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Pulmicort Warnings and Precautions - Symbicort Side Effects

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  • Pulmicort Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page examines several Pulmicort warnings and precautions, such as the risk of making your asthma worse, potential allergic reactions, and the possibility of causing cataracts or glaucoma. This page also explains who should avoid the drug.
  • Pulmicourt
    Pulmicort is a prescription drug used to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, its various forms, and common side effects. There is also a link to more information. Pulmicourt is a common misspelling of Pulmicort.
  • Pulmocart
    Pulmicort can be used to help prevent asthma attacks from occurring. This eMedTV segment explains how the drug works, the forms it is available in, dosing, and possible side effects. Pulmocart is a common misspelling of Pulmicort.
  • Pulmocord
    This eMedTV article explains why Pulmicort is considered a "controller" asthma medication. It also explains how the drug works and how often it is taken. A link to more information is also included. Pulmocord is a common misspelling of Pulmicort.
  • Pulmocort
    If you have asthma, your doctor may prescribe Pulmicort. This eMedTV article explores some potential side effects of Pulmicort, explains how the drug works, and offers general dosage information. Pulmocort is a common misspelling of Pulmicort.
  • Pycnegenol
    Pycnogenol is an extract made from the bark of a specific tree. This eMedTV Web page takes a brief look at this dietary supplement and also offers a link to more in-depth information. Pycnegenol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pycnogel
    Pycnogenol, as this page of the eMedTV archives explains, is a dietary supplement that offers a wide range of health benefits. A few of these benefits are listed, as are possible side effects. Pycnogel is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pycnogenal
    Pycnogenol may help with lowering blood pressure and stimulating the immune system. This eMedTV segment offers a brief description of Pycnogenol, including other benefits and possible side effects. Pycnogenal is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pycnogenol
    Pycnogenol is a dietary supplement that possibly treats several health conditions. This eMedTV Web article describes Pycnogenol in more detail, including information on its beneficial properties, safety concerns, and possible side effects.
  • Pycnogenol and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if it is safe for women to take Pycnogenol while breastfeeding. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a more in-depth look at Pycnogenol and breastfeeding, and explains whether the supplement is likely to cause problems.
  • Pycnogenol and Pregnancy
    Pycnogenol may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV page explains why the manufacturer recommends that pregnant women avoid Pycnogenol during the first trimester and describes what to do if you are taking Pycnogenol and pregnancy occurs.
  • Pycnogenol Dosage
    Pycnogenol dosing guidelines have not been clearly established. This eMedTV Web page explains that although the safest and most effective Pycnogenol dosage is unknown, several studies have used doses ranging from 25 mg to 360 mg per day.
  • Pycnogenol Drug Interactions
    Medicines that can cause Pycnogenol drug interactions include blood pressure and diabetes medicines. This eMedTV resource explains what may happen if these drugs are taken with Pycnogenol and lists others that could cause negative interactions.
  • Pycnogenol Liquid Supplements
    If you are looking for information on liquid Pycnogenol supplements, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It describes what Pycnogenol is used for, where it comes from, and more. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Pycnogenol Overdose
    Although the exact effects are unknown, a Pycnogenol overdose may increase your risk of bleeding. This eMedTV segment discusses other potential effects of a Pycnogenol overdose and describes the possible treatment options that are available.
  • Pycnogenol Side Effects
    Possible side effects of pycnogenol may include headaches, dizziness, and nausea. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explores other possible side effects and explains when you may need to seek immediate medical attention.
