SYMBICORT Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • throat irritation
    • a sore throat
    • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
    • inflammation of the nose due to an allergy
    • stuffy nose
    • indigestion
    • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines
    • a change in voice
    • cough
    • dry mouth
    • dizziness
    • difficulty sleeping
    • headache
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • muscle tremors
    • chest pain

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • a bacterial infection of the middle ear
    • bruising under the skin
    • bronchitis
    • dry mouth
    • fainting
    • difficulty sleeping
    • fever
    • pain
    • taste impairment
    • headache
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • stomach cramps
    • bruising
    • generalized weakness
    • cramps
    • cough

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a hormone disorder where the body produces high levels of cortisol called Cushing's syndrome
    • decreased function of the adrenal gland
    • a reduction in the body's resistance to infection
    • mental problems from taking the drug
    • increased pressure in the eye
    • glaucoma, an increased pressure in the eye
    • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
    • hives
    • decreased calcification or density of bone
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • paradoxical bronchospasm
    • Churg-Strauss syndrome
    • excess body acid
    • low amount of potassium in the blood
    • high blood pressure
    • angina, a type of chest pain
    • atrial fibrillation
    • ventricular premature beats
    • abnormal heart rhythm
    • low blood pressure
    • worsening asthma
    • high blood sugar
    • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
    • fast heartbeat

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • aggressive behavior
    • contact dermatitis, a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
    • joint pain
    • flu-like symptoms
    • irritability
    • anxious feelings
    • itching
    • hives
    • low energy
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • nervousness

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