Symbicort is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It contains two active ingredients: budesonide, which is a corticosteroid that helps reduce inflammation in the lungs, and formoterol, which is a long-acting beta-agonist that helps relax the muscles in the airways, making it easier to breathe.
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Symbicort comes in the form of an inhaler, and it is typically taken twice a day. The dosage of Symbicort will depend on the individual’s asthma or COPD severity. The medication works by reducing inflammation in the airways and relaxing the muscles, which makes it easier to breathe. It can help prevent asthma attacks and improve lung function in people with COPD.
The main benefit of Symbicort is its ability to help manage the symptoms of asthma and COPD. By reducing inflammation in the airways and relaxing the muscles, it can make it easier for individuals with these conditions to breathe. In people with asthma, Symbicort can help prevent asthma attacks and improve lung function. In people with COPD, it can improve symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing, and wheezing. Symbicort can also be beneficial because it is a combination medication, which means it contains two active ingredients in one inhaler. This can be more convenient for individuals who need to take multiple medications to manage their asthma or COPD.
PACKAGE & DOSAGE
The dosage of Symbicort will depend on the individual’s asthma or COPD severity and their response to the medication. The usual starting dose for adults is 1 or 2 inhalations of the Symbicort inhaler twice a day, with the maximum recommended dose being 2 inhalations twice daily.
You should store Symbicort in a dry area and at room temperature (68°F to 77°F/20°C to 25°C) with the mouthpiece down. Avoid storing this medication in areas where it could be exposed to heat or open flame. Don’t expose to temperatures greater than 120°F (49°C) or the canister can burst.