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.
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- Reduces the frequency and severity of symptoms associated with Asthma
- Used for long-term treatment of patients with COPD (to reduce symptoms and exacerbations)