An overview about symbicort during pregnancy


Symbicort can treat COPD and asthma. To cope up with a fungal infection you need to rinse your mouth with water and after each dose split it out. Do not swallow the water. It is available in the form of an inhaler and it can be used a couple of time during the day. The common side effects include cough, coids or headaches.

Symbiocort and pregnancy is a prescription based drug.

  • Coping up with the symptoms of asthma and in kids below 6 years of age they prevent wheezing
  • In the long term helps adults to deal with breathing problems suffering from COPD

This disorder is not restricted to adults or kids who

  • Face asthma symptoms all of a sudden
  • With an asthma controlled medicine it can be cured with a mild dose

Till date no evidence is available whether use of symbiocort is effective or safe for kids who are below the age of 6 years. At the same time the medication can be prescribed for other users. You need to discuss with your doctor to obtain more information.

Symbicort in early pregnancy can occur. Discuss with your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant or even if you are pregnant. In fact the FDA has gone on to classify medicines as per safety standards. There are five basic categories A, B, C, D and X. This goes on to outline the risk that is posed to a new born baby if the medicines are consumed during the period of pregnancy.

This medicine category makes its way on to C category. Pregnant animals were handed over this medicine and it was found that their babies did face problems. No conclusive evidence has emerged in case of human beings as well. You can rely on these medicines if potential benefits outnumber the risk which is posed to a mother.

In case of breastfeeding discuss with your doctor or even plan to breastfeed. Budesonide one of the main ingredients in Symbiocort could cause adverse reactions in a new born baby. You need to make a choice of whether to stop this medication or even stop the use of this medication. For the mother the importance of the use of this drug has to be considered.

The usage of this drug has to be undertaken as per prescription. The available strengths are 80/4.5 and 160/4.5. After using it rinse your mouth with water and with each dose throw out the puffs. The water should not be swallowed. This considerably reduces the chances of suffering from fungal infection in the throat and the mouth

The drug should not be sprayed in your eyes. If you are facing this drug into your eyes, then rinse it off with water. Still if redness goes on to persist it is better to get in touch with your health care provider.

Once you miss the dose, opt for the next one as and when you remember it. If it is time for the next dose skip for the missed dose.