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Croup is a description of variety on upper respiratory tract condition in children, including laryngitis, laryngotracheitis, laryngotracheobronchitis, bacterial tracheitis or spasmodic croup. Common symptoms are: cough, inspiratory stridor, hoarseness, barking cough, sore ...Read more
Inhaled steroid: Pulmicort respules are the brand name for the inhaled corticosteroid Budesonide in a liquid form approved for the treatment of persistent asthma. It is available in 3 dosage forms: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg and 1 mg. It is especially useful treatment for infants and those who have difficulty using metered dose inhalers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inhaled steroid: Pulmicort respules are a form of inhaled steroid delivered via a nebulizer. It is considered a controller medication and generally used as part of a treatment for asthma. It is also available as a generic medication so if used it can be very cost effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When medications are to be administered 2x day, do 12 hours have to pass? Otherwise, what's the minimum? Pulmicort via nebulizer for 5mo.
Pulmicort is good: If your child has asthma symptoms 2 or more times per week then the asthma should be treated not only with a bronchodilator, rescue medication, such as albuterol, but also wiith an anti-inflammatory medication, such as Budesonide (pulmicort). This medication is used a lot with children because it is safe and comes in a solution which can be given by nebulizer via a mask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Below: I'm confused. If this is a patient, you need to discussing this with the patient's doctor. ...Read more
I just noticed i've been using Pulmicort asthma medicine 3 times today instead of 2. What should I do now?
Decrease to 2: Pulmicort is an inhaled corticosteroid that is used to control underlying airway inflammation in patients with asthma. The typical use is twice daily. If your symptoms are under good control and you've been using it 3 times a day, you can decrease to 2 times a day. Of course you should check with the physician that originally prescribed it to you. ...Read more