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PULMICORT FLEXHALER Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Warnings & Dosing

What is PULMICORT FLEXHALER?

What is PULMICORT FLEXHALER?

PULMICORT FLEXHALER is the brand name for budesonide and is available as a metered dose inhaler.

What dosages is PULMICORT FLEXHALER available in?

What dosages is PULMICORT FLEXHALER available in?

PULMICORT FLEXHALER is available as a FLEXHALER device containing budesonide (90 mcg or 180 mcg) as an
inhalation powder.

What is PULMICORT FLEXHALER used for?

What is PULMICORT FLEXHALER used for?

PULMICORT FLEXHALER is an inhaled corticosteroid that is used to treat asthma.

How does PULMICORT FLEXHALER work?

How does PULMICORT FLEXHALER work?

PULMICORT FLEXHALER is an inhaled corticosteroid. It lowers inflammation in your lungs, which controls asthma and prevents asthma attacks.

How do I take PULMICORT FLEXHALER?

How do I take PULMICORT FLEXHALER?

PULMICORT FLEXHALER is typically dosed as follows:

Patients 18 Years of Age and Older: For patients 18 years of age and older,
the recommended starting dosage is 360 mcg twice daily. In some adultpatients, a starting dose of 180 mcg twice daily may be adequate. The maximum dosage should not exceed 720 mcg twice daily. (2.1)

Patients 6 to 17 Years of Age: The recommended starting dosage is 180 mcg twice daily. In some pediatric patients, a starting dose of 360 mcg twice daily may be appropriate. The maximum dosage should not exceed 360 mcg twice daily.

Is it safe for me to take PULMICORT FLEXHALER?

Is it safe for me to take PULMICORT FLEXHALER?

PULMICORT FLEXHALER is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication in the following:
Primary treatment of status asthmaticus or other acute episodes of
asthma where intensive measures are required.
Severe hypersensitivity to milk proteins and any of the ingredients in
PULMICORT FLEXHALER.

PULMICORT FLEXHALER Common Side Effects

PULMICORT FLEXHALER Common Side Effects

Common side effects of PULMICORT FLEXHALER:

  • Cold
  • Stuffy nose
  • Sore throat
  • Allergic rhinitis (hay fever)
  • Viral upper respiratory tract infection
  • Nausea
  • Stomach flu
PULMICORT FLEXHALER Serious Side Effects

PULMICORT FLEXHALER Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with PULMICORT FLEXHALER. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

Call your doctor or go to the ER if you experience status asthmaticus (when asthma attacks follow one another without pause) or other acute episodes of asthma requiring immediate attention.
If you have hypersensitivity to milk proteins please let your doctor know as you can develop serious allergic reactions to PULMICORT FLEXHALER.

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on PULMICORT FLEXHALER

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on PULMICORT FLEXHALER

The following medications may interact with PULMICORT FLEXHALER:

  • Strong cytochrome P450 3A4 inhibitors (e.g., ritonavir): Use with
  • caution. May cause increased systemic corticosteroid effects.
Who makes PULMICORT FLEXHALER?

Who makes PULMICORT FLEXHALER?

AstraZeneca

Is PULMICORT FLEXHALER safe in pregnancy?

Is PULMICORT FLEXHALER safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if PULMICORT FLEXHALER can harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you become pregnant while taking PULMICORT FLEXHALER. You and your healthcare provider will decide if you should take PULMICORT FLEXHALER while you are pregnant.

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