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I have recently been put on the Symbicort SMART regime but been prescribed Symbicort 400/12. As the information leaflet and the inhaler itself say not to be used in this way I am concerned that I may be taking a higher dose than recommended. When I mentioned this to the doctor in the clinic they told me I was stupid and didnt know anything. I have since researched the SMART regime and the 400/12 inhaler is not licenced for use as a reliever.

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Response from Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Dear patient - I am very concerned to read your post. Please give the Advice Centre a call on 01246 512640 so that we can arrange for you to speak to a clinician regarding your medication. Alternatively you can send your contact details to advicecentre@chesterfieldroyal.nhs.uk detailing the issue you describe here. With regards Sarah Turner-Saint, Head of Communications

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