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Asthma

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Asthma is the common chronic (medicine) inflammatory disease of the bronchi characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, revers...
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Common Asthma treatments discussed around the web
Albuterol 18,946 Prednisone 16,001 Ventolin 13,007
673,330 conversations around the web about Asthma to help you make a decision
673,330 conversations around the web about Asthma to help you make a decision
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Prednisone
VS.
Symbicort
Other name: Deltasone (Deltasone)
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
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9 / 10
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451,286
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Asthma
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Prescribing mode:
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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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Top Concerns
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Weight Gain
9
Withdrawal
2
Mood Swings
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Bone Loss
1
Stomach Problems
1
Not Sleeping
1
Blood Clots
1
Increased Appetite
1
Addiction
1
Top Concerns
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Weight Gain
5
Tiredness
4
Thrush
4
Anxiety
3
Chest Tightness
3
Chest Pain
2
Cramping
2
Hoarseness
2
GERD
2
Breathing Problems
2
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Symbicort
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Weight Gain
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9
5
Withdrawal
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Sym
2
0
Mood Swings
Pre
Sym
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Pre
Sym
1
0
Bone Loss
Pre
Sym
1
0
Stomach Problems
Pre
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1
0
Not Sleeping
Pre
Sym
1
0
Blood Clots
Pre
Sym
1
0
Increased Appetite
Pre
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1
0
Addiction
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1
0
Weight Gain
Sym
Pre
5
9
Tiredness
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Pre
4
0
Thrush
Sym
Pre
4
0
Anxiety
Sym
Pre
3
0
Chest Tightness
Sym
Pre
3
0
Chest Pain
Sym
Pre
2
0
Cramping
Sym
Pre
2
0
Hoarseness
Sym
Pre
2
0
GERD
Sym
Pre
2
0
Breathing Problems
Sym
Pre
2
0
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About Prednisone
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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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 on brycanyl, spiriva and symbicort and also have bouts of what my GP has said is urticaria and it drives me ...long term dose of pred though and coming of the pred did nothing to lessen the... "

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

" 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 b... "

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" ...wife has been on prednisone for 3 ...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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" ...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 asthma and... "

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" ...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 in the chest. Was put o... "

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

" ...I live alone and take pred only when I need a ...side effects. Nasty stuff. Symbicort seems to be a better opti... "

" ...with Divine, I also hate prednisone and will do anything to ...tried the Nebulizer? I have Asthma and COPD so I ...for both, I also use Symbicort. Talk to yo... "

" ...see your Doctor and ask about going on prednisone. Several years ...was also taking Symbicort, but I ...course of prednisone. After that, I got a nebulizer, which has helped me tremend... "

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