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Serevent vs. Symbicort for Asthma

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Serevent

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Other Names: Salmeterol   Serevent Diskus

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 2,601 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
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Salmeterol is a long-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist medication that is currently prescribed for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). It is currently available as a proprieta... Read more on Wikipedia
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 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.
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December 12, 2013
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What patients are saying about Serevent vs. Symbicort

154 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and had an allergic reaction to symbicort- so oxis was a...
...suffer from side effects of serevent but it just didn't work for me. I can't take accuhalers/turbohalers effectively, and had an allergic reaction to symbicort- so oxis was a no...
switched me from serevent to symbicort. I have noticed...
...gain My doc just switched me from serevent to symbicort. I have noticed an incredible increase in my apetite. I am also gaining weight. I ...your...
else work better than symbicort? symbicort doesn't...
...chest tightness, wheezing, ...terrible! Does serevent or something else work better than symbicort? symbicort doesn't seem to help that much and I take albuterol through...
on Symbicort, telling me that was the best medication for...
...years. BUT when I had to change doctors six months ago, the new one took me off of Serevent and put me on Symbicort, telling me that was the best medication for ...and switched from Symbicort. t...
you. I'm now on the symbicort 400/12, coughing like a...
...with serevent 50mcg recently and yes your right, the serevent does look like pac-man! hehe. I found that it left a nasty powdery taste in my mouth afterwards ...I'm now on the symbicort 400/12,...
me trying Symbicort as they have have good results...
...ones I use now are Serevent and Salbutamol. ...see the nurse and did a spirometry test, I sounded so wheezy it was unreal. She did recommend me trying Symbicort as they have have good results w...
way of using the combination inhaler seems a really good...
...would be much good on Serevent alone! Symbicort sounds appealing - ...think in preference to Symbicort. The Smart trial way of using the combination inhaler seems a really good...
taking. I was put on Symbicort 400/12, Montelukast 10mg and...
...on beclaforte 250 and serevent until the middle ...was taking. I was put on Symbicort 400/12, Montelukast 10mg and fluticasone 125mcg and my asth...
Saying that, I am a big fan of Symbicort so can recommend...
...the forum. If your asthma is controlled on the flixotide and serevent then I think that is ...a change? Saying that, I am a big fan of Symbicort so can recommend it if...
works for you with no unpleasant side effects then...
...work the best but the Serevent in Advair (or any long acting bronchodilator) can cause the rapid heartbeat or ...last few days. If the Symbicort works for you with no unpleasant side effects th...
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