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Spiriva vs Symbicort

Spiriva
VS.
Symbicort
Other name: Tiotropium Bromide Tiotropium Bromide
Other name: Budesonide-Formoterol Budesonide-Formoterol
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
3.3
Concern level
3.2
Helpfulness
for Asthma
3.8
Concern level
3.4
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Method of use:
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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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Top Concerns
Spi
Weight Gain
7
Dry Mouth
6
Depression
4
Breathing Problems
3
Diabetes
3
Palpitations
2
Heart Attack
2
Itching
2
Dizzy
2
Tachycardia
2
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Weight Gain
8
Tiredness
8
Thrush
7
Anxiety
6
Chest Tightness
5
Chest Pain
4
GERD
4
Cramping
4
Hoarseness
4
Breathing Problems
4
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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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symbicort vs spiriva
| smself
Have been on symbicort for approx. 2 months. It helps quite a bit but seems to cause a sore throat.
CherylL
January 22, 2014
I take symbicort as well...for 4 years now....it is best to rinse your mouth after each dose and it will clear up.

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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... "

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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... "

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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... "

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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... "

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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... "

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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... "

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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... "

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6 weeks ago because it caused weight gain - 15 pounds over...
" I went off of Symbicort 6 weeks ago because it caused weight gain - 15 pounds over 6 months. I switched to Spiriva thinking that without the steroids of Symbicort I would be able to... "

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like to get off of symbicort, but how can I do so safely?...
" ...was taking Advair. I am also on Spirva and albuetrol inhalation for nebulizer. Since symbicort, I have gained weight, having muscle cramps, ...all the time. I would like to get off of symbicort, but how... "

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