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Symbicort vs Dulera for a female patient aged 74

Summary: 998 female patients aged 74 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Symbicort vs Dulera for a female aged 74. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Symbicort (latest outcomes from 21,476 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.

Dulera (latest outcomes from 764 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarate. It is often used in asthma.

On Apr, 20, 2015: 998 female patients aged 71 who take the same drugs are studied in Symbicort vs Dulera

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female71COPD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Symbicort budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydratenot specified
Dulera mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarateSchering

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 71 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
SymbicortDulera (Schering)
DyspnoeaLip Swelling
Drug IneffectiveLung Disorder
NauseaOropharyngeal Pain
CoughVision Blurred
PneumoniaDysphonia
DizzinessCough
DysphoniaHoarseness
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseGerd
AsthmaAphonia
FatigueCheilitis

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
SymbicortDulera (Schering)
Macular DegenerationHoarseness
Inflammatory Pain
Sciatica Aggravated
Osteoarthritis
Femoral Nerve Dysfunction
Hypertension Nos
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Atrial Fibrillation Aggravated
Nausea
Dermatitis

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Symbicort2.06%10.31%55.67%29.90%2.06%
Dulera0.00%14.29%57.14%14.29%14.29%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Symbicort (budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate) is often used to treat asthma. Dulera (mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarate) is often used to treat asthma. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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