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Budesonide

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Budesonide: Prevents asthma attacks. This medicine is a steroid. Budesonide is a steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fe ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It should work if used properly and remember Budesonide is used as a controller but not as a reliever, that is it should be used every day to prevent ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: It would work best in crohns involving the end of the small intestine and/or the beginning of the colon.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Yes
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Few: Mostly very well tolerated. May cause oral thrush and sometimes worsening of respiratory sympt such as runny nose, cough and sometimes abdominal pain. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Budesonide: It is Budesonide used in an "inhaler" form. It is a form of steroid used for respiratory problems that cause bronchospasm along with other meds. It is ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
The one....: That both you and your doctor agree works better for you!
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcel Goldberg
26 years experience Family Medicine
Different uses : Albuterol is a short acting bronchodilator used for acute/rescue treatment for wheezing. Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is a combination of an ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can be: Though typically it is dosed twice a day.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
12 years experience Family Medicine
Up in the Air: There are not sufficient data one way or the other to say specifically that advair won't harm your baby. As a general rule, inhaled medications are so ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Is it a steroid: Yes it is fluticasone proprinate. It does not readily get into the body but mainly works locally.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Costello
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Disrupts biolfilms: The theory is that in a sinus that is colonized with certain bacteria, the bacteria can form a layer that resists antibiotics form penetrating into it ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Inhaled steroid: Usually 2 times daily 1-4 puffs. When using steroid, remember to rinse your mouth after use.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Asthma and COPD: Usually this drug is administered twice daily by inhalation. The drug has typically been used as a maintenance (every day) inhaler in asthma and in C ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: In kids with a wheezing tendency as toddlers this can keep you out of the er dropping to once a day when they are not coughing is also ok.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really.: I'll presume you're talking about acute bronchitis, which is a very different entity from chronic bronchitis, which is a form of chronic lung disease. ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shulan
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
The combination help: Pulmicort is an inhaled steroid that reduces inflammation in the lung. Serevent (salmeterol) is a long acting bronchodilator that when used with an in ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
32 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is prescribed for asthma maintenance . It can be prescribed foroderate asthma too.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Allen
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The inhaled steroid will modulate the effect of a methacholine challenge. However, if your doctor is aware of the medication and still recommends the ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Combo vs single med.: Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is a combo inhaler made up of two medicines: Budesonide (steroid) and formoterol (long acting beta-agnoist). Oxi ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jahangir Ahdoot
39 years experience Sleep Medicine
Yes: Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) inhaler, rotohaler not avaialbe in usa.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Asthma controllers: Both are used as medications that control the underlying inflammation of asthma. Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) also contains a long-acting bro ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: This is a combination "controller" medication for preventing asthma attacks and for improving overall respiration between attacks. It is for moderate ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Bronchodilator: Xopenex/levalbuterol is useful as bronchodilator. It opens lower airways in asthma and asthma-related conditions.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
No.: Xopenx is a single medicine known as a short-acting-beta agonist (saba). There is no steroid. Its base medicine is albuterol. Most drugs have two f ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Pharmacist can check: I don't believe the combined use of those 3 medications are contraindicated. I would discuss it with either the prescribing physician and/or pharmacis ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, it is a steroid and has been associated with muscle spasms and weakness. Discuss this with your doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Irritability: It may cause irritation of the nose, irritability and possible drug interferenceas well as a host of other symptoms.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This is a: Non-absorbed steroid so it will not increase energy or cause a let down as it is tapered.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Budesonide& sudafed: Nothing untoward will happen if you take them together in the prescribed doses as recommended budesonide is an inhaled steroid used to control bronch ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No need: There is enough liquid in the 2 ml of Budesonide that no extra liquid is necessary. One just needs to squirt it in the nebulizer cup attach the tubin ... Read More
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