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Emphysema is a long-term, progressive disease of the lungs that primarily causes shortness of breath. In people with emphysema, the ti...
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Spiriva 433 Advair 380 Symbicort 146
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Spiriva vs Symbicort for Emphysema

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Symbicort
Other name: Tiotropium Bromide (Tiotropium Bromide)
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol (Budesonide-Formoterol)
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Tiotropium bromide (International Nonproprietary Name) is a long-acting, 24 hour, anticholinergic bronchodilator used in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Tiotropium bromide capsules for inhalation are co-promoted by Boehrin...
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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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Dry Mouth
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Depression
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Breathing Problems
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Diabetes
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Heart Attack
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Itching
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Lung Cancer
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Dizzy
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Tiredness
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Tiotropium bromide (International Nonproprietary Name) is a long-acting, 24 hour, anticholinergic bronchodilator used in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Tiotropium bromide capsules for inhalation are co-promoted by Boehrin...
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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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and Symbicort have helped me a great deal.Your last sent...
" I have emphysema and Spiriva and Symbicort have helped me a great deal. Your last sentence ...keep on smoking!      Emphysema can be diagnosed with a ...don't have asthma, you have emphysema.  It may... "

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so much. For the past 2 years I've had extreme exhaustion,...
" ...other than the puffers? I've been taking Spiriva for years, and it helps. I was given Symbicort and it helped at 1st, but then not so much. For the past 2 years I've had extreme exhaustion, and I... "

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spiriva? I have gained weight on symbicort will spiriva do...
" Which works better symbicort or spiriva? I have gained weight on symbicort will spiriva do the same? I was lead to understand that symbicort is used as a asthma ...! You mentioned does spiriva gain... "

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es I use Symbicort and I find it absolutely great. I use S...
" Has anyone used Symbicort who has emphysema? What were their results? Yes I use Symbicort and I find it absolutely great. I use Spiriva in the morning... "

me on symbicort and spiriva as per damage to my lungs etc.....
" ...breathing has improved.. I have copd and my breathing has improved so much that ive been able to stop 2 of my copd meds, tho docs keep me on symbicort and spiriva as per damage to... "

and also have bouts of what my GP has said is urticaria...
" ...worked to relieve the itching, I too am on brycanyl, spiriva and symbicort and also have bouts of what my GP has said is urticaria and it drives me ...and coming of the pred did nothing to lessen the... "

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one of the side effects of symbicort and spiriva! And ive h...
" ...me...UTI is one of the side effects of symbicort and spiriva! And ive had one now all this mth and get them every 2 mths...im on my 4th lot of antis.. Im bloody sick of ir... "

e take Symbicort only once a day. It works as soon as I tak...
" Symbicort at night I've been using Spiriva for almost a year. And it works really well. After several ...see the benefit of taking Symbicort at night. Does anyone take Symbicort only once a day. It... "

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when I was switched to Symbicort I had an anaphylactic...
" ...other patients (besides me) had complained to him about the weight gain on Spiriva and he asked those ...because when I was switched to Symbicort I had an anaphylactic ...be allergic to and Spiriva is very... "

re supposed to use Symbicort and Onbreze(Arcapta) since they...
" ...you. I also take Spiriva but I don't see how it has helped my breathing as much as it has stopped the coughing, really dried me up. ...think you're supposed to use Symbicort and Onbreze(Arcapta) since... "

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