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Serevent vs Symbicort

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Symbicort
Other name: Salmeterol (Salmeterol)
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
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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...
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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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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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Post from
www.asthma.org.uk
nd had an allergic reaction to symbicort- so oxis was a n...
" ...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... "

witched me from serevent to symbicort. I have noticed a...
" Symbicort Weight gain My doc just switched me from serevent to symbicort. I have noticed an incredible ...increase in my apetite. I am also gaining... "

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lse work better than symbicort? symbicort doesn't s...
" I have bad chest tightness, wheezing, lungs burning just ...year ago, so terrible! Does serevent or something else work better than symbicort? symbicort doesn't seem to help that... "

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and more effective. After 6 months I had gained 20 pounds...
" I was on Serevent (non-steroid) for 10 years and did fine.  My new doctor decided Symbicort would be safer and more effective. After 6 months I had gained 20 pounds.  I changed to Spriiva... "

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www.ohbaby.co.nz
mbicort soon! That's what I'm on and it's great. I didn't li...
" ...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 ...cough heaps too. I don't have any problems on Symbicort and hardly need to... "

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tried symbicort and got palpitations, but my friend i...
" ...125 Hi tpliverpool, I tried symbicort and got palpitations, but my friend is ...weeks ago I was given FOSTAIR, but I thought I ...tried seretide, but I tried serevent once and that didn't suit... "

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I'm now on the symbicort 400/12, coughing like a troo...
" ...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 ...combination helps you. I'm now on the symbicort 400/12,... "

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

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of Serevent and put me on Symbicort, telling me that was...
" ...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 ...a week ago and switched from Symbicort. to Spiriva which... "

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taking. I was put on Symbicort 400/12, Montelukast 10mg and...
" I was on beclaforte 250 and serevent until the middle of last ...steroids I was taking. I was put on Symbicort 400/12, Montelukast 10mg and fluticasone... "

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