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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 19,136 Prednisone 16,194 Ventolin 13,073
677,920 conversations around the web about Asthma to help you make a decision
677,920 conversations around the web about Asthma to help you make a decision
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Serevent
VS.
Symbicort
Other name: Salmeterol (Salmeterol)
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
5 / 10
Satisfaction
9 / 10
Satisfaction
2,895
Discussions around the web
Discussions
8,636
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Asthma
COPD
Emphysema
Taken for:
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Asthma
COPD
Emphysema
Method of use:
Inhalation
Method of use:
Inhalation
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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...
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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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Thrush
4
Cramping
4
Tiredness
4
Depression
4
Anxiety
4
Diabetes
3
GERD
3
Chest Tightness
3
Hoarseness
3
Shaking
3
Top Concerns
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Weight Gain
8
Tiredness
7
Thrush
7
Anxiety
5
Chest Tightness
5
Chest Pain
4
Cramping
4
Hoarseness
4
GERD
4
Breathing Problems
3
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About Serevent
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...
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Serevent
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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Symbicort

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We found 162 discussions
Post from
www.asthma.org.uk
" ...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... "

" ...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... "

Post from
ehealthforum.com
" ...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... "

Post from
www.ohbaby.co.nz
" ...asthma, hope you can go on Symbicort soon! That's what I'm on and it's great. I didn't like Serevent either coz had to take ...heaps too. I don't have any problems on Symbicort and hardly need t... "

Post from
www.asthma.org.uk
" ...yes your right, the serevent does look like pac-man! hehe. I found that it left a nasty powdery taste in my mouth afterwards but have a ...helps you. I'm now on the symbicort 400/12, coughing ... "

" ...had asthma most of my life and ...the ones I use now are Serevent and Salbutamol. Although recently ...it was unreal. She did recommend me trying Symbicort as they have have good results wi... "

Post from
www.patient.co.uk
" ...for 2 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 ...week ago and switched from Symbicort. to Spiriva... "

Post from
www.asthma.org.uk
" ...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... "

Post from
www.asthma.org.uk
" ...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... "

" Its probably the Foradil in Symbicort as it gives me terrible cramps. Isn't Duolin the new... "

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