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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 18,928 Prednisone 15,986 Ventolin 13,003
672,998 conversations around the web about Asthma to help you make a decision
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Prednisone
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Symbicort
Other name: Deltasone (Deltasone)
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
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9 / 10
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451,074
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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
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Symbicort
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Weight Gain
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5
Withdrawal
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2
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Sym
1
0
High Blood Pressure
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Sym
1
0
Bone Loss
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1
0
Stomach Problems
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1
0
Not Sleeping
Pre
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1
0
Blood Clots
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1
0
Increased Appetite
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1
0
Addiction
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1
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Weight Gain
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5
9
Tiredness
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4
0
Thrush
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4
0
Anxiety
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Pre
3
0
Chest Tightness
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3
0
Chest Pain
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2
0
Cramping
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2
0
Hoarseness
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2
0
GERD
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2
0
Breathing Problems
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2
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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 again Well just got back from the doctor's. He put me back on Prednisone. I hate this medicine so much it gives ...of side effects. He also put me on Symbicort which I have never... "

" ...was reduced from 400/12 Symbicort to 200/6 last autumn without experiencing problems. This last month has been awful though since a bad cold and last week ...40mg course of Pred. It helped a lit... "

" ...a few round of prednisone and symbicort inhaler along ...I am still using the symbicort inhaler and the singulair. It seems I always seem to need the prednisone to really feel good. Anyone els... "

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www.asthma.org.uk
" ...by the RBH. I am now down to 15mg Pred but reduce very slowly. One mg ...significant improvement. I also use Symbicort 400 3 times a ...anything - its only when I stop or lower the pred that... "

" ...majorly, so my doctor put me on 10mg prednisone for 8 days, while at the same time putting me on Symbicort (and also at ...me to get thrush, even though I was rinsing my mouth after symbicort. I... "

" ...effects? I haven't had any side effects at all using Symbicort. I've been rinsing my mouth after using my Symbicort. It's working & opening ...I hate Prednisone not good for you. My... "

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www.inspire.com
" ...sep.2013....then took prednisone ...it helped a lot ...were terrible...I'm now on symbicort...and alvesco...plus stomach ...prednisone unfortunately when you go off prednisone side effects... "

" ...also take symbicort, I get along ...I was having to take the prednisone packet about every month ...pulmonologist who determined that I had asthma. So far the symbicort has worked very well,... "

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" ...him, he knows that I know when to use it. Symbicort has been keeping me quite healthy, and I have a 3 month supply at any given time. But between the hot humid weather and the virus/cold/crud,... "

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www.asthma.org.uk
" ...got worse after starting Symbicort, but I'd previously had good control with Seretide but ...and fro-ing was put on Symbicort but I've never ...than I've found Symbicort doesnt work too good ... "

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