A little planning may also make it easier to manage your breathing. By thinking ahead about what’s in your day and how you can best take care of yourself, life might be a bit easier to handle.
Try answering some of these questions:
By answering some of these questions, you may find that you already have some things you do to help take care of your breathing. They’re probably second nature to you now, so you may not have realized you were doing them. Make sure you write them down as a reminder of how many strategies you already have.
And if you need some ideas to help you plan, ask your doctor. They’re there to help you get better control of your breathing, rather than it controlling you.
COPD: SYMBICORT 160/4.5 mcg is used long-term to improve symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, for better breathing and fewer flare-ups.
Asthma: SYMBICORT is for the treatment of asthma in patients 6 years and older whose asthma is not well-controlled with an asthma-control medicine such as an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) or whose asthma warrants treatment with both an ICS and a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA).
SYMBICORT is not used to relieve sudden breathing problems and will not replace a rescue inhaler.Please see full Prescribing Information and Patient Information, and discuss with your doctor.
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