  • Pycnoginal
    Pycnogenol is a dietary supplement made from the bark of the French maritime pine tree. This eMedTV article offers more information on this product and includes a link to more information. Pycnoginal is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pycnogynol
    Pycnogenol, as this eMedTV page explains, is a natural supplement used for a variety of health benefits. This page briefly describes the source of Pycnogenol, some of its benefits, and side effects. Pycnogynol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pycogenol
    This eMedTV page explains that Pycnogenol supposedly works to treat several health conditions, such as high blood pressure. This page also covers some of the possible side effects of the product. Pycogenol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pycongenol
    This page of the eMedTV Web site provides a brief discussion on Pycnogenol, a common dietary supplement. The page lists possible health benefits as well as a few side effects. Pycongenol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pyconogel
    ADHD, asthma, and diabetes are conditions that are claimed to be improved with Pycnogenol. This eMedTV page lists other health benefits of the supplement, including which ones have scientific support. Pyconogel is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pyconogenol
    Pycnogenol is a supplement that is claimed to offer several health benefits. This page of the eMedTV library provides a brief overview of Pycnogenol and includes a link to more information. Pyconogenol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pygnogenol
    Pycnogenol is a dietary supplement that is claimed to offer a wide variety of health benefits. This eMedTV segment briefly describes the supplement, including possible side effects. Pygnogenol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pygnoginal
    Pycnogenol, which is made from the bark of a particular tree, supposedly provides several health benefits. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of this supplement and links to more information. Pygnoginal is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pygnoginol
    Pycnogenol is a common dietary supplement that is claimed to provide several health benefits. This eMedTV segment describes these benefits and warns that not everyone should take this supplement. Pygnoginol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Pyknogenol
    This page from the eMedTV archives provides a brief overview of Pycnogenol, a dietary supplement that provides a range of health benefits. A link to more information is also included. Pyknogenol is a common misspelling of Pycnogenol.
  • Qvar
    Qvar is a prescription medicine that is used for the prevention of asthma attacks. This part of the eMedTV archives explains how Qvar works, offers suggestions on when and how to use the inhaler, and describes the effects of the medication.
  • Qvar 40 mcg Inhaler
    Children 5 to 11 years old typically use the Qvar 40 mg inhaler, starting with one inhalation twice daily. This eMedTV article explains what other Qvar strengths are available and also includes dosing guidelines for adults and children over age 12.
  • Qvar 80 mcg Inhaler
    Those previously taking bronchodilators may start with the Qvar 80 mcg inhaler (one inhalation twice daily). This eMedTV page contains other Qvar dosing information, including dosing guidelines for adults and adolescents, and children ages 5 to 11.
  • Qvar and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of Qvar does not recommend taking the drug while breastfeeding. This eMedTV segment discusses Qvar and breastfeeding, including information on why many healthcare providers believe the drug is generally safe for breastfeeding women.
  • Qvar and Pregnancy
    In studies on Qvar and pregnancy, the drug caused miscarriages and birth defects when given to animals. This eMedTV page further discusses why Qvar may be unsafe for pregnant women and explains how the FDA's pregnancy category system works.
  • Qvar Dosage
    The suggested starting Qvar dosage for people taking an inhaled steroid is 40 to 160 mcg twice daily. This eMedTV page also offers Qvar dosing guidelines for those taking bronchodilators alone and includes tips and precautions for using the inhaler.
  • Qvar Drug Interactions
    Currently, there are no known Qvar drug interactions. As this section of the eMedTV Web site explains, however, it is possible that there may be certain Qvar drug interactions that are not yet known at this time.
  • Qvar for Children
    Healthcare providers can prescribe Qvar for children as young as five years old. This article found on the eMedTV Web site further discusses the use of this medication in children and offers information on how Qvar works to prevent asthma attacks.
  • Qvar Inhaler
    Twice daily, the Qvar inhaler can be used to help prevent asthma attacks. This article from the eMedTV archives describes the effects of Qvar and offers information on how this asthma medication works.
  • Qvar Inhl
    The Qvar inhaler is available by prescription to help prevent asthma attacks. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how Qvar works and explains what side effects may occur with this medication. Qvar inhl is an abbreviation of Qvar inhaler.
  • Qvar Overdose
    A short-term overdose of Qvar is not likely to be dangerous. As this eMedTV article explains, however, taking large doses of Qvar long-term may cause serious problems. This page also describes treatment options that are available for a Qvar overdose.
  • Qvar Side Effects
    Some of the most common Qvar side effects seen in clinical trials include sore throat, headache, and nausea. This eMedTV article lists other common side effects of Qvar, as well as serious problems that should be reported to your doctor immediately.
  • Qvar Uses
    The Qvar inhaler is typically used twice a day to help prevent asthma attacks from occurring. This eMedTV Web page further explains how Qvar works, discusses whether the drug can be used in children, and lists possible "off-label" Qvar uses.
