Symbicort Research Paper

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There are quite a few serious side effects associated with taking Symbicort that you should be aware of. Pneumonia and other lower respiratory tract infections are possible side effects. However, people with COPD have a higher chance of getting pneumonia. 1COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include a change in the amount or color of mucus, fever, experiencing chills, and increased coughing or breathing problems. Serious allergic reactions such as a rash, hives, swelling of the face, mouth, or tongue are also possible side effects. This medication can cause an immune system effect that can heighten your risk for infection. If you have stopped taking oral corticosteroid medicines and start taking inhaled corticosteroid medicine, this may lead to adrenal insufficiency. 2Adrenal insufficiency is a disorder in which the adrenal glands above the kidney do not produce enough hormones. 3Corticosteroid medications are drugs that mimic the effect of hormones that your body…show more content…
With this being said, everyone should have some form of understanding of medical terminology. Whether it is on the news or from a drug advertisement, everyone has encountered medical terminology at some point in his or her life. As a future pharmacist, I will have to confront patients of various backgrounds. Even if some patients are well educated, people do not have the same level of comprehension of medical terminology as a health care professional. As a pharmacist, it will be my duty to educate and counsel patients with their use of medication, and understanding medical terminology plays a huge role in this. In learning medical terminology, I realize that I may not learn every term there is to know. However, I have learned how to analyze a term and use the prefixes as hints for its

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