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Symbicort Inhalation Powder

Symbicort Inhalation Powder

Budesonide (bu-DES-on-ide) + Formoterol (for-MOE-ter-ol)

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1 Bottle Symbicort Inhalation Powder [Budesonide & Formoterol Fumarate 10 $46.00 $46.00
3 Bottle Symbicort Inhalation Powder [Budesonide & Formoterol Fumarate 10 $43.33 $130.00
1 Bottle Symbicort Inhalation Powder [Budesonide & Formoterol Fumarate 20 $56.00 $56.00
3 Bottle Symbicort Inhalation Powder [Budesonide & Formoterol Fumarate 20 $50.00 $150.00
1 Bottle Symbicort Inhalation Powder [Budesonide & Formoterol Fumarate 40 $69.00 $69.00
3 Bottle Symbicort Inhalation Powder [Budesonide & Formoterol Fumarate 40 $68.33 $205.00
1 Unit Novolizer Dry Powder Inhalation Device $19.00 $19.00

Symbicort is a dry powder inhaler, used to treat asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in patient 12 years of age or older. Asthma is the most common chronic disease of the lungs, in which airways get narrowed cause difficulty in breathing. The symptoms of asthma include wheezing, cough, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Symptoms can range from mild to severe. This drug used only when asthma is not controlled by other medicine.

Drug Details of Symbicort

Symbicort is the combination of two active components Budesonide and Formoterol. Budesonide is a steroid that acts by reducing inflammation in the body. Formoterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways to improve breathing.

Contraindications of Symbicort

The use of this drug is contraindicated in enlisting condition.

  • Not to be used in case of severe asthma attack.
  • Used of this drug is contraindicated in patients having allergy to any of its ingredients
  • Not recommended in case of pregnancy or breast feeding.
  • Not meant for children under 12 years of age 

Symbicort Drug interaction

Avoid intake of follow drug while using Symbicort inhaler. As in combination with this category of drug the effects of this inhaler may increase of decrease.

  • Avoid intake of antibiotics such as Azithromycin, Clarithromycin, Erythromycin
  • Avoid intake of antifungal medication such as Ketoconazole or Itraconazole
  • Avoid intake of antidepressant such as amitriptyline doxepin and MAO inhibitor such as furazolidone, because in combination it may increases the effect of Formoterol on the vascular system.
  • Avoid intake of beta-blocker such carvedilol, labetalol, propranol. Because it may lead to severe bronchospasm in asthma patient.

Storage

  • Store this medicine at room temperature away from light, heat and moisture.
  • Store the inhaler with the mouthpiece down.

Dosage

How to take this drug?

Before inhaling the inhaler, the patient should release two test sprays into the air away from the face, shaking well for 5 seconds before each spray.

Symbicort dry powder inhaler to get long-term relief from asthma should be used twice in a day by the orally inhaled route only. After inhalation, the patient should rinse the mouth with water without swallowing the water.

What to do in case of Missed Dose?

Used it regularly for better effect, in case of missed dose. Skip the missed doses and resume usual programming schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up the missed dose.

What to do in case of Overdose?

Symptoms of overdose include shaking, chest discomfort, irregular heartbeat, seizures. So avoid intake of overdose of this drug, it could be harmful. 

Side effects 

Some common side effects of this drug include nose-throat irritation, suffocating nose, muscle pain, changes in voice, headache, upper respiratory tract infection, nausea, vomiting, stomach, ailment, and some serious allergic reactions including rash, hives, swelling of the face, mouth and tongue, and breathing trouble. 

Precaution

Some safety tips taken into consideration while using this Symbicort inhaler

  • This drug used only when an asthma attack is not controlled by other medicine.
  • Not to be used in case of acute asthma
  • Don’t share this medicine with others
  • Avoid contact with allergens such as dust, mould, it may severe the asthma attack.
  • Don’t use the inhaler more than recommended dose.
  • Not recommended for the patient under the age of 12 years.
  • While using this inhaler, take diet rich in calcium and do enough exercise, as long use of steroids leads to osteoporosis.

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