Spiriva HandiHaler - Does Spiriva or Symbicort contribute to weight gain?

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Anonymous

26 May 2011

Hello,

Weight gain is not listed as as a possible side effect of Spiriva.

List of possible side effects:

http://www.drugs.com/sfx/spiriva-side-effects.html

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Hunger is listed as a severe side effect of Symbicort and it can be related to weight gain, if you experience this possible side effect you must seek medical attention ASAP.-

List of possible side effects:

http://www.drugs.com/sfx/symbicort-side-effects.html

Take care.-

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