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Dulera vs Symbicort for COPD

Dulera
VS.
Symbicort
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol Budesonide-Formoterol
Satisfaction Score
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Not at All Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for COPD
4.7
Helpfulness
for COPD
3.0
Concern level
3.4
1,077
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COPD*
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Asthma
COPD
Emphysema
Method of use:
Inhalation
Method of use:
Inhalation
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), '''chronic obst...
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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
Dul
Weight Gain
8
Tiredness
7
GERD
6
Anxiety
6
Thrush
6
Breathing Problems
5
Sleep Apnea
4
Chest Tightness
4
Insomnia
3
Shaking
3
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Weight Gain
7
Tiredness
6
Thrush
6
Anxiety
5
Chest Tightness
4
Chest Pain
4
GERD
3
Hoarseness
3
Cramping
3
Breathing Problems
3
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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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| sjogrensworld.org
" ...dizziness and chest pain. I'm on Symbicort (which helps somewhat, but when this bottle runs out, I'm going to try Dulera) and albuterol as a rescue ...the most. Have they prescribed something like... "

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eeding to visit the ER prescribed Dulera for me and it has b...
| www.drugs.com
" User Reviews for Budesonide / formoterol \"Last year my insurance company ...working very well for me) My Doctor prescribed Symbicort stating that it works just as well and ...needing to visit the ER... "

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asthma meds-dulera/advair/symbacort/asmanex-had allergic...
| www.asthmaboards.com
" ...I am unable to take the standard asthma meds-dulera/advair/symbacort/asmanex-had allergic reactions to them all, ...have no choice but use Brovana twice a day and ...quit working-the meds still work... "

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I've been taking dulera which seems more effective than...
| www.cpaptalk.com
" xopenex may have fewer side effects ...with raising heart rate. I've been taking dulera which seems more effective... "
kadearing
May 29, 2015
I like dulera better, too, but my doctor says they are all the same.

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15 pounds but have an enormous appetite since using Dulera...
| www.drugs.com
" I have also gained about 15 pounds but have an enormous appetite since using Dulera. It does seem to prevent ...the extra weight. Advair and... "

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me samples of Symbicort and it worked very well--but the...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...encouraging. My new dr. gave me samples of Symbicort and it worked very well--but the insurance company wouldn't pay. They wanted a trial of... "

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seems to work better than symbicort and I have...
| www.medhelp.org
" I went back to dulera but I still have wheezing.  it seems to work better than symbicort and I have less chest ...is the max dose of dulera you can... "

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and dulera seems to be the best along with singulair......
| www.medhelp.org
" I've tried advair, symbicort, dulera and dulera seems to be the best along with singulair... I think spiriva helps and I'm not sure if I have COPD I... "

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to Stage 4. Have been on Dulera and Spiriva. I am now on...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...into Stage 4. Have been on Dulera and Spiriva. I am now on Symbicort and Spiriva. Steroids work for... "

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previously Symbicort, makes me very hoarse (yes I rinse...
| www.healthboards.com
" My inhaled steroid, currently Dulera, previously Symbicort, makes me very hoarse (yes I rinse my mouth vigorously and brush my teeth also, immediately after puffing). It kind... "
John
June 23, 2014
I get bronchitis every Oct and June like clockwork. This time the Dr. perscribed Symbicort instead of an antibotic. I was supposed to take it for 2 weeks. On day 3 my voice started getting horse. On day four, I got a soar throat. On day 5, I started feeling a bit disoriented. On days 6 and 7, I couldn't sleep even though I took the night puffs at 6 p.m. and went to bed at 11. On day 8, I stopped taking this stuff and got a script for ceftin antibiotic. A week later the bronchitis, hoarsn

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