  • Qvar Warnings and Precautions
    Like all steroids, Qvar may slow the growth of children and teenagers. This eMedTV resource offers other Qvar warnings and precautions, lists existing medical conditions your doctor should know about, and explains who should avoid taking the drug.
  • Salmeteral
    This eMedTV page explains how salmeterol works in the treatment of bronchospasms associated with COPD and asthma. Possible side effects and age groups the medicine is approved for are also discussed. Salmeteral is a common misspelling of salmeterol.
  • Salmeterol
    If you suffer from airway spasms due to asthma or COPD, your healthcare provider may prescribe salmeterol. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of the prescription drug, noting in particular its strengths, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Salmeterol (Serevent)
    Asthma and certain other lung problems can be treated with salmeterol (Serevent). This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at this prescription medication, including a list of potential side effects. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Salmeterol Dosing
    As this eMedTV page explains, the suggested salmeterol dose to prevent exercise-induced asthma is one inhalation 30 minutes before exercise. This page provides general tips on salmeterol dosing (such as using the inhaler at the same times every day).
  • Salmetrol
    Salmeterol is often prescribed to treat airway spasms associated with certain conditions. As this eMedTV resource explains, it also can prevent asthma attacks. General dosing guidelines are described. Salmetrol is a common misspelling of Salmeterol.
  • Side Effects of Budesonide Inhalation
    Side effects such as a runny nose, sore throat, or thrush may occur when using budesonide inhalation. This eMedTV page lists other common side effects of budesonide inhalation and also covers serious side effects that may require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Cromolyn Inhalation
    Common side effects of cromolyn inhalation may include cough, sneezing, and nasal congestion. This eMedTV resource also lists less common side effects and describes serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Flunisolide Inhalers
    Nausea, diarrhea, and headaches are some of the more common side effects of flunisolide inhalers. This eMedTV page also lists serious flunisolide inhaler side effects that require medical attention, as well as less common but possible side effects.
  • Side Effects of Formoterol
    This eMedTV resource explains that some of the common side effects that may occur when taking formoterol are chest pain, upper respiratory infections, and tremors. This page also lists some of the serious side effects of formoterol that can occur.
  • Side Effects of Levalbuterol HFA
    Dizziness, sore throat, and worsening asthma are some of the most common side effects of levalbuterol HFA. This eMedTV article lists other possible levalbuterol HFA side effects, including serious side effects that require medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Metaproterenol
    Side effects of metaproterenol may include nervousness, headaches, and a sore throat. This eMedTV segment examines a number of metaproterenol side effects, including some that may be serious (for example, an irregular heart rhythm).
  • Side Effects of Montelukast
    Side effects of montelukast can occur, although they are typically minor and easily treated. This eMedTV article lists common and rare side effects experienced by adults and children, including side effects that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Salmeterol
    Common side effects of salmeterol may include a sore throat, headaches, and an irritated or runny nose. This eMedTV article describes other common salmeterol side effects and lists serious problems that should be reported to a doctor right away.
  • Side Effects of Xolair
    Some of Xolair's potential side effects include dizziness, fatigue, and joint pain. This eMedTV segment lists other common side effects of the drug and explains which side effects may require immediate medical attention.
  • Side Effects of Zafirlukast
    Headaches, infections, and nausea are some of the most common side effects of zafirlukast. As this eMedTV article explains, there are also some serious zafirlukast side effects that you should report to your doctor (such as worsening of asthma).
  • Simbacort
    Symbicort is a medication often prescribed to help prevent asthma and COPD symptoms. This part of the eMedTV Web site describes how the medication works and discusses general dosing guidelines. Simbacort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Simbicort
    Symbicort is a prescription inhaler used to prevent asthma and COPD attacks from occurring. This eMedTV segment explains how often Symbicort is used and lists potential side effects of the drug. Simbicort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Simbocort
    Symbicort is an asthma and COPD treatment that comes in the form of an inhaler. This eMedTV page explains how Symbicort works, lists some of its possible side effects, and links to more information. Simbocort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Simbycort
    Symbicort is a prescription drug used for treating asthma and COPD. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes the effects of Symbicort, explains how often it is used, and lists possible side effects. Simbycort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Simicort
    This eMedTV Web article explains how Symbicort works to prevent asthma and COPD attacks. This page also describes possible side effects of the drug and discusses factors that may affect your dosage. Simicort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Solair
    Xolair is a prescription medication licensed for preventing asthma attacks and treating chronic hives. This eMedTV segment further explains what Xolair is used for and describes how the drug works. Solair is a common misspelling of Xolair.
