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Symbicort vs Dulera for a female patient aged 55

Summary: 912 female patients aged 55 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Symbicort vs Dulera for a female aged 55. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Symbicort (latest outcomes from 21,470 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.

Dulera (latest outcomes from 761 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarate. It is often used in asthma.

On Mar, 22, 2015: 912 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
DyspnoeaLightheadedness - Fainting
AsthmaVertigo - Positional
Drug IneffectiveHyperhidrosis
NauseaMuscle Pain
CoughHair Loss
FatigueChapped Lips
HeadacheMouth Injury
MalaiseLoss Of Movement
Oedema Peripheral
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
FatigueMuscle Pain
TremorHair Loss
Pain In Jaw
Shortness Of Breath
Confusion
Sudden Forgetfulness
Leg Swelling
Balance Disorder
Copd
Depression

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Symbicort1.61%14.52%32.26%29.84%21.77%
Dulera2.56%58.97%23.08%10.26%5.13%

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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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