Review: taking Symbicort and Serevent together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Symbicort and Serevent together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Symbicort and Serevent. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 133 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Symbicort

Symbicort has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Symbicort 38,200 users)

Serevent

Serevent has active ingredients of salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Serevent 13,405 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

133 people who take Symbicort, Serevent are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Symbicort and Serevent drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Symbicort:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Serevent:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Symbicort:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Serevent:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Symbicort:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Serevent:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • malaise
  • arthralgia
  • myalgia
  • palpitations
  • asthma
  • blood potassium decreased
  • dehydration
  • dyspnoea
  • upper respiratory tract inflammation
  • blood glucose increased
1 - 6 months:
  • adverse event
  • amnesia
  • angina unstable
  • arthralgia
  • blood pressure increased
  • cough
  • dysphonia
  • dyspnoea
  • increased upper airway secretion
  • productive cough
6 - 12 months:
  • asthma
  • cardiac failure chronic
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • death
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • nasopharyngitis
  • oedema
1 - 2 years:
  • asthma
  • gastritis
  • gastrointestinal hypomotility
  • gastrointestinal inflammation
2 - 5 years:
  • asthma
  • erythema
  • liver disorder
  • osteonecrosis
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • chest discomfort
  • constipation
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
5 - 10 years:
  • lower respiratory tract infection
not specified:
  • asthma
  • dyspnoea
  • muscle spasms
  • pneumonia
  • productive cough
  • arthralgia
  • malaise
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • asthma
  • muscle spasms
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • chest pain
  • dehydration
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • malaise
  • productive cough
  • arthralgia
  • asthma
  • hypoacusis
  • myalgia
  • palpitations
  • sputum discoloured
  • heart rate increased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • abasia
  • arthralgia
  • bursitis
  • femur fracture
  • pain in extremity
  • stress fracture
  • cardiac disorder
10-19:
  • chest discomfort
  • dyspnoea
20-29:
  • arthralgia
  • malaise
  • myalgia
  • palpitations
  • abdominal pain lower
  • bladder dilatation
  • chest pain
  • dyspareunia
  • dysuria
  • pulmonary embolism
30-39:
  • asthma
  • osteonecrosis
  • arthralgia
  • cardiac failure chronic
  • death
  • nasopharyngitis
  • oedema
  • gait disturbance
  • status asthmaticus
40-49:
  • haemoptysis
  • anaemia
  • cardiac arrest
  • cough
  • malaise
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • thrombocytopenia
  • asthma
  • blood potassium decreased
  • dehydration
50-59:
  • asthma
  • dyspnoea
  • adverse event
  • generalised oedema
  • malaise
  • pneumonia
  • amnesia
  • blood pressure increased
  • cough
  • dysphonia
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • asthma
  • nasopharyngitis
  • hypoacusis
  • malaise
  • heart rate increased
  • pneumonia
  • productive cough
  • sputum discoloured
  • wheezing

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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