Symbicort is a prescription inhalation aerosol that contains a combination of budesonide and formoterol to treat bronchospasms in people with COPD and asthma by reducing inflammation and relaxing the muscles of the airway to promote better breathing. It may be prescribed for additional purposes not listed here as deemed appropriate by a physician.
Symbicort Side Effects
Symbicort side effects vary between patients, and may lessen over time as your body becomes accustomed to the medication. It is possible that not all side effects have been reported. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Symbicort or its side effects, contact your prescribing doctor. Symbicort side effects may include:
- Body aches or pains
- Fever or chills
- Coughing, sneezing, or sore throat
- Ear congestion
- Loss of voice
- Pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones
- Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
- Stuffy or runny nose
- Tightness of the chest or wheezing
- Unusual tiredness or weakness
The cost of medications can add up quickly, so to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses, try using a Symbicort coupon or Symbicort discount card. The discount card is available free of charge and is accepted at thousands of pharmacies nationwide, so call your local pharmacy today to find out if they participate in a prescription discount card program. Many patients can save up to 75 percent off their medications by using a Symbicort discount card.