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Budesonide and formoterol are two medicines that are used for a long period of time to treat asthma. However, their combination will not relieve an asthma attack that has already started .

Budesonide belongs to the family of medicines known as corticosteroids (cortisone-like medicines). It works by preventing ... continue

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Overall, 89% (576 Members) find Symbicort helpful

Symbicort Reviews

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it works
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Seems to help
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Some days better than others
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Works, but still have to be convinced it is better than Advair ..
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Only used for severe attacks/triggers
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I use a scheduled nebulizer formulation several times a day. I use this to maintain my schedule when I can't use the nebulizer. Works well but tends to be more sensitive to 'over-dose'.
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works alot better
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Works well for me. Felt immediate relief from rescue inhaler need. When started was in rescue phase every 3 hours. After start and now rescue use varies but avg few times a month.
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Works great, but it gives me a hacky cough, and a terrible taste in my mouth all day long. Also, since it began to make my voice rough, I stpped using it, and only use it whenever necessary (like when I feel I am having a little bit of suffocation).
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  1. Discussion: Symbicort and Hairloss
    Aw sorry about that. Biotin is a B vitamin that is sometimes referred to as vitamin H or vitamin B7. Maybe you can eat the foods that are rich in Bi... [More]
  2. Discussion: Symbicort and Hairloss
    Thanks. I've actually was on biotin a couple of years ago and it gave me some other unwanted side effects, so I stopped taking it. I wish I could t... [More]
  3. Discussion: Symbicort and Hairloss
    I am on Symbicort for years an I don't have a problem. Many things cause hair loss. Try taking some Biotin daily, Mm Podiatrist put me on 5,000m... [More]
  4. Discussion: Symbicort and Hairloss
    A few months after starting Symbicort 4 years ago, I have been losing hair and I feel Symbicort is the cause. I was wondering if anyone else has expe... [More]
  5. Discussion: Side Effects to Symbicort.
    wow never heard of such side effects from symbicort. Thanks for the info! [More]