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Symbicort vs Serevent, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 88

This is personalized comparison of Symbicort vs Serevent for a female aged 88. 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.

Serevent (latest outcomes from 12,183 users) has active ingredients of salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma.

On Sep, 26, 2014: 940 female patients aged 84 who take the same drugs are studied in Symbicort vs Serevent

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female84COPD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Symbicort budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrateAstrazeneca
Serevent salmeterol xinafoatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 84 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Symbicort (Astrazeneca)Serevent
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
CoughDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Drug IneffectiveFall
FallDyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dysphonia (speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation)Cough
DizzinessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Headache (pain in head)Chest Pain
PneumoniaAsthenia (weakness)
DiarrhoeaSyncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
Clostridium Difficile Colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Symbicort (Astrazeneca)Serevent
Feeling JitteryHyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
Dry ThroatChronic Obstructive Airways Disease Exacerbated
Dry MouthPost Procedural Complication
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
Dysphonia (speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Post Procedural SepsisRales (an abnormal respiratory sound characterized by fine crackles)
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)Blood Pressure Increased
Myeloproliferative Disorder (a group of diseases in which the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets)Blood Sodium Decreased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Muscle Rigidity (muscle stiffness)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Symbicort0.00%37.50%0.00%50.00%12.50%
Serevent0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

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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. Serevent (salmeterol xinafoate) 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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