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Qvar (beclomethasone) is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. It is less popular than other corticosteroids. There are currently no generic alternatives to Qvar.

GoodRx has partnered with InsideRx and Teva to reduce the price for this prescription. Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Qvar is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans.

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Is Your Asthma Inhaler “Covered”, But Still Too Expensive? — Here’s How to Save

Tori Marsh - July 02, 2018

Proair, Advair, and Singulair — these are some of the many popular asthma medications that can cost upwards of $500 per month. To combat these high prices, many rely on their insurance coverage to shoulder the cost. But over the past couple of years, it seems like even insured individuals are paying higher out-of-pocket costs for their lifesaving prescriptions, especially in the case of asthma medications. See More

Asthma Inhaler Arnuity Ellipta Now Approved for Young Children — Here’s How to Save

Tori Marsh - May 29, 2018

First approved in 2014 for patients 12 years of age and older, Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone) is a popular inhaler used in the long-term management of asthma. Now, the inhaler can also be prescribed to younger children — as of May 2018, Arnuity Ellipta is FDA-approved for treating asthma in kids as young as 5 years old.

While this does expand treatment options for young children, Arnuity Ellipta is expensive and can be unaffordable for many. See More

New, Lower Prices on More Brand Name Drugs

GoodRx - May 04, 2018

At GoodRx, we are always trying to make prescriptions more affordable for Americans. But drugs are still too expensive, especially brand-only medications. Unlike generic medications, brand-name drugs only have one manufacturer, which reduces competition and allows manufacturers to price the brand drug as they see fit.

In order to help people afford their brand-name drugs, last May, we launched the InsideRx program on GoodRx that offers an average of 34% off over 100 brand-name prescriptions. See More

Qvar for Asthma Gets a Makeover

Roni Shye - March 05, 2018

Asthma is a breathing problem in which a person’s airways become inflamed, narrow, and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe. Inhaled asthma medications have greatly improved throughout the past decade, and a popular asthma medication Qvar is getting a makeover.    

Qvar will now be available in an easy-to-use device known as Qvar RediHaler.

Will Qvar RediHaler replace Qvar?

Yes. Teva Pharmaceuticals has discontinued sales of the previously available Qvar formulation. See More

Dropped by Insurance: Will Your Maintenance Inhaler Be Covered in 2015?

Roni Shye - October 30, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we should be thinking about what to expect for 2015. The start of a new year is a time for new challenges, new goals, and inevitably, a new prescription formulary.

What does this mean for you?

Express Scripts and Caremark have decided to remove certain asthma maintenance inhalers from their national preferred formulary and provided a list of covered alternatives. For more information and the full list of excluded drugs, see our post on the 2015 formulary changesSee More

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