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 Lyrica, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Symbicort. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,312 people who have side effects when taking Symbicort from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 13, 2017

43,312 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort.
Among them, 53 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: 81.63 %
  • male: 18.37 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.33 %
  • 20-29: 6.98 %
  • 30-39: 6.98 %
  • 40-49: 30.23 %
  • 50-59: 9.3 %
  • 60+: 44.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 33.96%)
  • Asthma (16 people, 30.19%)
  • Pain (11 people, 20.75%)
  • Multiple Allergies (10 people, 18.87%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 18.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (10 people, 18.87%)
  • Nexium (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Crestor (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Lisinopril (8 people, 15.09%)
  • Seroquel (7 people, 13.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (18 people, 33.96%)
  • Nausea (16 people, 30.19%)
  • Diarrhea (12 people, 22.64%)
  • Malaise (11 people, 20.75%)
  • Pain (10 people, 18.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Symbicort?


Symbicort has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Symbicort 44,767 users)

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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, fibromyalgia (latest reports from 15,159 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

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