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Symbicort vs Dulera for a female patient aged 74

Summary: 996 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 21,466 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.

Dulera (latest outcomes from 760 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarate. It is often used in asthma.

On Feb, 17, 2015: 996 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)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Lip Swelling
Drug IneffectiveLung Disorder (lung disease)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Oropharyngeal Pain
CoughVision Blurred
PneumoniaDysphonia (speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation)
DizzinessCough
Dysphonia (speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation)Hoarseness (changing voice)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)Gerd (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease)
AsthmaAphonia (inability to produce voice)
Headache (pain in head)Cheilitis (infection of lips)

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 Degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision)Hoarseness (changing voice)
Inflammatory Pain
Sciatica Aggravated (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve)
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
Femoral Nerve Dysfunction
Hypertension Nos (high blood pressure)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)
Atrial Fibrillation Aggravated (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it)

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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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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