Dulera vs Symbicort for COPD

Dulera
(Rx)
Symbicort
(Rx)
Dulera is an asthma / COPD medication.
Symbicort is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for COPD
3.8
Concern level
2.0
Approval Date
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June 22, 2010
July 21, 2006
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,152 Discussions
12,014 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
Dulera is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for Emphysema
Symbicort is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dul
Weight Gain
8
Tiredness
7
Anxiety
6
Thrush
6
GERD
5
Sleep Apnea
4
Chest Tightness
4
Insomnia
3
Shaking
3
Palpitations
3
Sym
Weight Gain
6
Thrush
5
Anxiety
4
Chest Tightness
4
Chest Pain
3
Hoarseness
3
Cramping
3
Palpitations
3
Insomnia
3
Sore Throat
3
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Dulera
Dul
Symbicort
Sym
Weight Gain
Dul
Sym
8
6
Tiredness
Dul
Sym
7
0
Anxiety
Dul
Sym
6
4
Thrush
Dul
Sym
6
5
GERD
Dul
Sym
5
0
Sleep Apnea
Dul
Sym
4
0
Chest Tightness
Dul
Sym
4
4
Insomnia
Dul
Sym
3
3
Shaking
Dul
Sym
3
0
Palpitations
Dul
Sym
3
3
Weight Gain
Sym
Dul
6
8
Thrush
Sym
Dul
5
6
Anxiety
Sym
Dul
4
6
Chest Tightness
Sym
Dul
4
4
Chest Pain
Sym
Dul
3
0
Hoarseness
Sym
Dul
3
0
Cramping
Sym
Dul
3
0
Palpitations
Sym
Dul
3
3
Insomnia
Sym
Dul
3
3
Sore Throat
Sym
Dul
3
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Dulera during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Symbicort during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dulera and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Symbicort and alcohol.
Method of use
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Inhalation
Inhalation
Dosages
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Aerosol: 100-5 mcg/actuation, 200-5 mcg/actuation
Aerosol: 80-4.5 mcg/actuation, 160-4.5 mcg/actuation
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate
Budesonide/Formoterol Fumarate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dulera and Symbicort: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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