  • Solmetrol
    Airway spasms associated with certain medical conditions can be treated with salmeterol. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, general dosing guidelines, and commonly reported side effects. Solmetrol is a common misspelling of salmeterol.
  • Ssolar
    Xolair injections are given to people with allergic asthma or chronic hives. This part of the eMedTV library further explains who Xolair is approved for and describes how the medication works. Ssolar is a common misspelling of Xolair.
  • Stopping Advair
    Stopping Advair abruptly does not cause any problems for most people taking the medication. This eMedTV segment explains what to do if you do abruptly stop taking Advair and discusses when it can be dangerous to stop the medication too quickly.
  • Symbacort
    Symbicort is typically prescribed to prevent asthma or COPD in adults and children. This eMedTV page offers more information on the drug, including its uses, effects, and possible side effects. Symbacort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Symbecort
    Symbicort works to prevent asthma and COPD symptoms by reducing inflammation and opening up the airways. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of Symbicort and describes possible signs of an overdose. Symbecort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
  • Symbicort
    Symbicort is a prescription drug used for preventing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This eMedTV resource explains how the drug works, offers general dosing information, and lists side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Symbicort 160/4.5 Inhaler
    Symbicort is a prescription asthma medication that comes in an inhaler. As this eMedTV page explains, it comes in two strengths: Symbicort 160/4.5 inhaler and Symbicort 80/4.5 inhaler. This article also offers general dosing guidelines for this drug.
  • Symbicort 80/4.5 Inhaler
    Depending on your previous asthma medication dose, you may use the Symbicort 80/4.5 inhaler twice daily. This eMedTV article discusses Symbicort dosing in more detail and links to more information on how to properly use the inhaler.
  • Symbicort and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of Symbicort recommends that breastfeeding women avoid the drug. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on Symbicort and breastfeeding, and explains the importance of talking to your doctor before using the drug while nursing.
  • Symbicort and Pregnancy
    There are possible risks associated with taking Symbicort while pregnant. This part of the eMedTV library discusses Symbicort and pregnancy in more detail and describes the problems that were seen in pregnant animals that were given the drug.
  • Symbicort Dosage
    The suggested Symbicort dosage will vary, based on a number of factors (such as the severity of symptoms). This eMedTV Web page offers more information on Symbicort dosing and offers tips for taking it, including how to use the inhaler.
  • Symbicort Drug Information
    Symbicort is a prescription medication often used for preventing asthma attacks. This article from the eMedTV Web site contains more Symbicort drug information, including a description of the medicine's various effects.
  • Symbicort Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Symbicort drug interactions include beta blockers, MAOIs, and certain antibiotics. This eMedTV article lists other drugs that may lead to negative interactions with Symbicort and explains the effects these can cause.
  • Symbicort for Asthma
    If you have asthma, your doctor may prescribe Symbicort for asthma attack prevention. This eMedTV resource explains how this medication works and lists certain conditions you should tell your healthcare provider about before beginning treatment.
  • Symbicort for Children
    Healthcare providers can only prescribe Symbicort for children ages 12 and older. This section of the eMedTV library describes the effects of this prescription asthma medication and further discusses its use in children.
  • Symbicort Inhaler
    The Symbicort inhaler contains two different medications used for treating asthma or COPD. This article from the eMedTV site describes how Symbicort works to prevent attacks and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using this drug.
  • Symbicort Inhl
    Symbicort is a medication often used to help prevent asthma attacks and COPD. This eMedTV Web page explains how often this medication should be taken and lists some of its potential side effects. Symbicort inhl is an abbreviation of Symbicort inhaler.
  • Symbicort Overdose
    If you take too much Symbicort, overdose symptoms may include vomiting, chest pain, and muscle cramps. This eMedTV Web page describes various treatment options that are available and lists other possible signs of a Symbicort overdose.
  • Symbicort Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of Symbicort include headache, sore throat, and upset stomach. This eMedTV segment lists other possible side effects of the drug, including serious problems that should be reported to your doctor.
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