Pulmicort Nebulizer Suspension 0.25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Pulmicort: Nebulizer suspension (0.25mg)

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Pulmicort 0.25mg/2ml Respules

What is this Medicine?

BUDESONIDE (bue DES oh nide) is a corticosteroid. It helps decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.

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In-Depth Information

Pulmicort 0.25mg/2ml Respules Suspension for Inhalation

NDC: 001861988
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Protect from light
Store unused product in foil pouch
Store upright
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Pulmicort 0.25mg/2ml Respules Suspension for Inhalation
Daily Life Interactions for Pulmicort 0.25mg/2ml Respules Suspension for Inhalation

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Pulmicort 0.25mg/2ml Respules Suspension for Inhalation(Budesonide)
Grapefruit juice and Budesonide(Budesonide)
Grapefruit juice can increase the amount of oral Budesonide (Entocort-EC) that your body absorbs. Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the side effects of oral Budesonide. If possible, you should avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice while taking Entocort-EC. At the very least, avoid large changes (i.e., either increases or decreases) in your daily intake of grapefruit and grapefruit juice. Grapefruit juice is not expected to interact significantly with inhaled or nasal Budesonide (Pulmicort or Rhinocort).
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Second Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Third Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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