budesonide/formoterol hfa inhaler - oral, Symbicort
GENERIC NAME: BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL HFA INHALER - ORAL (bue-DES-oh-nide/for-MOE-ter-ol)
BRAND NAME(S): Symbicort
WARNING: Rarely, serious (sometimes fatal) asthma-related breathing problems may occur in people with asthma who are treated with drugs similar to formoterol (long-acting beta agonists). In people with asthma, this product should only be used when one long-term medication (such as inhaled corticosteroids) does not control breathing problems. Before using this medication, it is important to learn how to use it properly. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor.
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