Symbicort is a brand name of the combination inhaler based on Budesonide plus Formoterol. The generic version of the medication is the same inhaler simply made by another drug making company. The inhaler is used both for acute asthma attacks and as a preventive measure to avoid exacerbations in adults and children older than six years. The inhaler comes in different dosages and you should clarify with a pharmacist what dosage you purchase in order to be sure that you get the right one. Find out more information about the inhaler proper use from our guide below.
Brand name: Symbicort
Generic name: Budesonide
Indications: Asthma, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Benefits: Helps to prevent and stop an acute asthma attack or suffocation attack in COPD
Analogs: Bidien, Budeson, Cortivent, Desowen, Entocort, Foracort, Micronyl, Preferid, Pulmicort, Rhinocort, Spirocort, Tridesilon