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Dulera vs Symbicort for COPD

Dulera
VS.
Symbicort
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
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Asthma
COPD
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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
9
GERD
7
Tiredness
7
Anxiety
6
Thrush
6
Chest Tightness
4
Breathing Problems
4
Chest Pain
4
Palpitations
4
Sleep Apnea
4
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Weight Gain
7
Tiredness
6
Thrush
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Anxiety
5
Chest Tightness
4
Chest Pain
4
Hoarseness
3
Cramping
3
GERD
3
Breathing Problems
3
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Weight Gain
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Tiredness
Dul
Sym
7
6
Anxiety
Dul
Sym
6
5
Thrush
Dul
Sym
6
6
Chest Tightness
Dul
Sym
4
4
Breathing Problems
Dul
Sym
4
3
Chest Pain
Dul
Sym
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4
Palpitations
Dul
Sym
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0
Sleep Apnea
Dul
Sym
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0
Weight Gain
Sym
Dul
7
9
Tiredness
Sym
Dul
6
7
Thrush
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Dul
6
6
Anxiety
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Dul
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6
Chest Tightness
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Dul
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Chest Pain
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Dul
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4
Hoarseness
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Dul
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Cramping
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Dul
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GERD
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Dul
3
7
Breathing Problems
Sym
Dul
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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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asthma meds-dulera/advair/symbacort/asmanex-had allergic...
" ...I am unable to take the standard asthma meds-dulera/advair/symbacort/asmanex-had allergic reactions to them all, ...have no choice but use Brovana twice a day and ...quit working-the meds still work... "

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I've been taking dulera which seems more effective than...
" xopenex may have fewer side effects ...with raising heart rate. I've been taking dulera which seems more effective... "
kadearing
May 29, 2015
I like dulera better, too, but my doctor says they are all the same.

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15 pounds but have an enormous appetite since using Dulera...
" I have also gained about 15 pounds but have an enormous appetite since using Dulera. It does seem to prevent ...the extra weight. Advair and... "

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seems to work better than symbicort and I have...
" I went back to dulera but I still have wheezing.  it seems to work better than symbicort and I have less chest ...is the max dose of dulera you can... "

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and dulera seems to be the best along with singulair......
" I've tried advair, symbicort, dulera and dulera seems to be the best along with singulair... I think spiriva helps and I'm not sure if I have COPD I... "

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 ...higher. I am also taking Spiriva... "

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to use about 5 min. before you use your symbicort. Best of...
" ...currently on Symicort 160/4.5, they switched me to that from Dulera. It took about a week ...pro-air, to use about 5 min. before you use your symbicort. Best of... "

and coughing up flem. Should I switch back to dulera
" ...was taking Dylera and asthma was under control and I was finally ...getting my life back. Dr. switched me to Symbicort bc I m now pregnant ...have gone down, I feel congested and... "
kadearing
May 29, 2015
I've had the same experience.

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asthma meds. I've tried Symbicort too, but still often...
" THIS sounds like a much better treatment plan for me than using Dulera or any of these new combination asthma meds. I've tried Symbicort too, but still often end up needing my albuterol. I know a... "

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