Active ingredients: budesonide + formoterol (eformoterol)
What it is used for
Symbicort Rapihaler is indicated for the treatment of asthma where use of a combination (inhaled corticosteroid and long-acting beta2-agonist) is appropriate in adults and adolescents. This includes: -patients who are symptomatic on inhaled corticosteroid therapy; -patients who are established on regular long-acting beta2-agonist and inhaled corticosteroid therapy. There are two alternative treatment regimens: -Symbicort maintenance and reliever therapy; -Symbicort maintenance therapy
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Inhalation
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 12 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Contents held in metal can fitted with plastic valve. After evaporation of the propellant a residue remains which is free from visible contaminants. The external & internal can and valve surfaces are free from corrosion and significant defects.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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Symbicort Rapihaler 50/3 Metered dose inhaler - myDr.com.au
Symbicort Rapihaler 50/3 Metered dose inhaler - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
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Asthma Emergency - An Asthma Australia site
Any person with asthma can have a flare-up or worsening of asthma symptoms at any time. A sudden or severe flare-up is often called an asthma attack.
Read more on Asthma Australia website