Qvar for Children

Qvar® (beclomethasone inhaler) is a prescription drug commonly used to prevent asthma attacks. It is a type of inhaled steroid that comes in a metered-dose inhaler.
The medication works by decreasing inflammation in the airways, which can help relieve asthma symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, tightness in the chest, and troubled breathing.
Healthcare providers may prescribe Qvar for children as young as five years old. Keep in mind that young children typically require help using the Qvar inhaler correctly. It is important to understand that inhaled steroids may slightly slow the growth of children or teenagers. You should talk to your child's healthcare provider about the best ways to treat childhood asthma.
(Click Qvar Uses to learn more about the potential risks of recommending Qvar for children and to find out if this medication is used "off-label" for other conditions.)
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