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Symbicort

SYMBICORT

Symbicort (Budesonide Formoterol) is indicated for the treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Symbicort

This medicine is a combination of budesonide and formoterol. Budesonide is a steroid which works by reducing the inflammation in the body, whereas formoterol is a bronchodilator. It relaxes the muscles in the airways to improve the breathing.

Composition of Symbicort:

The active component of Symbicort is budesonide, which is a corticosteroid. It is provided as a mixture of two epimers 22R and 22S. The formula of budesonide is C25H34O6 and the molecular weight is 430.5. Budesonide is a white to off-white, odorless, tasteless, powder which is practically insoluble in water and sparingly soluble in ethanol, and is freely soluble in chloroform. The second active component of this medicine is formoterol fumarate dihydrate. The formula of formoterol is C42H56N4O14 and it has a molecular weight of 840.9. It is a powder which is slightly soluble in water.

Uses of Symbicort:

This medicine is used for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is primarily used for the treatment of asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

Side- Effects of Symbicort:

Like all other medicines, Symbicort also has side effects. You need to get immediate medical help in case you have any signs of an allergic reaction. The symptoms can be difficulty in breathing, hives and swelling of face, throat, tongue or lips. Apart from these symptoms, please consult your doctor immediately if you have:

• A breathing problem

• Wheezing

• Blurred vision

• Tunnel vision

• Fever

• Body aches

• Choking

• Worsening asthma symptoms

• Unusual tiredness

• Seeing halos around lights

• Swelling of blood vessels

• Pneumonia symptoms

• Confusion

• Uneven heart rate

• Increased urination

• Muscle weakness

• Uneven heart rate

• Increased thirst

• Dry mouth

• Drowsiness

• Dry skin

• Weight loss

• Eye pain

• Nausea

• Vomiting

• Chest pain

• Cough with mucus

• Short of breath

• Slow growth in children

• Glaucoma

• Cataracts

• Osteoporosis

Also, there are a few common symptoms of Symbicort, such as white patches in the mouth, irritation in the throat post the inhaler usage, running nose, sinus pain, sore throat, back pain, headache and sneezing.

Contraindications of Symbicort:

As this medicine has multiple side effects, the doctor will check your medical history before prescribing it to you. Let the doctor know before hand in case you are allergic to this medicine or to arformoterol, or if you have any other type of allergies. It is important because this medicine may contain some inactive ingredients which can lead to allergic reactions or some other types of problem. Also, let your doctor know if you have a past record or a history of herpes, tuberculosis, heart disease, high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, seizures, eye problems, osteoporosis, liver disease, diabetes, tumor or aneurysm.

Pregnancy and Symbicort:

In case you are pregnant, please consult your doctor before you use this medicine. This medicine is found in breast milk, however no effect on the suckling child has been reported.

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