Symbicort Coupon - Symbicort 120 doses of 160mcg/4.5mcg inhaler

Budesonide / Formoterol

Symbicort (budesonide/formoterol) is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. It is slightly less popular than other comparable drugs.There are currently no generic alternatives to Symbicort.

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Symbicort Coupon - Symbicort 120 doses of 160mcg/4.5mcg inhaler

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Symbicort Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or get worse. Do not use this medicine more than every 12 hours.

NEVER use this medicine for an acute asthma or COPD attack. You should use your short-acting rescue inhalers for this purpose. If your symptoms get worse or if you need your short-acting inhalers more often, call your doctor right away.

This medicine may increase your risk of getting an infection. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are around anyone with measles or chickenpox, or if you develop sores or blisters that do not heal properly.


Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Body aches or pain



difficulty with breathing

ear congestion



loss of voice

muscle aches

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones


sore throat

stuffy or runny nose

tightness of the chest

unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

Bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine


cough producing mucus


difficult, burning, or painful urination

dryness of the throat

fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

frequent urge to urinate

general feeling of discomfort or illness


joint pain

loss of appetite

lower back or side pain


noisy breathing

shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet


sore mouth or tongue

stomach pain


tender, swollen glands in the neck

trembling or shaking of the hands or feet

trouble with sleeping

trouble with swallowing

voice changes


white patches in the mouth or on the tongue


Blurred vision


decreased urine

dizziness or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position

dry mouth

enlarged pupils


flushed, dry skin

fruit-like breath odor

increased hunger

increased sensitivity of the eyes to light

increased sweating, possibly with fever or cold, clammy skin

increased thirst

increased urination

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

muscle cramps


numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips

pounding in the ears


severe chest pain

severe headache

slow, fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

stiff or sore neck

unexplained weight loss

Incidence not known


decreased vision

eye pain

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue


Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Arm, back, or jaw pain

chest pain or discomfort

darkening of the skin


mental depression

rapid, deep breathing


skin rash

stomach cramps

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Stomach discomfort

Less common


difficulty with moving



muscle spasms or stiffness

pain in the arms or legs

stomach upset

swollen joints


Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste

change in taste

deep or fast breathing with dizziness


hives or welts, itching skin


large, flat, blue, or purplish patches in the skin

numbness in the feet, hands, and around the mouth

redness of the skin

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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