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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Symbicort inhalation.

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397 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Asthma
8/12/2014 5:12:48 PM

Reviewer: cilrogers, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I began Symbicort two months ago, and have needed my rescue inhaler maybe a half dozen times within that time. My doctor is pleased with my response to this drug since it helps loosen the secretions and makes breathing easier.

Condition: Asthma
7/30/2014 5:45:26 PM

Reviewer: scott, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Asthma
7/30/2014 11:02:39 AM

Reviewer: Marycat, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I only have 2 wks of experience to share. The first week, I was pretty much asthma free. The second week, I supplemented with albuterol. The weather was humid the second week, which is a major trigger for my asthma, so I assume that is the problem. I have only been on the medicine for 2 weeks. I am trying to investigate the potential serious impacts of formordoral on asthmatics. My Dr mentio ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma
7/30/2014 8:21:18 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am extremely sensitive to flonase nasal spray, and I feel like I may be reacting similarly to symbocort. My eye seems to change sizes, eye lashes fell out, my voice is different, hearing loss, major weight loss, EXTREME anxiety and depression have developed, body hair, back blemishes. I can only "tolerate" one puff once a day or every other- although it doesnt seem to always work. So ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Asthma
3/25/2014 1:53:54 AM

Reviewer: franny1949, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had what pulmonary physician called a "paradoxical" effect from Symbicort - I experienced a frighteningly serious asthmatic breathing episode from this drug - immediately stopped using. Switched to Qvar at dr's recommendation - had persistent pain in heart area. Threw them both out. Visited a homeopathic MD - am now using a safe homeopathic remedy for my asthma (developed two year ... Show Full Comment

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