosteroid preparation. It has anti-inflammatory action and suppresses inflammation in the airways and lessens the degree and frequency of asthma attack. This oral inhalation is usually used to treat bronchial asthma, not to relief an asthma attack which occurred already.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you are a patient with infection or systemic mycosis.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • For adults: In general, inhale 100μg of the active ingredient twice a day. The dose may be adjusted according to patient's age and symptoms. However, the maximum dose is 800μg a day.
    For children: In general, inhale 50μg of the active ingredient twice a day. The dose may be adjusted according to patient's age and symptoms. However, the maximum dose is 200μg a day. This preparation releases 100μg of the active ingredient per puff. Strictly follow the instructions in any case.
  • Read instructions on the package and on the instruction leaflet ("For patients who use QVAR and their parents") before use.
  • 1 bottle of this medicine can be used for 100 puffs. Do not use it more than that.
  • Gargle after inhaling as much as possible. If it is difficult to gargle, rinse your mouth out instead.
  • If you miss a dose, use a dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally used more than your prescribed dose, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • If your asthmatic symptoms become worse, contact your doctor immediately.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include nose bleeding, cough, nausea, sore throat. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.