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Dulera vs. Symbicort for Asthma

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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Janet
March 5, 2014
Janet wrote
Questing full dosage for Mild asthma
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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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By dan
December 12, 2013
dan wrote
symbacort
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By Steph
November 9, 2013
Steph wrote
advair diskus
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By Joanne
August 7, 2013
Joanne wrote
New to Dulera
I too appreciate these post. I have copd and have been on oxygen for 3yrs. I have been using Advair 2x's a day and Spiriva1 X's a day for yrs. My insurance won't pay for my Advair any more and suggested I use Dulera. I am afraid to use a new treatment so reading these have helped. Again, thanks for your imput.
pamela  |  February 6, 2014
I was prescribed Singulair by my ENT, because I wanted to try something I thought would be a "lighter" form of treatment other than Dulera; after 3 days my skin was feeling as though it was hot, then cold, and being scraped by pins! Also, the dreams I had were vivid and very strange, and I was extremely agitated. So, I am now in the process of making myself try the Dulera, hoping it will work and I won't be allergic!
Lynn Eaton  |  December 30, 2013
I was given Dulera over 3 weeks ago, and I am afraid to use it. I have a mild asthma, whistling and a little wheezing at night. One doctor told me he controlled his without meds, and I am so fearful, wishing I wasnt' this way... I am glad to see the positive comments about the drug.
Lynn Eaton  |  December 27, 2013
Thank you for posting. I am beginning Dulera this evening for the first time. I have been on Qvar and its not been helping much. So have been on breathing treatments and now beginning Dulera and stopping Qvar. Will post when I have used for a week. Thanks.
Mrs. L.V. Bontrager  |  October 19, 2013
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By JJ
July 31, 2013
JJ wrote
side effects of ICS therapy
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What patients are saying about Dulera vs. Symbicort

71 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
yrs I know the dulera is helped me this summer. I hte to...
...they dont Everybody I have talk to said the symbicort os good . I thik our bodies getimmune othis medication after soo many yrs I know the dulera is helped me this summer. I hte to see you...
very mild COPD, but I like Dulera.  I was taking Qvar, but...
...mild COPD, but I like Dulera.  I was taking Qvar, ...  I've never taken Symbicort, but I do know ...assistance program.  Your doctor may also have samples to give to you.  Symbicort is manufa...
put on Dulera today to replace Symbicort and Alvesco. I...
Was put on Dulera today to replace Symbicort and Alvesco. I was reading up on the drug and it sounds like...
rate. I've been taking dulera which seems more effective...
...raising heart rate. I've been taking dulera which seems more effective than symbicort. I also try to avoid...
I use Dulera, and have used Symbicort. Like...
...Dulera, and have used Symbi...
treatment plan for me than using Dulera or any of these new...
...of sterile saline. This helps to ...my airway. 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 ...
I told him the symbicort he gave me made my MG symptoms...
...the symbicort he gave me ...stopped. He gave me another to try {Dulera}, I took 2 puffs in his office, I had trouble driving home, finally got home and crashed for 4 hours. I am now feeling weak...
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...
Symbicort or Dulera. I too have allergy induced asthma and...
Flovent is a good inhaled coricosteroid. If anything, maybe J needs to be bumped up to a combo maintenance inhaler like Advair, Symbicort or Dulera. I too have allergy induced asthma and a...
the difference between symbicort and dulera? dulera is just...
What is the difference between symbicort and dulera? dulera is just 4 asthma, and symbicort is 4 copd and asthma ...in it which can cause pneumonia..dulera opens the 2 main oppenents...
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