Kids' growth may be impacted by budesonide. Call your doctor at once if you have: For medical advice about side effects, contact your doctor. There are several typical side effects of Symbicort: Get immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following symptoms of a Symbicort allergy: hives, breathing difficulties, face, lip, tongue, or throat swelling. Side effects of Symbicort (in more detail) If your child is using this medication and their growth is not occurring at a normal rate, let your doctor know. There may be other side effects; this is not a comprehensive list. You can contact the FDA to report side effects at 1-800-FDA-1088. throat discomfort or irritation, white patches in the mouth or throat, nausea or vomiting, back pain, headache, flu-like symptoms, or cold-related symptoms like a stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, sinus pain, or sore throat. worsened breathing problems; sores or white patches in your mouth and throat, pain when swallowing; tremors, nervousness, chest pain, fast or pounding heartbeats; cough with mucus, feeling short of breath; wheezing, choking, or other breathing problems after using this medication; blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain or redness, or seeing halos around lights; flu symptoms - fever, chills, body aches, unusual tiredness; high blood sugar - increased thirst, increased urination, dry mouth, fruity breath odor; low potassium level - leg cramps, constipation, irregular heartbeats, fluttering in your chest, numbness or tingling, muscle weakness or limp feeling; or signs of a hormonal disorder - tiredness or weakness, feeling light-headed, nausea, vomiting.
For more details, consult your physician or pharmacist. Tell your doctor right away if you're taking any of the following medications, which may interact with Symbicort: antifungal drugs like ketoconazole (Nizoral), fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox), or posaconazole (Noxafil); anti-HIV drugs like efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir (Atripla); rilpivirine (Edurant); Inform your physician of all medications you take, including vitamins, herbal supplements, prescription and non-prescription drugs, and all dosages.
Call your healthcare provider if breathing problems worsen over time while using Symbicort. Children and adolescents who take LABA medicines may have an increased risk of being hospitalized for asthma problems. If you have an allergy to any of the ingredients in Symbicort, do not use it to treat sudden, severe asthma or COPD symptoms. Get emergency medical attention if your breathing problems get worse quickly and your rescue inhaler medication does not help. Symbicort should only be used if your healthcare provider determines that your asthma cannot be effectively controlled with a long-term asthma medication, such as an inhaled corticosteroid. If your asthma can be effectively controlled, your healthcare provider may advise you to stop taking Symbicort. It is unknown if budesonide lessens the risk of death from the asthma issues associated with formoterol. People with asthma who take LABA medications like formoterol have an increased risk of dying from asthma-related issues, according to reports of serious side effects with Symbicort. You may need different treatment. Your healthcare provider may prescribe a different long-term asthma-control medicine for you, such as an inhaled corticosteroid. If you can stop taking Symbicort without losing asthma control, your doctor will decide.