Inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta-adrenergic agonists are both parts of a class of medicines called long-acting beta-adrenergic agonists, and SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG combines Budesonide with Formoterol to create an effective combination of these medications. This medicine is used to treat symptoms of asthma (a condition where the airways narrow, swell and produce excess mucus and cause difficulty breathing) such as wheezing in adults and children (over the age of 6).
It is also recommended that patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema) take SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG to treat symptoms, reduce flare ups of respiratory difficulties, and to reduce flare ups. The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing difficulties. SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4 is used to treat these symptoms.
The use of 5 160MCG as a rescue therapy for acute bronchospasm episodes or to relieve the acute symptoms of bronchospasm should not be recommended.
If you have acute symptoms of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG should not be taken. Asthma must be adequately controlled by low or medium doses of inhaled corticosteroids when the symptoms of asthma are acutely severe. In patients with liver impairment, fits, thyroid problems, or diabetes, SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG should be used with caution. You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG.
A cautionary approach should be taken when using SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG in children (under the age of 6 years of age), and with caution in children (over 6 years of age). It is also important to exercise caution with elderly patients, especially those with heart diseases, especially those who are 65 years of age or older.
You may be advised by your doctor to perform certain respiratory tests before you begin using SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG so that you can determine the severity of your respiratory disorder as well as how well your lungs are moving. As a result of the use of SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG, some of the common side effects include throat pain and irritation, flu, nasal congestion, fungal infections (thrush) in the mouth and throat, headaches, and vomiting. If any of these symptoms worsen, you should consult your doctor immediately.
For example, Symbicort is used intreating
- Reduces the frequency and severity of symptoms associated with Asthma
- Used for long-term treatment of patients with COPD (to reduce symptoms and exacerbations)
How will Symbicort inhalation work
Formoterol is a combination of budesonide and turbuhaler which is a bronchodilant that helps to decrease inflammation in the lungs, and budesonide helps to decrease inflammation in the lungs. Budesonide works in the lungs to reduce inflammation, and formoterol works as a bronchodilator that relaxes the muscles around the airways in the lungs. In addition to helping to relieve breathing problems due to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, they also prevent symptoms like wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.
Instructions for use
Please follow the instructions provided by your doctor regarding the use of SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG. It should only be taken by inhalation. Shake the SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG thoroughly before using. After you have exhaled, place the mouthpiece gently between your lips. Inhale forcefully and deeply through the mouthpiece, and hold your breath for a few seconds. Close your lips over the mouthpiece and exhale for a few seconds.
If you want to breath out again, you need to take the mouthpiece out of your mouth. If you use SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG after each dose, rinse your mouth with water and spit out the water. Do not swallow this water. Make sure you avoid eye contact as much as possible. Depending on your age and the severity of the disease condition, your doctor will determine the correct dosage, duration, and time for you.
Possible side effects
- Pain in the throat
- Respiratory tract infections
- Common cold
- Sinus inflammation
- Bronchial tube inflammation
- Lower back pain
- Mouth and tongue fungal infection
- Nausea and vomiting
If you experience any of the following side effects while taking SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG, stop using it immediately and consult your doctor right away.
- Worsening of your breathing problems or have sudden wheezing
- Signs of heart problems such as chest pain, increased blood pressure, fast and irregular heartbeat
- Severe headache
- Tremor and nervousness
- Worsening of fungal infection in your mouth or throat
- Signs of pneumonia or other lung diseases such as increase in sputum production, change in mucus colour, fever, chills, increased cough and increased breathing problems
- Signs of serious allergic reactions such as rashes, hives, swelling of the face, mouth, and tongue along with breathing problems
- Slow growth in children
- Eye problems including glaucoma and cataracts
- Signs of swelling of blood vessels in patients suffering from asthma such as feeling of tingling or pricking sensation or numbness in your arms or legs, flu like symptoms, rashes, pain and swelling of the sinuses
- Signs of decreased blood potassium levels (hypokalemia) such as constipation, muscle damage, tiredness
- Increased blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia)
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
The use of SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG during pregnancy should be done with caution only if it is considered to be clearly necessary, and you should consult your doctor before taking it.
Patients with liver impairment should use SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG with caution. Consult your doctor before using SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG if you have problems with your liver.
There is no doubt that SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG is a safe medicine to use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients found within it, such as budesonide or formoterol.
During a period of severe asthmatic symptoms or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG is not recommended for use. Moreover, it is strongly recommended that patients whose asthma is adequately controlled by low or medium dose inhaled corticosteroids as well as those who are experiencing acute bronchospasm should not use SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG.
Those receiving SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG should use it with caution. Consult your physician before taking SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG if you have active or quiescent tuberculosis infections of the respiratory tract.
A patient with heart problems, especially coronary insufficiency (insufficient blood flowing through one or more coronary arteries), irregular heartbeat or high blood pressure, should be careful when taking SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG. The use of SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG should be consulted with your doctor first.
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions before taking SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG:
- Insulin resistance
- Autoimmune disease
- Viral, bacterial, or fungal infection
- Chicken pox or measles
Children ages under six years of age should not be given SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG due to a lack of safety and effectiveness. Children and adolescents over six years old should be given this medicine with caution since it has not been shown to be safe or effective. SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG may be monitored by the child’s doctor while the child is taking it. Consult with your child’s doctor if you need advice on the use of this medicine for children.
In elderly patients (65 years and older) with heart diseases, SIMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG should be used with caution. Consult your doctor for more information prior to taking SIMBICORT TURBUHALER 4.5 160MCG.
Interactions between drugs are a common cause of adverse effects.
If you are taking any of the following medicines before you use SYMBICORT TURBUHALER 5 160MCG, you should tell your doctor before use:
- Drugs used in the treatment of Asthma and COPD
- Anti-inflammatory drugs
- Blood pressure lowering medications
- Fungal infections
- Bacterial infections