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Were you looking for information about Symbicort? Cimbicort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
 
Symbicort® (budesonide and formoterol) is prescribed to help prevent asthma attacks from occurring. It is also approved for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is a combination drug that works by opening up the airways and decreasing inflammation. Symbicort comes in a metered-dose inhaler that is used twice a day to prevent symptoms; it is not a rescue inhaler and should not be used to treat an asthma attack.
 
(Click Symbicort for a more in-depth look at Symbicort and its uses, effects, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and manufacturer information.)
 
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