Is It Okay To Use Symbicort When You Are Short Of Breath?
Good afternoon, I am a patient who has just been diagnosed with asthma. But I feel suffocated for only a few moments, and not often. First I was diagnosed by the puskesmas with TB but after 2 sputum tests the results were negative. So I was referred to the hospital and finally I was given symbicort medicine. Can I use it only when I am congested?
Shortness of breath can be caused due to various causes. several causes that can cause shortness of breath such as;
Pulmonary tuberculosis Bronchitis COPD Asthma Pneumonia From the state you are experiencing, asthma is a condition where there is hypersensitivity of the airways to an allergen. These allergens can be dust, smoke, animal dander, cold air, or maybe asthma can be triggered due to stress / emotions. Asthma can cause symptoms such as shortness of breath, chest discomfort, breathing accompanied by a wheezing sound. Asthma usually requires treatment using several drugs to control attacks, one of which is using Symbicort.
Using symbicort you should follow the rules given by your doctor. symbicort is usually used as a controller, which is to prevent asthma attacks. Symbicort contains budesoinde and foromterol, both of these substances have a long working life, so that if used during an attack it will be less effective.
So, it is recommended that you use the drug according to your doctor's recommendations. It is important to re-control the doctor, so that the doctor can monitor the progress of your condition.
Here's an article you can read about asthma
may be useful. thank you