What is Qnasl?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Beclomethasone nasal

Qnasl® is the brand name for an intranasal formulation of beclomethasone, a corticosteroid that can be inhaled through the mouth or nose. It is used to prevent the recurrence of nasal polyps, to treat asthma and nasal congestion.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Sinus congestion 2 2
Allergic rhinitis 1 0
Bronchitis 1 0
Deviated nasal septum 1 0
Excessive sinus drainage 1 0

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  • 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 0
Mild 2
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Qnasl

Side effect Patients
Dry nasal passages 1
Nasal irritation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Qnasl

Dosage Patients
0.168 mg weekly 1
0.168 mg daily 1
0.336 mg daily 1
80 mcg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Qnasl

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Qnasl

Duration

Currently taking Qnasl

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Qnasl

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Qnasl after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase Nasal Spray) 3
Mometasone nasal (Nasonex) 1

Patients stopped taking Qnasl and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Budesonide-Formoterol (Symbicort) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Qnasl

Oct 23, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sinus congestion)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry nasal passages)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.168 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 28, 2015 (Started Apr 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sinus congestion)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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