Asthma

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Asthma is the common chronic (medicine) inflammatory disease of the bronchi characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, revers...
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Common Asthma treatments discussed around the web
Albuterol 19,896 Prednisone 17,054 Ventolin 13,516
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Atrovent
VS.
Symbicort
Other name: Atrovent Nasal (Atrovent Nasal)
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
2.5
4.5
5,128
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Asthma*
Allergies
COPD
Common Cold
Runny Nose
Inflammation
Bronchitis
Emphysema
Bronchospasm
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Asthma
COPD
Emphysema
Method of use:
Inhalation
Method of use:
Inhalation
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Ipratropium bromide (International Nonproprietary Name, trade names Atrovent, Apovent, and Aerovent) is an anticholinergic drug used for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute asthma. It blocks the muscarinic a...
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Budesonide/formoterol is a combination formulation containing budesonide and formoterol used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the EU. Budesonide acts reducing and preventing respiratory tract inflammation, w...
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Top Concerns
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Diabetes
4
Tachycardia
3
Weight Gain
3
Palpitations
2
Anaphylaxis
2
Chronic Heart Failure
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Chicken Pox
2
Depression
1
Dizzy
1
Top Concerns
Sym
Weight Gain
8
Tiredness
7
Thrush
7
Anxiety
5
Chest Tightness
5
Chest Pain
4
Cramping
4
GERD
4
Hoarseness
4
Breathing Problems
4
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Diabetes
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Tachycardia
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3
0
Weight Gain
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Sym
3
8
Palpitations
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Sym
2
0
Anaphylaxis
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2
0
Chronic Heart Failure
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Sym
2
0
High Blood Pressure
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Chicken Pox
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2
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Depression
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Dizzy
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1
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Weight Gain
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8
3
Tiredness
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7
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Thrush
Sym
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7
0
Anxiety
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5
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Chest Tightness
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5
0
Chest Pain
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4
0
Cramping
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4
0
GERD
Sym
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4
0
Hoarseness
Sym
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4
0
Breathing Problems
Sym
Atr
4
0
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Ipratropium bromide (International Nonproprietary Name, trade names Atrovent, Apovent, and Aerovent) is an anticholinergic drug used for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute asthma. It blocks the muscarinic a...
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Atrovent
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Budesonide/formoterol is a combination formulation containing budesonide and formoterol used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the EU. Budesonide acts reducing and preventing respiratory tract inflammation, w...
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had atrovent nebs but have never had side effects like this...
" ...inhaler I was just started on an atrovent inhaler the other day ...on singulair; and symbicort and ventolin prn. ...know I have had atrovent nebs but have never had side effects like this wit... "

I use Symbicort, and it controls me asthma very well. My...
" ...hospital (usually albuterol and atrovent?) clears me right up ...different control medication. I use Symbicort, and it controls me asthma very well. My SIL uses ...year with the symbicort. ... "

Avair(did nothing) Tried Symbicort (did nothing) Now I...
" ...old female just diagnosed with COPD(scary cuz i'm so ...Tried Avair(did nothing) Tried Symbicort (did nothing) Now I am on Atrovent and I noticed a ...now...I still get a little breathless wh... "

a bit better. Symbicort made me worse too (as well...
" ...feeling a bit better. Symbicort made me worse too ...which is similar to Symbicort. Sometimes one works but ...acute relief, Ventolin does not help me; Atrovent works a lot better. I hav... "

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prn, atrovent 2 puffs qds, to symbicort 400 rest of...
" ...od, ventalin prn, atrovent 2 puffs qds, to symbicort 400 rest of meds same, had a cold ended up nebs by green men spent 5 hours a&e for baby docs to not label bloods right chest x-ray clear and... "

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settled down, then i can reduce my symbicort down to 1 puff...
" ...peak flow. I had taken my Symbicort 200/6 2 puffs, my ventolin inhaler 2 puffs and my atrovent inhaler 2 puffs,30 minutes prior ...have settled down, then i can reduce my symbicort down to 1 pu... "

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I have asthma, use symbicort and atrovent to control...
" ...blocked noses and rashes. So far, the ionic air contraption is helping. I have asthma, use symbicort and atrovent to control it but wintertime I was wheezing as... "

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are you taking? I use Symbicort 160 with Atrovent , x2...
" Hello Julie. You have asthma, so what medications are you taking? I use Symbicort 160 with Atrovent , x2 daily and this, for me, is the solution. As for the... "

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www.asthma.org.uk
has just been put on symbicort instead of seretide and...
" symbicort Hi, My 15 year old daughter has just been put on symbicort instead of seretide and atrovent as her asthma is being extremely difficult ...she is to take her ventolin using the 10... "

else experienced the shakes on Symbicort. That's one...
" ...first if it was the Symbicort or just my tremors. I ...wanted to see if anyone else experienced the shakes on Symbicort. That's one of my ...the reasons why I use Atrovent instead of Ventol... "

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