Pulmicort

Active Ingredient(s): Budesonide
FDA Approved: * June 24, 1997
Pharm Company: * ASTRAZENECA
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Pulmicort Overview

Budesonide (BUD), sold under the brand name Pulmicort among others, is a medication of the corticosteroid type.[1] It is available as an inhaler, pill, nasal spray, and rectal forms.[1][2] The inhaled form is used in the long-term management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).[1][3][4] The nasal spray is used for allergic rhinitis and nasal polyps.[2][...

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Pulmicort Turbuhaler (Budesonide)

I've been on the pulmicort turbuhaler for 9 days and my b/p is now very high. I'm taking it for asthma, but don't know if I should stop taking it? ## Budesonide is a steroid class medication, which has been known to cause elevated blood pressure as a side effect. However, you should speak to your doctor, rather than just stopping it, as you may need to try a different medication, and they may also need to prescribe something to help lower your blood pressure. How high has it been?

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Weird affects

I am following a very active life for 2 years now. End of last year i was beginning to struggle with throat problems, breathing very difficult while excerise. My has descripe Pulmicort, but after 6 months is back or even worse. Went for lung function test.... test came back normal. Now she has describes Xanor SR 0.5mg 3 times a day. But 2nd day, i am feeling dizzy at times, weak especially the muscles. And if i am not think cleary, almost blurry. I am not feeling like myself. I need to drink it for 10 days to see if it works for my breathing ect. Any 2nd opinion, please? ## Xanor contains the active ingredient Alprazolam, it is most commonly used to treat anxiety, and nervous disorders. The NIH warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effect...

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pomacort

for asthma ## interested in side effects to pomacort ## The correct spelling of this medication is Pulmicort - please click on that link for more information. Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Budesonide
  • Aerosol, Foam: 2mg, 2mg/actuation
  • Aerosol, Metered: 0.032mg/actuation, 0.032mg/inh, 32mcg/actuation
  • Capsule: 3mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 3mg, 6mg, 9mg
  • Inhalant: 200mcg/actuation
  • Powder: 100%, 180mcg, 90mcg
  • Powder, Metered: 0.08mg/inh, 0.16mg/inh, 0.32mg/inh
  • Solution: 2mg
  • Spray, Metered: 0.032mg/inh, 0.032mg/spray, 0.064mg/inh, 32mcg/actuation
  • Suspension: 0.25mg/2ml, 0.5mg/2ml, 1mg/2ml
  • Tablet: 9mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 9mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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