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Symbicort vs Dulera, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 54

This is personalized comparison of Symbicort vs Dulera for a female aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Symbicort (latest outcomes from 21,433 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.

Dulera (latest outcomes from 751 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarate. It is often used in asthma.

On Aug, 24, 2014: 891 female patients aged 52 who take the same drugs are studied in Symbicort vs Dulera

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female52Emphysema

Drugs to compare:

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

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 52 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
SymbicortDulera
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint)
AsthmaHair Loss
Drug IneffectiveHyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
CoughChapped Lips (cracking, fissuring, and peeling of the skin f lip)
Headache (pain in head)Loss Of Movement
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Mouth Injury
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Diarrhoea

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
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hair Loss
Pain In Jaw
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
Leg Swelling
Shortness Of Breath
Confusion
Sudden Forgetfulness
Balance Disorder
Vomiting
Heart Rate Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Symbicort1.45%20.29%31.16%26.81%20.29%
Dulera3.03%66.67%15.15%9.09%6.06%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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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:

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

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