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Symbiva 6 mcg/200 mcg Octacap


Overview

Introduction

Symbiva 6 mcg/200 mcg Octacap is a combination of two medicines:Symbiva 6 mcg/200 mcg Octacap1 and Symbiva 6 mcg/200 mcg Octacap2.

Symbiva Rotacap side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Fungal infections in the mouth
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Increased heart rate

How to use Symbiva Rotacap

Rotacaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until your hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.

How Symbiva Rotacap works

Symbiva 6 mcg/200 mcg Octacap is a combination of two medicines: Formoterol and Budesonide. Formoterol is a long-acting bronchodilator which works by relaxing the muscles in the airways and widens the airways. Budesonide is a steroid. It works by stopping the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) of the airways. Together, they make breathing easier.

Symbiva Rotacap related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Symbiva 6 mcg/200 mcg Octacap may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Symbiva 6 mcg/200 mcg Octacap is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • It contains two medicines in one inhaler for control of long term asthma and COPD symptoms.
  • It does not relieve sudden symptoms. Always use a rescue inhaler to treat sudden symptoms.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if your breathing problem worsens, or if rescue inhaler does not relieve symptoms.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor.
  • Rinse your mouth with water after each use to prevent infections in the mouth and throat.
  • Carry your rescue inhaler wherever you go.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Symbiva

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My son is 7years old. He haa asthma. Since 3 daya he has asthma attack now he is quite batter bt he is coughing with mucous. I m giving him budecort inhaler 200 and lovolin inhaler 50 mcg. 1 nd 1 puff. Can i give him piriton mucolytic expectorant to clear his mucous.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
In present situation provisional diagnosis cannot be done without taking in to consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination of patient. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician.
I am the patient , I suffer breathing problem since childhood and I have been taking montair fx and pump since long time . Is there any permanent cure ?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
usually asthma can be well controlled so that you do not require regular inhalers throughout year. this can be achieved by seeing your pulmonary function tests and avoiding allergens
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FAQs

Q. What is Symbiva prescribed for?

Symbiva is prescribed to treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma. The symptoms may include wheezing, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties.

Q. Can I stop taking Symbiva when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Symbiva. If you stop taking Symbiva, your symptoms may come back and may lead to serious complications. Take your medicine as advised by your doctor.

Q. Will Symbiva be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are not getting relieved by the recommended doses, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Symbiva?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. When can I drink water after taking Symbiva?

There are no restrictions on drinking water after taking Symbiva. However, it is better to rinse your mouth before drinking water to avoid ingestion of this medicine.

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References
  1. Budesonide/formoterol fumarate dihydrate. AstraZeneca; 2018. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019 (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Budesonide + Formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Capability Green: AstraZeneca UK Limited,; 15 May 2001 [revised 6 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Budesonide + Formoterol fumarate dihydrate. Capability Green: AstraZeneca UK Limited; 20 Mar. 2003 [revised 6 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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