I being on symbicort for sometime now. I am having trouble trying to keep my weight down.
8 Sep 2009
I don't use symbicort but looking at the reviews no one has actually said anything about weight gain.
And it is not stated as a known side effect (below), however it is not to say that Symbicort isn't causing your weight gain. Discuss this with your doctor at your next visit.
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Symbicort Aerosol:
Dizziness; dry mouth; headache; nausea; nervousness; stomach pain or upset; stuffy nose; throat irritation; tiredness; tremor; trouble sleeping; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Symbicort Aerosol:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat; unusual hoarseness); back pain; bone pain; chest pain; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; increased mucus production or change in color of mucus; new or worsening asthma or COPD symptoms (eg, coughing, increased chest tightness, shortness of breath, wheezing); seizures; severe or persistent dizziness, headache, nervousness, or tremor; severe or persistent muscle pain or cramps; trouble speaking; vision changes; white patches in your mouth or throat.
- Symbicort Information for Consumers
- Symbicort Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Symbicort (detailed)
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