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can I use symbicort and breo at the same time

A 85-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: Not recommended Because BREO and Symbicort are just different versions of the same combinations of two medications . A corticosteroid ( Cortizone type ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
They are similiar: Keep in mind that these are similiar inhalers, they both contain an inhaled steroid. the breo in addition contains a long acting brohchodilator. Eac ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: They can be used together.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Check with md: Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is a "controller" and must be used daily. If your symptoms are "intermittent" you may want to discuss this with ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes. Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is a combination of a steroid and a bronchodilator. The steroid can HAV a side effect of shakiness. Discuss ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: If it was prescribed that way and it is needed. Some of the meds you mentioned are to be taken daily , some are as needed.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pulmonologist: If you have not seen a pulmonologist that may be a good next step for you. Take care.
A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Very similar: as long as the steroid portion is bio-equivalent.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: In the usual therapeutic doses, Symbicort should not cause any medically significant immune impairment. Although one may get a throat fungus if the ... Read More

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