Symbicort® (budesonide/formoterol) Asthma

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Asthma ICS/LABAs and Symbicort®

Goals of treatment

In the UK, someone is having a potentially life-threatening asthma attack every 10 seconds, and one person is hospitalised every 8 minutes.4

When you prescribe an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS)/long-acting beta agonist (LABA) for an asthma patient with worsening symptoms: