The disease that is caused by airway inflammation is called as Asthma. Asthma is a chronic disease that causes recurring periods of airway inflammation. Inflammation occurs when airways become narrow and make it difficult in breathing. People of all ages suffer from this disease. The main symptoms of this disease are cough, smoking, allergy, runny nose, feeling tired, change in colour of mucus, itchy throat and chest tightness. If all the above symptoms are not treated on time it may lead to serious asthma attack. To prevent yourself from asthma attack you just need to follow proper prescription of the medicine and stay off from allergy causing triggers. All this will lead you to live normal and healthy life.
As asthma patients get exposed to allergies, the airway inflammation become narrow and lead to difficulty in breathing. Asthma attacks can be triggered by many disparate events like cigarette smoke, certain foods and drinks, dust and hairspray or physical activity. Asthma attack can occur at any time and making breathing really a torture. Dust is the most common environmental factor that is responsible for causing asthma.
For the treatment of asthma there are various medicines available in the medical store. Symbicort medicine is the best, most trusted and recommended by the doctor among all the medicines. The main ingredient of this medicine is budesonide and formoterol. Generic Symbicort is available in form of an inhaler (MDI – Metered Dose Inhaler) and not a turbuhaler like brand product. Other product related to this medicine advair diskus and alupent. Symbicort medicine is used for the treatment of Asthma and as an anti inflammatory. Symbicort is available as a dry powder inhaler. This medicine is available in form of inhaler and turbuhaler by both brand and generic name. This medication can be used for other medical conditions as prescribed by the doctor or health care professional.
Before taking this medicine few precaution need to be take care of to avoid any side effect. This medicine should not be used by the patient if he is allergic to this medicine or to its ingredient. Symbicort medicine can retard children’s growth due to present of active ingredient of Budesonide. Children not younger than the age of 12 years should not be given this medicine without doctor advise. It should be used for the prescribed duration only. Use of other inhalers concurrently should not be used if people is taking Symbicort medicine. Smoking should be avoided if patient is under treatment with this medicine. Symbicort medicine cannot stop or treat an already started asthma attack.
You should inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription, non prescription and herbal medicine before taking this medicine to avoid interaction with other medicine. As it is a prescription medicine so it should be used as prescribed by the doctor. Do not increase or decrease the dose of the medicine on your own. Before taking Symbicort medicine inhaler should be shaken properly. The dosage recommended for Symbicort medicine is one inhalation two times a day. Keep all medicines away from the reach of the children and pet.