What is Ciclesonide inhaler?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Alvesco HFA

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Ciclesonide is a nasal corticosteroid that is used for preventative management of bronchial asthma.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Asthma 11 10
Allergic asthma 1 0
Breathing difficulty 1 0
Chronic obstructive bronchitis 1 0
Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia 1 1

Show all 10 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
5
None
10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ciclesonide inhaler

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth 1
Hoarseness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ciclesonide inhaler

Dosage Patients
4 puff(s) daily 1
160 mcg daily 1
80 mcg twice daily 1
320 mcg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ciclesonide inhaler

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Ciclesonide inhaler

Duration

Currently taking Ciclesonide inhaler

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Ciclesonide inhaler

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 6
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 10
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 0
< $25 6
Not specified 8

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ciclesonide inhaler after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Budesonide (Pulmicort) 1
Ipratropium-Albuterol (Combivent) 1

Patients stopped taking Ciclesonide inhaler and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Formoterol-mometasone (Dulera) 1
Tiotropium inhaler (Spiriva HandiHaler) 1
Last updated:
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