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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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Albuterol 19,874 Prednisone 17,032 Ventolin 13,507
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Qvar
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Symbicort
Other name: Beclomethasone Dipropionate (Beclomethasone Dipropionate)
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
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Asthma
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COPD*
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Asthma
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Emphysema
Method of use:
Inhalation
Method of use:
Inhalation
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Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Beclometasone dipropionate (International Nonproprietary Name modified) or beclomethasone dipropionate (United States Adopted Name, former British Approved Name), also referred to as beclometasone (INN), is a potent glucocorticoid steroid. In...
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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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Weight Gain
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Nightmares
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Withdrawal
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Paranoia
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Drowsy
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High Blood Pressure
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Mood Swings
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Candida
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Tiredness
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Chest Tightness
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Cramping
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GERD
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Beclometasone dipropionate (International Nonproprietary Name modified) or beclomethasone dipropionate (United States Adopted Name, former British Approved Name), also referred to as beclometasone (INN), is a potent glucocorticoid steroid. In...
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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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worked great for me but I couldn't afford it any more....
" Symbicort worked great for me but I couldn't afford it any more. They gave me qvar and it doesn't work at all. It's been over a month... can't breathe with it or without it.... "

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has switched from Qvar to Symbicort? Sorry but I could...
" ...would like to know if anyone has switched from Qvar to Symbicort? Sorry but I could ...someone had switched from Qvar to Symbicort. Perhaps ... "

of qvar...put me on symbicort.....who knows why?...
" ...any of them do me any good. new doc just took me off of qvar...put me on symbicort.....who knows why? thought spiriva had both kinds of steroids... "

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Symbicort has honestly changed my life. Also second cutting...
" Symbicort has honestly changed my life. Also second cutting down ...slept in a chair to keep me upright. Changing from QVar to Symbicort has really been the life-changing thing for me though.... "

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well on Symbicort until her chest was bad at which point...
" She did well on Symbicort until her chest was bad ...hence the switch. She takes Qvar as well at the minute.... "

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asthmatic breathing episode from this drug - immediate...
" ...a \"paradoxical\" effect from Symbicort - I experienced a frighteningly serious asthmatic breathing episode from this drug - immediately stopped using. Switched to Qvar at dr's recommendation... "

take while BFing? I'm on Symbicort and Zopenex for asthma...
" ...what meds are safe to take while BFing? I'm on Symbicort and Zopenex for asthma but will be changing to Qvar and Ventolin soon. Does anyone have any experience with... "

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symbicort was because I was initially changed to QVAR and...
" ...Hi, I recently changed to symbicort (beginning of last week ...taking singulair. The reason I was put on symbicort was because I was initially changed to QVAR and my breathing went haywire.... "

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Qvar helped with breathing (I'd had severe tightness...
" ...used inhalers. Dr. recommended Qvar 2 puffs am; 2 ...was after I couldn't tolerate Symbicort side effects. Qvar helped with breathing (I'd had severe tightness ...breath) - have used Qvar a... "

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told him the advair made me worse and the qvar does nothing....
" is Symbicort totaly different than qvar? the doctor put me ...worse and the qv... "

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