Symbicort and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Symbicort, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Crestor, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 38,862 people who have side effects while taking Symbicort from FDA. Among them, 46 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Symbicort has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Symbicort 40,264 users)

Withdrawal Syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, back pain, muscle spasticity (latest reports from 13,481 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

38,862 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort.
Among them, 46 people (0.12%) have Withdrawal Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Symbicort cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Symbicort *:

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Symbicort *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.7 %
  • 20-29: 8.11 %
  • 30-39: 5.41 %
  • 40-49: 35.14 %
  • 50-59: 8.11 %
  • 60+: 40.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (17 people, 36.96%)
  • Asthma (14 people, 30.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Multiple Allergies (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 17.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (8 people, 17.39%)
  • Lyrica (8 people, 17.39%)
  • Lisinopril (8 people, 17.39%)
  • Crestor (8 people, 17.39%)
  • Seroquel (7 people, 15.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (18 people, 39.13%)
  • Nausea (15 people, 32.61%)
  • Diarrhea (11 people, 23.91%)
  • Malaise (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Pain (9 people, 19.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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