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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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Albuterol 20,154 Prednisone 17,317 Ventolin 13,700
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Atrovent vs Symbicort

Atrovent
VS.
Symbicort
Other name: Atrovent Nasal (Atrovent Nasal)
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
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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
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Tachycardia
3
Weight Gain
3
Palpitations
2
Anaphylaxis
2
Chronic Heart Failure
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Chicken Pox
2
Depression
1
Dizzy
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Top Concerns
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Weight Gain
8
Tiredness
7
Thrush
7
Anxiety
5
Chest Tightness
4
Chest Pain
4
Cramping
4
Hoarseness
4
GERD
4
Breathing Problems
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8
Palpitations
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Anaphylaxis
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Chronic Heart Failure
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High Blood Pressure
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Chicken Pox
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Depression
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Thrush
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Anxiety
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Chest Tightness
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Chest Pain
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Cramping
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Hoarseness
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0
GERD
Sym
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4
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Breathing Problems
Sym
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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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mbicort...maybe they don't notice the side effects.What abou...
" ...that his patients really like Symbicort...maybe they don't notice the side effects. What about Advair? Have ...of you tried that? I didn't have much luck with Flovent (kept forgetting to take it )... "

atrovent nebs but have never had side effects like this wit...
" Atrovent inhaler I was just started on an atrovent inhaler the other day after ...am also on singulair; and symbicort and ventolin prn. However since ...I know I have had atrovent nebs but have never had... "

use Symbicort, and it controls me asthma very well. My SI...
" ...the hospital (usually albuterol and atrovent?) clears me right up for ...a different control medication. I use Symbicort, and it controls me asthma very well. My SIL uses Advair, ...not this year with the... "

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

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

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rn, atrovent 2 puffs qds, to symbicort 400 rest of m...
" ...Been changed from seretide 500mg 2 puffs bd, aminophylline 225mg 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... "

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led down, then i can reduce my symbicort down to 1 puff twic...
" ...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 ...so have had to use my ventolin inhaler more than usual, ...have settled... "

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ose my voice for a few seconds,I take Atrovent and s...
" ...gargle after he inhalation,I have this problem and sometimes lose my voice for a few seconds,I take Atrovent and symbicor... "

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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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