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Symbicort vs Serevent for a female patient aged 89

Summary: 940 female patients aged 89 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Symbicort vs Serevent for a female aged 89. 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.

Serevent (latest outcomes from 12,185 users) has active ingredients of salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma.

On Apr, 18, 2015: 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
DyspnoeaDrug Ineffective
CoughDyspnoea
Drug IneffectiveFall
FallDyspnoea Nos
DysphoniaCough
DizzinessNausea
HeadacheChest Pain
PneumoniaAsthenia
DiarrhoeaSyncope
Clostridium Difficile ColitisMyocardial Infarction

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
Dry ThroatChronic Obstructive Airways Disease Exacerbated
Dry MouthPost Procedural Complication
MalaiseSomnolence
DysphoniaRenal Failure
Oedema PeripheralOedema Peripheral
Post Procedural SepsisRales
PancytopeniaBlood Pressure Increased
Myeloproliferative DisorderBlood Sodium Decreased
DyspnoeaMuscle Rigidity

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:

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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