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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), '''chronic obst...
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Dulera
VS.
Symbicort
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
5.0
4.0
763
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Asthma
COPD
Allergic Asthma
Taken for:
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Asthma
COPD
Emphysema
Method of use:
Inhalation
Method of use:
Inhalation
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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
Dul
Weight Gain
8
GERD
8
Tiredness
7
Anxiety
6
Thrush
5
Chest Pain
4
Palpitations
4
Breathing Problems
4
Chest Tightness
4
Sore Throat
4
Top Concerns
Sym
Weight Gain
7
Tiredness
6
Thrush
6
Anxiety
5
Chest Tightness
4
Chest Pain
3
Cramping
3
Hoarseness
3
GERD
3
Breathing Problems
3
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Dulera
Dul
Symbicort
Sym
Weight Gain
Dul
Sym
8
7
GERD
Dul
Sym
8
3
Tiredness
Dul
Sym
7
6
Anxiety
Dul
Sym
6
5
Thrush
Dul
Sym
5
6
Chest Pain
Dul
Sym
4
3
Palpitations
Dul
Sym
4
0
Breathing Problems
Dul
Sym
4
3
Chest Tightness
Dul
Sym
4
4
Sore Throat
Dul
Sym
4
0
Weight Gain
Sym
Dul
7
8
Tiredness
Sym
Dul
6
7
Thrush
Sym
Dul
6
5
Anxiety
Sym
Dul
5
6
Chest Tightness
Sym
Dul
4
4
Chest Pain
Sym
Dul
3
4
Cramping
Sym
Dul
3
0
Hoarseness
Sym
Dul
3
0
GERD
Sym
Dul
3
8
Breathing Problems
Sym
Dul
3
4
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About Symbicort
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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" ...am unable to take the standard asthma meds-dulera/advair/symbacort/asmanex-had allergic reactions to them ...no choice but use Brovana twice a day ...working-the meds still work (albuteral), ... "

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I've been taking dulera which seems more effective than...
" xopenex may have fewer side effects ...I've been taking dulera which seems more effective than symbicort. I... "

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15 pounds but have an enormous appetite since using Dulera...
" ...have also gained about 15 pounds but have an enormous appetite since using Dulera. It does seem to ...weight. Advair and Symbicort a... "

previously Symbicort, makes me very hoarse (yes I rinse...
" My inhaled steroid, currently Dulera, previously Symbicort, makes me very hoarse (yes I rinse my mouth vigorously and brush my teeth also, immediately after puffing). It kind... "
John
June 23, 2014
I get bronchitis every Oct and June like clockwork. This time the Dr. perscribed Symbicort instead of an antibotic. I was supposed to take it for 2 weeks. On day 3 my voice started getting horse. On day four, I got a soar throat. On day 5, I started feeling a bit disoriented. On days 6 and 7, I couldn't sleep even though I took the night puffs at 6 p.m. and went to bed at 11. On day 8, I stopped taking this stuff and got a script for ceftin antibiotic. A week later the bronchitis, hoarsn

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Symbicort lacking but Delera seemed to work well. That...
" I have been on Breo for over about months. I was on Symbicort then on Dulera. I found Symbicort lacking but Delera seemed to work well. That being said Breo ...I am also taking Spiriva... "

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to use about 5 min. before you use your symbicort. Best of...
" I'm currently on Symicort 160/4.5, they switched me to that from Dulera. It took about a week for me to fully ...5 min. before you use your symbicort. Best ... "

and coughing up flem. Should I switch back to dulera
" ...was under control and I was finally getting my life back. Dr. switched me to Symbicort ...have gone down, I feel congested and coughing up flem. Should I switch back to dul "

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my advair. My sister said symbicort really helped her and...
" I think it would replace advair when I started dulera that replaced my advair. My sister said symbicort really helped her and by the way she still not got the hang of her computer so thats... "

I tried symbicort, no side effects at all, lower dose...
" ...not able to deal with Dulera side effects, made it almost ...hurt my vocal cohrds. I tried symbicort, no side effects at all, lower dose ...it killed me, i had terrible pain my lungs and it... "

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Dulera is supposed to be amazing. It just didn't work for...
" ...Have they tried any other long acting meds like Advair, symbicort or dulera? Dulera is supposed to be amazing. It just didn't work for me because ...I developed asthma about 10 years ago I've... "

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