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My dad was using budecort 1mg respules and duolin respules before, now Pulmicort 0.25mg/ml budesonide. With this help? Will he still has breathing diff

My dad was using budecort 1mg respules and duolin respules before, now Pulmicort 0.25mg/ml budesonide. With this help? Will he still has breathing diff

See the doctor: You did not indicate what is your father's medical diagnosis. These are medications that are usually given to children and may not be adequate to control your father's symptoms. I think you should contact his doctor and inform them of his symptoms. ...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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8 yr, cold, cough & chest block frequently. Dr suggested budecort 0.5mg (dudesonide) 2*day&levoline 1.25mg (levosalbutamol)4*day without tests. Is it ok??

8 yr, cold, cough & chest block frequently. Dr suggested budecort 0.5mg (dudesonide) 2*day&levoline 1.25mg (levosalbutamol)4*day without tests. Is it ok??

Cough: If he was examined by his doctor. Yes it is ok based on his clinical finding & judgment. But if symptoms persisted running some test might be necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 3months baby is suffering from cold and cough and has blocked nose in nights am using nasal drops for him and also can I use duoden and budecort?

My 3months baby is suffering from cold and cough and has blocked nose in nights am using nasal drops for him and also can I use duoden and budecort?

See his doctor: 3 months old with these symptoms need to be seen by the pediatrician, keep using the saline nasal drops though, but don't use strong prescription medications unless under doctor's supervision, wish you and your baby wellness ...Read more

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My 6 month old kid is suffering from cough from past 2 days. Doctor has advised for nebulization. There are two drugs "duolin" & "budecort". Which one?

My 6 month old kid is suffering from cough from past 2 days. Doctor has advised for nebulization. There are two drugs "duolin" & "budecort". Which one?

He must be: Treating your 6 months old for reactive airways disease. Use Duolin every 6 hours as needed for wheezing and budecort twice daily. You need to talk to your doctor about your baby's case. Hard to advice how aggressive you need to be with treatment without examining. ...Read more

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Mother aged 80 patient copd. Ventilator once. Inhaler asthalin, neubulising asthaline and budecort. Deriphyllyne, prbpm90-100, spo2p. Advice?

Mother aged 80 patient copd. Ventilator once. Inhaler asthalin, neubulising asthaline and budecort. Deriphyllyne, prbpm90-100, spo2p. Advice?

Difficult situation: COPD at advanced age is difficult. You are probably looking at longterm oxygen which has been showing to decrease mortality in the disease. Make sure your mother's medications are maximized. Also consider physical therapy or pulmonary rehab to help her physically deal with her illness. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: budesonide?

Please describe the medication: budesonide?

Budesonide: 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 disease (inflammatory bowel disease). ...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 be used in Crohn's disease?

Can budesonide be used in Crohn's disease?

Yes: It would work best in crohns involving the end of the small intestine and/or the beginning of the colon. ...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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Does a budesonide inhaler work as performance enhancer?

Does a budesonide inhaler work as performance enhancer?

Budesonide inhaler: No it is used as a controller med for bronchial asthma and it is not a performance enhancer
it is a inhaled steroid for asthma. ...Read more

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Can both Duolin and Budesonide neb be used together in the same nebulizer?

Can both Duolin and Budesonide neb be used together in the same nebulizer?

Mgt: You can use different nebulized medications and delivery them using the same nebulizer. It is best not to mix these together. I would suggest using the Bronchodilator first and then the steroid preparation. ...Read more

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I have had diarrhea once a day for two weeks. I took budesonide. Should I take again? All tests neg.

I have had diarrhea once a day for two weeks. I took budesonide. Should I take again? All tests neg.

Diarrhea: Colonoscopy? H pylori? C difficile? Checked for stool bacteria, yeast, ova parasite, shigella salmonella and Camphylobacter? Unusual for a inhalation spray to cause diarrhea but it is a steroid and steroids can irritate the stomach. They also weaken the immune system so could make you more suceptible to infection. Why taking budesonide? Discuss use of budesonide and diarrhea w/ doc ...Read more

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Is it safe to be on Budesonide indefinitely? I have taken it for 14 years and only recently developed skin thinning. I can't take other drugs.

Is it safe to be on Budesonide indefinitely? I have taken it for 14 years and only recently developed skin thinning. I can't take other drugs.

Mgt: It may be associated with some adverse effects which I would suggest reviewing in the product insert, rinsing your mouth after use, and avoiding smoke.
A virtual appointment may be booked online to review your labs and action plan. ...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?

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