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Pulmicort Nebules

Formulation : Ampules

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Pulmicort Nebules /Budesonide used for?

Pulmicort Nebules is a prescription-require Nebules that is primarily used to prevent asthma attacks, by decreasing irritation and swelling within the airways, to control asthma symptoms.

How should Pulmicort Nebules /Budesonide be stored?

Pulmicort Nebules should be stored at room temperature in an area that is protected from both moisture and heat. When keeping your Pulmicort Nebules in storage, ensure that the cover is tightly shut.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Pulmicort Nebules/Budesonide ?

Pulmicort Nebules is a prescription-required medicine that should be taken in the exact fashion that is outlined in your prescription. When using the Pulmicort Nebules, follow the directions that are listed in your prescription. If these directions are unclear, contact your doctor for more information. The Pulmicort Nebules should only be used for prevention of asthma attacks. Once an asthma attack has begun, the Pulmicort Nebules will not work fast enough to relieve your symptoms. Most doctors will advise that you rinse your mouth with water after using the Pulmicort Nebules to prevent yeast infections. If your asthma symptoms do not improve after two weeks, schedule an appointment with your doctor to reassess the effectiveness of your medication.

When should Pulmicort Nebules /Budesonide not be taken?

If you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the Pulmicort Nebules, you should not use this medication. This medication should additionally not be used to treat asthma attacks that have already begun. Do not use Pulmicort Nebules if you are currently breastfeeding a child. Pulmicort Nebules should not be administered to children less than six years of age.

What precautions should I follow when taking Pulmicort Nebules /Budesonide ?

Before you begin using the Pulmicort Nebules, let your doctor know if: you are allergic to any drugs; you have a history of tuberculosis; you have any type of bacterial, viral or fungal infection; you have herpes simplex infection of your eyes; you have osteoporosis; or if you have liver disease. You may need a special dosage in order to safely take this medication. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, you may wish to discuss taking Pulmicort Nebules with your doctor, however, Pulmicort Nebules is not expected to be harmful to unborn children.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Pulmicort Nebules /Budesonide ?

This medication may lower the effectiveness of your immune system; while using the Pulmicort Nebules, it is best to avoid contact with those who are sick or have infections. If you are exposed to someone who has chicken pox or measles, contact your doctor for preventative treatment.

When should Pulmicort Nebules /Budesonide not be taken?

Severe Side Effects: weakness, tired feeling, nausea, vomiting, feeling like you might pass out; wheezing or breathing problems after using Pulmicort; worsening respiratory symptoms; ear pain with fever; vision problems; or changes in the shape or locatio

Common Side Effects: white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips; runny or stuffy nose, sneezing; sore throat, cough; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain; nosebleed; or headache.

Other: None.