SYMBICORT Side Effects
Common side effects of SYMBICORT reported in clinical studies included:
- Throat irritation
- Thrush in mouth and throat
- Lower respiratory tract infections
- Upper respiratory tract infection
Talk to your doctor if you think you may be experiencing side effects after starting SYMBICORT.
Other SYMBICORT side effects include:
- Increased blood pressure
- Increased heart rate
- Changes in heart rhythm
Tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure.
These are not all the possible side effects of SYMBICORT, just the most
common ones. You can find a detailed list of side effects in the full
Prescribing Information (PDF). You can also ask your
health care professional for more information.
If you are switching to SYMBICORT from an oral corticosteroid, follow your doctor’s instructions to avoid health risks when you stop using oral corticosteroids.
Avoid exposure to infections such as chicken pox or measles. Tell your health care provider immediately if you are exposed.
Do not use SYMBICORT more than twice a day.
If you are taking SYMBICORT, see your health care provider if your COPD gets worse.
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