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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 4,420 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 7,184 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
symbicort vs spiriva
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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December 12, 2013
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139 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
again- ummmmm. I have asma, use Symbicort one puff 2x a day...
...have asma, use Symbicort one puff ...is forbidden. Medic gave me Atrovent to carry now. Any advice on what side effects to expect. Are there any people here with the same irritating condition as...
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...
also told to use Symbicort, Atrovent and Albuterol. Does...
...Hypertension or CHF, but they are not sure. Has anyone of the awesome members of Daily Strength encountered the same dilemma? They have not given me any treatment except oxygen. I was also told to ...
i am currently taking symbicort 400/12, atrovent, singulair...
...but that it wasn't very effective and had side effects. At the moment i am currently taking symbicort 400/12, atrovent, singulair and salbutamol, as anyone else been told this?...
I also use symbicort (steroid). The best thing...
...I live in Sydney which isnt a good place to be for Asthma! Strong triggers for me are ciggerette smoke, pollution in general, diesel fumes!!, and those sort of things. Yep it is irritating, p...
have been taking atrovent, ventolin, and symbicort to cope...
...been taking atrovent, ventolin, and symbicort to cope with my asthma and COPD symptons. Recently I started having difficulty swallowing and had ...found that I had Candidal Oesophagitis througho...
loved it. I am on Atrovent and Ventolin and they help...
...copd site and ask, ..Them guys know the ins and outs of all the meds. I couldn't handle Symbicort but others loved it. I am on Atrovent and...
I switched from seritide to symbicort 200/6, 2does 4x daily...
...symbicort 200/6, 2does 4x daily (to use in conjunction with various other meds) over a year ago. I have noticed an overall improvement in my ...symbicort for other triggers. Regarding atroven...
you were told to use Atrovent PRN before seeing the new...
...got such a good asthma nurse! I'm really interested that you were told to use Atrovent PRN before seeing the new ...Hope that you like the Symbicort. I loved it when I...
because I'm tired of using Atrovent 4 times a day. So far...
I had Spiriva do the same thing ...on it again now because I'm tired of using Atrovent 4 times a day. So far so good. I've wondered about Symbicort as well. Then it seems okay again so I'm...
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