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Atrovent vs. Symbicort for Asthma

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Atrovent

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Other Names: Atrovent Nasal   Atrovent HFA

Symbicort

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 4,543 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 7,779 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By smself
December 19, 2013
smself wrote
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I take symbicort as well...for 4 years now....it is best to rinse your mouth after each dose and it will clear up.
CherylL  |  January 22, 2014
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What patients are saying about Atrovent vs. Symbicort

145 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
...wanted to see if anyone else experienced the shakes on Symbicort. That's one of my ...the reasons why I use Atrovent instead of Ventolin. The doctor I work for gave me the Symbicort so I would...
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