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Review: could Symbicort cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Symbicort, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 20,868 people who have side effects while taking Symbicort from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Symbicort

Symbicort has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 21,466 Symbicort 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, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 20,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort. Among them, 22 people (0.11%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Symbicort reports

Time on Symbicort when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

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

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome82.61%17.39%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%5.00%0.00%5.00%35.00%5.00%50.00%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Symbicort ** :

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How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 40.91%)
  2. Asthma (8 people, 36.36%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 31.82%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (7 people, 31.82%)
  5. Pain (6 people, 27.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (9 people, 40.91%)
  2. Crestor (6 people, 27.27%)
  3. Lisinopril (6 people, 27.27%)
  4. Seroquel (5 people, 22.73%)
  5. Aspirin (5 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have ea and asthma do they are relationated?
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  • I have been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
    I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.

    Thanks. Debbie CB
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    Developing sinus infection. Can I use fluticasone nasal spray
  • How do you deal with constipation from symbicort
    only started after using inhaler tube, was on flovent prior to this. helps breathing but clearly not bowels. doctor says it cannot be due to symbicort but it is only new med.anyone else? how did you stop it?
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    Chronic cough with wheezing, shortness of breath, and severe siniusitis got antibiotics and symbicort ended up with shingles

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  • Had respiratory distress on Jan 30, 2015. Was taken to the Hospital from my family doctors office by ambulance. admitted with pneumonia in the bottom of both lungs. Was on IV antibiotics for two days. Send home and still taking Antibiotics.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • motoboy on Jan, 29, 2015:

    I've recently stopped taking ibuprofen after many years of taking it daily. I take between 800 to 1500 mg a day, mostly before bed to sleep. I have had a lot of sport injuries do it was for joint pain. It's been about a week since taking any and I'm getting really bad headaches. Can't seem to find this as a withdrawal issue... any one else experience this? Thanks!

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