Symbicort is used to prevent bronchospasm in people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This medicine is for use by adults and children who are at least 6 years old.
For people with asthma: Symbicort is for use only if asthma is severe or is not well-controlled on other long-term asthma medicines. Your doctor may tell you to stop using this medicine once your asthma is well-controlled.
Symbicort may increase the risk of asthma-related death or breathing problems that require you to be in the hospital. Use only the prescribed dose of Symbicort, and do not use it for longer than your doctor recommends. Follow all patient instructions for safe use.
For people with asthma: Symbicort is for use only if asthma is severe or is not well-controlled on other long-term asthma medication, such as an inhaled steroid.
Do not use Symbicort to treat an asthma attack that has already begun..
Please before to take any medication, consult your doctor.