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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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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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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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of the pred did nothing to lessen the itch, T...
" ...worked to relieve the itching, I too am on brycanyl, spiriva and symbicort and also have bouts of what my GP has said is urticaria and it drives me ...high long term dose of pred though and coming of the... "

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although we all seem to react well to Prednisone, you might...
" ...all unique and although we all seem to react well to Prednisone, you might ask your ...inhaler like Advair or Symbicort. The day that I started using it, my cough went away. It shouldn't work, it's... "

forum.asthma.org.uk
urse yesterday she stopped my pred abruptly and said I...
" Help problems with pred :-( ...up with my asthma nurse yesterday she stopped my pred abruptly and said I ...starting to get Wesey again I'm also on symbicort 400 ang montelukist any advice wud be great... "

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entire life. I have been on prednisone my guess is hundreds...
" ...entire life. I have been on prednisone my guess is hundreds ...am major chunky... Since my dr changed my medication to Symbicort I have had zero attacks in the last 2 years .. the only time I am on... "

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continuous usage; prednisone and symbicort can cause cu...
" ...with your blood sugar... Over weeks of continuous usage; prednisone and symbicort can cause cumulative gonadal secretion issues and decrements in testosterone concentrations..this is well... "

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CrampsMy wife has been on prednisone for 3 weeks (10mg 3...
" ...My wife has been on prednisone for 3 weeks ...inflammation. Her inhaler was switched over to symbicort so the prednisone was ...and also at night. Could this also be attributable to the prednisone ?... "

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take full course of pred and continue taking Symbicort. I...
" Symbicort Hi Melanie. You need to take full course of pred and continue taking Symbicort. I use symbicort as a reliever too. I was in Vietnam in november and actually found that it improved my... "

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chest. Was put on antibiotics and prednisone in pill form....
" ...much, I continued taking Symbicort. Headaches began, fatigue, ear congestion, horrible taste, and general poor feeling. Finally after 10 days, I got extremely sick with fever, chills, and tightening... "

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asthma. Each time Prednisone has saved my life. Being on it...
" ...my asthma. Each time Prednisone has saved my life. Being on it for ...it made me worst I was rushed to ER in respiratory distress ...Now I'm using symbicort and Singular daily and this has been a really... "

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re you on? i took prednisone 20mg day for 2 weeks and w...
" ...are you on? i took prednisone 20mg day for 2 weeks ...weeks ago I was prescribed a course of Prednisolone,for the lasttwo weeks I have been on a Symbicort Turbhaler I have gained nearly a stone in weight... "

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