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Were you looking for information about Symbicort? Simbycort is a common misspelling of Symbicort.
 
Symbicort® (budesonide and formoterol) is a prescription medication approved for treating asthma. It is also approved for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It contains two different drugs -- budesonide and formoterol -- and can help improve lung function and breathing. Symbicort comes in a metered-dose inhaler that is generally used twice a day. Most people do not experience problems while using it, but potential side effects include throat pain, headaches, and runny nose.
 
(Click Symbicort to read a full-length article, which includes dosing guidelines, information on how Symbicort works, and important precautions and warnings for the drug.)
 
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