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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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Prednisone vs Symbicort

Prednisone
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Other name: Deltasone Deltasone
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol Budesonide-Formoterol
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2.8
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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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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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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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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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re you on? i took prednisone 20mg day for 2 weeks and w...
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" ...are you on? i took prednisone 20mg day for 2 weeks ...weeks ago I was prescribed a course of Prednisolone,for the lasttwo weeks I have been on a Symbicort Turbhaler I have gained nearly a stone in weight... "

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been taking antibiotics, prednisone, symbicort, breathing...
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" ...of May. I've been taking antibiotics, prednisone, symbicort, breathing treatments every ...have not gotten better. I went to my Pulmonary doctor yesterday and was given more prednisone and symbicort. I... "

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I live alone and take pred only when I need a boost...
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" ...I live alone and take pred only when I need a ...tolerate side effects. Nasty stuff. Symbicort seems to be a better... "

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ribs. I feel better after taking HC and prednisone at...
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" Hi I've been on symbicort/proventil singulair for my asthma for ...cramps in my lower ribs.  I feel better after taking HC and prednisone at 10mg/day for 1 month.  What ...licorice root but doesn't seem to... "

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with Divine, I also hate prednisone and will do anything to...
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" ...with Divine, I also hate prednisone and will do anything to ...tried the Nebulizer? I have Asthma and COPD so I ...for both, I also use Symbicort. Talk to your Doc and... "

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ter that, I got a nebulizer, which has helped me tr...
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" ...you should see your Doctor and ask about going on prednisone. Several years ago, I ...me. I was also taking Symbicort, but I needed prednisone ...needed anither course of prednisone. After that, I got... "

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ack on Prednisone. I hate this medicine so much it gives m...
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" prednisone again Well just got back from the doctor's. He put me back on Prednisone. I hate this medicine so much it gives me all sorts of side effects. He also put me on Symbicort which I have... "

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ay 40mg course of Pred. It helped a little but tonight I fee...
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" ...and was reduced from 400/12 Symbicort to 200/6 last autumn without experiencing problems. This last month has been awful though since a bad cold and last week I ...5 day 40mg course of Pred. It helped a... "

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and chronic fatigue with asthma even after taking Symbicort...
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" I've been having breathing problems and chronic fatigue with asthma even after taking Symbicort and singulair... "

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lung biposy... i was on prednisone for a couple of months.....
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" ...a lung biposy... i was on prednisone for a couple of months.. ...now on im only using an inhaler (symbicort) but every morning as soon as i open my eyes, my cough starts... and it keeps going for more... "

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