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Table 3 Most commonly reported adverse events in patients treated with formoterol or budesonide/formoterol

From: Budesonide/formoterol and formoterol provide similar rapid relief in patients with acute asthma showing refractoriness to salbutamol

Preferred term Formoterol (n = 57) Budesonide/formoterol (n = 58)
Tremor 4 (7) 4 (7)
Headache 3 (5) 3 (5)
Asthma aggravated 1 (2) 1 (2)
Tachycardia 2 (4) 0
AE associated with test procedure 0 1 (2)
T-wave changes 0 1 (2)
Chest pain 0 1 (2)
Hypokalaemia 1 (2) 0
Dizziness 0 1 (2)
Pruritus 0 1 (2)
  1. The number (%) of patients with each adverse event is given.
  2. AE = adverse event.