What is Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Fostair inhaler


This is a combination of beclomethasone and formoterol. It is an inhalant preparation that is used for maintenance treatment of asthma. Beclomethasone is a corticosteroid and formoterol is a long-acting beta agonist.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Asthma 10 5
Breathlessness 1 0
Chest pain 1 0
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 1 1
Cough 1 0
Shortness of breath (dyspnea) 1 0

  • 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 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth 1
Sore throat 1


Based on patients currently taking Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler

Dosage Patients
2 intl units twice daily 1
2 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler


Currently taking Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 2
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Beclomethasone inhaler (Qvar) 2
Albuterol (Albuterol Inhaler) 1
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 1

Patients stopped taking Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Beclomethasone inhaler (Qvar) 1
Fluticasone-Salmeterol (Advair Diskus) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Beclomethasone-formoterol inhaler.