Emphysema

49,322
Discussions
Share your experience
Emphysema is a long-term, progressive disease of the lungs that primarily causes shortness of breath. In people with emphysema, the ti...
Read on Wikipedia
Common Emphysema treatments discussed around the web
Spiriva 570
Advair 447
Last Update February 12, 2016
49,322 conversations around the web about Emphysema to help you make a decision
Share your experience

Spiriva vs Symbicort for Emphysema

Spiriva
VS.
Symbicort
Other name: Tiotropium Bromide Tiotropium Bromide
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol Budesonide-Formoterol
Satisfaction Score
?
2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Emphysema
2.5
Concern level
3.2
Helpfulness
for Emphysema
3.5
Concern level
3.4
9,725
Discussions around the web
Discussions
11,699
Discussions around the web
Discussions
Taken for:
by discussions around the web
COPD
Asthma*
Emphysema
Chronic Bronchitis
* Off label
Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Asthma
COPD
Emphysema
Method of use:
Inhalation
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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...
Read on Wikipedia
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...
Read on Wikipedia
Top Concerns
Spi
Weight Gain
7
Dry Mouth
6
Depression
4
Breathing Problems
3
Diabetes
3
Heart Attack
2
Palpitations
2
Itching
2
Dizzy
2
Tachycardia
2
Top Concerns
Sym
Weight Gain
8
Tiredness
8
Thrush
7
Anxiety
6
Chest Tightness
5
Chest Pain
4
GERD
4
Cramping
4
Hoarseness
4
Breathing Problems
4
Compare concerns
By:
Spiriva
Spi
Symbicort
Sym
Weight Gain
Spi
Sym
7
${otherConcern.score}
Dry Mouth
Spi
Sym
6
${otherConcern.score}
Depression
Spi
Sym
4
${otherConcern.score}
Breathing Problems
Spi
Sym
3
${otherConcern.score}
Diabetes
Spi
Sym
3
${otherConcern.score}
Heart Attack
Spi
Sym
2
${otherConcern.score}
Palpitations
Spi
Sym
2
${otherConcern.score}
Itching
Spi
Sym
2
${otherConcern.score}
Dizzy
Spi
Sym
2
${otherConcern.score}
Tachycardia
Spi
Sym
2
${otherConcern.score}
Weight Gain
Sym
Spi
8
${otherConcern.score}
Tiredness
Sym
Spi
8
${otherConcern.score}
Thrush
Sym
Spi
7
${otherConcern.score}
Anxiety
Sym
Spi
6
${otherConcern.score}
Chest Tightness
Sym
Spi
5
${otherConcern.score}
Chest Pain
Sym
Spi
4
${otherConcern.score}
GERD
Sym
Spi
4
${otherConcern.score}
Cramping
Sym
Spi
4
${otherConcern.score}
Hoarseness
Sym
Spi
4
${otherConcern.score}
Breathing Problems
Sym
Spi
4
${otherConcern.score}
Back
About Spiriva
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...
Read on Wikipedia
Read more about:
Spiriva
About Symbicort
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...
Read on Wikipedia
Read more about:
Symbicort
Your Saved Posts ()
content loaded dynamically
Filter
Filters:
Gender
Role
Age
All
We found 1,268 discussions
?
and Symbicort have helped me a great deal.Your last sent...
| www.patient.co.uk
" 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... "

?
so much. For the past 2 years I've had extreme exhaustion,...
| www.drugs.com
" ...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... "

?
spiriva? I have gained weight on symbicort will spiriva do...
| www.drugs.com
" 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... "

?
es I use Symbicort and I find it absolutely great. I use S...
| www.drugs.com
" 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... "

?
nd take Symbicort (which is effective after twenty minutes b...
| healthunlocked.com
" Spiriva and symbicort We were told ...Wait ten minutes and take Symbicort (which is effective after twenty minutes but ...then twenty minutes after take Spiriva (which is effective after two hours). Trial... "

?
me on symbicort and spiriva as per damage to my lungs etc.....
| boards.insessiontrials.com
" ...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...
| blf.healthunlocked.com
" ...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... "

?
one of the side effects of symbicort and spiriva! And ive h...
| www.mdjunction.com
" ...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...
| copdforum.portalone.us
" 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... "

?
ventolin, spiriva and symbicort the only side effect with...
| healthunlocked.com
" ...had a shock! I've had COPD for only two years so it's still new to me, but what I do is stay on top and take control. I take ventolin, spiriva and symbicort the only side effect with me is a dry... "

  • The information reflected here is dependent upon the correct functioning of our algorithm. From time-to-time, our system might experience bugs or glitches that affect the accuracy or correct application of mathematical algorithms. We will do our best to update the site if we are made aware of any malfunctioning or misapplication of these algorithms. We cannot guarantee results and occasional interruptions in updating may occur. Please continue to check the site for updated information.
  • The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.
Treato does not review third-party posts for accuracy of any kind, including for medical diagnosis or treatments, or events in general. Treato does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Usage of the website does not substitute professional medical advice.
Treato does not provide medical advice, diagnoses or treatment. Services are ranked based on reviews gathered from around the web and may refer to different aspects of each service (Price, waiting time, general satisfaction, etc.) Treato does not guarantee any specific rate or promotion. In addition, prices for some services provided by the listed Telehealth companies may vary, please check with the Telehealth site for the exact price for the desired service. Treato is not responsible for promotions validity, application of the promotion code varies among the different Telehealth sites (for example during registration flow). It is your responsibility to apply the promotion code. Treato is not responsible for content on external web sites.
Back to Signup
Please wait...