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Symbicort 160mcg/4.5mcg Turbuhaler


Brand name – Symbicort Turbuhaler

Generic name – Budesonide/Formoterol

Manufacturer – AstraZeneca

Packaging – 1 unit per box

Delivery Time – 6 To 15 Days.

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Symbicort 160mcg/4.5mcg Turbuhaler is used for what?

Symbicort 160mcg/4.5mcg is used to control symptoms of asthma and prevent symptoms such as wheezing in children and adults from age 6 and older. COPD is a long-term chronic lung disease that includes chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both.

Symbicort 160mcg/4.5mcg can be used for long-term to improve symptoms of COPD for better breathing and to reduce the number of flare-ups.

Precautions & Warnings

One should talk to a concerned doctor before you take this medicine if you are:

  • Allergic to any of the components in this medicine
  • Have high blood pressure
  • Have an immune system problem
  • Have heart, liver, or thyroid problems
  • Have any type of viral, fungal, bacterial, or parasitic infection
  • Are exposed to chickenpox or measles


You should Inform your doctor if you are taking:

  • Over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements, or vitamins.
  • Anti-HIV or Antifungal medicines

Directions for use

  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor suggests you.
  • Symbicort comes in 2 strengths. One should take daily 2 puffs in the morning and 2 puffs in the evening about 12 hours apart.
  • Rinse your mouth with water and spit the water out after each dose of Symbicort. You should not swallow the water.
  • By mistake, if you get Symbicort in your eyes, immediately wash your eyes with normal water, if your eyes get redness or irritation persists, consult your concerned doctor.
  • Do not take too much Symbicort
  • If you miss a dose, you should take your next dose at the same time as you regularly do.
  • Do not stop any medicines used to control or treat your breathing problems

Side Effects of Symbicort 

Common Side Effects

  • Back pain
  • Throat irritation or pain
  • Inflammation of mucous membranes of the sinuses
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Sinusitis (sinus infection)
  • Nasal congestion
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Slowed growth in children
  • Thrush in mouth and throat

Serious Side Effects

  • Increased blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • Tremor, Nervousness
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Increased wheezing
  • Lower bone mineral density
  • Eye problems including cataracts and glaucoma
  • Serious allergic reactions including hives, rash, swelling of the face, mouth, or tongue, and breathing problems.
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