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Need new Dr new here primary care and pulmonologist not good fit, I have asthma allergies and fibro. Bad reaction to budesonide. How find? Plse help!

Need new Dr new here primary care and pulmonologist not good fit, I have asthma allergies and fibro. Bad reaction to budesonide. How find? Plse help!

New physician: Call your local hospital and ask for a list of primary care physicians who are taking new patients. Also ask your friends or relatives for recommendations as long as they are happy with their physicians. ...Read more

Dr. Amir Sharafkhaneh
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Budesonide (Definition)

Prevents asthma attacks. This medicine is a steroid. Budesonide is a steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for crohn's ...Read more


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My 3 1/2 yr old uses albuterol and budesonide in nebulizer 2x a day to treat cough and congestion due to allergies. Is it safe to keep using often.

My 3 1/2 yr old uses albuterol and budesonide in nebulizer 2x a day to treat cough and congestion due to allergies. Is it safe to keep using often.

Depends on conditio: Albuterol is a bronchdilater and Budesonide is an inhaled steroid (anti inflammatory) prescribed in children and adults for bronchial asthma.Depending on the severity of asthma it may have to be used often if needed and prescribed under medical supervision and it is safe. Budesonide is a controller medicine, means it controls the inflammation and albuterol is a bronchodilator used for symptom relief. ...Read more

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Does a budesonide inhaler work well?

Does a budesonide inhaler work well?

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 asthma flare ups, albuterol is use as a reliever, that is it should be used when wheezing, having chest tightness etc... ...Read more

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Can budesonide aggravate tendonitis?

Can budesonide aggravate tendonitis?

Tendinitis: Budesonide as an inhaled steroid should have no detrimental effect on tendinitis. If your tendinitis is aggravated consider another reason. If the tendinitis has been there longer than 6-8 weeks should consider it not to be inflammated (itis) but instead to be tendinosis. Tendinosis is a chronic change in the tendon. ...Read more

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How effective is Budesonide for treating croup?

How effective is Budesonide for treating croup?

Mgt: This medication can be used to treat inflammation in the airway. Other treatments include cool air mist. Usually croup is a mild self limited illness. ...Read more

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What's a Pulmicort turbuhaler (budesonide)?

What's a Pulmicort turbuhaler (budesonide)?

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 used as a "controller" medication.
It decreases swelling in the respiratory tract. ...Read more

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Budesonide inhalation for my two year old?

Budesonide inhalation for my two year old?

Your question is???: This is a common medication for reactive airway disease treatment at this age. ...Read more

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Will Budesonide effect a methacholine challenge?

Will Budesonide effect a methacholine challenge?

Medications: Yes it can by reducing inflammation and treating your asthma, bronchial responsiveness may be effected.
Please consult with your PFT lab technician regarding which medications will need to be stopped prior to testing. ...Read more

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What happens when you mix sudafed and budesonide?

What happens when you mix sudafed and budesonide?

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 bronchial asthma and sudafed is available over the counter (sudaephedrine)and it a decongestant often used alone or in combination with antihistamines. ...Read more

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How effective is Budesonide for treating autoimmune hepatitis?

How effective is Budesonide for treating autoimmune hepatitis?

Not effective!: Oral budesonide is poorly absorbed and little will go to your liver. See a rheumatologist or a GI doc! There are better treatment options. This one is off the cuff, unless you have IBD and are having hepatitis do to Crohn's or regional enteritis! ...Read more

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How long does symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) take to work?

How long does symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) take to work?

Not a rescue drug...: Check out page 10 at http://www1.Astrazeneca-us. Com/pi/symbicort. Pdf. Average time to bronchodilation (opening up lungs) was 15min. Maximum objective measured benefit (fev1) occurred at 3hrs while significant improvement continued past 12hrs (this drug is dosed twice daily). Fev1 improved dramatically in 1st 2wks & continued to improve thru wk 6 at which stabilized thru wk 12 (duration of study). ...Read more

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Will Budesonide flex-haler cause negative results in a methacholine test?

Budesonide+methachol: Hello Kevin823
Budesonide is a steroid alone inhaler and does not appear on the list of drugs to be avoided before a methacholine challenge test. The drugs to avoid are the beta-2 stimulants, like albuterol, salmeterol, formoterol, theophylline. thanks ...Read more

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What about using symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) for maintainance and relief?

What about using symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) for maintainance and relief?

Maintain not relief: Asthma is caused by inflammation. Which can trigger bronchial spasm. Together these can cause coughing, chest discomfort, shortness of breath or wheezing. When this occurs regularly, you need a controller medicine like symbicort (or similar brand). A quick relief ("rescue ") inhaler (never symbicort) is used for symptoms that. When asthma is controlled...Is only needed once or twice a week. ...Read more

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Can I combine a Hypersal neb treatment with a Budesonide treatment? Can I admin them both to a 5m baby?

Can I combine a Hypersal neb treatment with a Budesonide treatment? Can I admin them both to a 5m baby?

Breathing treatment: If you are referring to breathing treatment combining saline and budesoid, it should be fine for 5 month old ...Read more

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My 10 month old is prescribed to take Budesonide once daily for his asthma. Is this safe for long term use?

My 10 month old is prescribed to take Budesonide once daily for his asthma. Is this safe for long term use?

Yes: While this is a steroid preparation, the use as an inhalant allows it to go directly to the lungs where its action is needed. It is broken down by metabolism quickly, reducing total body exposure that would come with oral or injected meds. ...Read more

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C an I administer HyperSal and Budesonide back to back to a 5 month old baby via nebulization? Could I combine them?

Nebulizer: You can combine them. Remember that the Budesonide is only supposed to be given 2x per day maximum. Keep in close contact with your child's pediatrician and notify them immediately if there is any worsening of your child's condition. ...Read more

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Is VSL#3 safe with 3mg t.d.s budesonide? I wasn't sure if there's potential for overgrowth. (Otherwise immunocompetent)

Is VSL#3 safe with 3mg t.d.s budesonide? I wasn't sure if there's potential for overgrowth. (Otherwise immunocompetent)

Yes, why: Yes it is usually safe. Any time you use an inhaled steroid, the is a risk of yeast overgrowth. Your medical conditions you list do not include asthma ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


Dr. Katharine Cox
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Pulmicort Turbuhaler (Definition)

Pulmicort Turbuhaler is an inhaled steroid which is a kind of ...Read more