How many grams are in a SYMBICORT inhaler?
Each 120 inhalation canister has a net fill weight of 10.2 grams and each 60 inhalation canister has a net fill weight of 6.9 grams (SYMBICORT 80/4.5) or 6 grams (SYMBICORT 160/4.5). Each canister is packaged in a foil overwrap pouch with desiccant sachet and placed into a carton.
How many doses are in a turbuhaler?
Symbicort Turbuhaler contains 60 or 120 doses. Symbicort 100/6 Turbuhaler: One inhalation contains budesonide equivalent to 100 micrograms metered dose and formoterol equivalent to 6 micrograms metered dose.
How many puffs are in a SYMBICORT inhaler?
Symbicort inhalers come in two strengths, with each inhaler containing either 60 or 120 puffs.
What is SYMBICORT forte Turbuhaler?
Symbicort forte Turbuhaler is an inhaler that is used to treat asthma in adults and adolescents aged 12- 17 years. It is also used to treat the symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in adults aged 18 years and older. It contains two different medicines: budesonide and formoterol fumarate dihydrate.
Is Symbicort a DPI or MDI?
One such therapy is budesonide/formoterol in one dry-powder inhaler (DPI) (Symbicort® Turbuhaler®, AstraZeneca R&D, Lund, Sweden), a combination that has been shown in numerous trials to be an effective and well-tolerated treatment for asthma (2–7).
How many grams is an albuterol inhaler?
PROAIR HFA (albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol is supplied as a pressurized aluminum canister with a red plastic actuator with a dose counter and white dust cap each in boxes of one. Each canister contains 8.5 g of the formulation and provides 200 actuations (NDC 59310-579-22).
Is Symbicort a DPI?
What happens if you use too much Symbicort?
Overdose symptoms may include chest pain, fast heartbeats, and feeling shaky or nervous. If this medication gets in your eyes, rinse with water and call your doctor if you have severe eye redness or irritation. Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections.
Does Symbicort inhaler have steroids in it?
Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol fumarate dihydrate) is a combination of a steroid and a long-acting bronchodilator used to prevent bronchospasm in people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
What is a DPI device?
A dry-powder inhaler (DPI) is a device that delivers medication to the lungs in the form of a dry powder. DPIs are commonly used to treat respiratory diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and COPD although DPIs (such as Inhalable insulin) have also been used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.