Pulmicort turbuhaler (budesonide) side effects?

Few. Mostly very well tolerated. May cause oral thrush and sometimes worsening of respiratory sympt such as runny nose, cough and sometimes abdominal pain. Check with the pharmacy for a complete list.

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Whats 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...

How close together can you give nebulized Pulmicort (budesonide 0.5mg)? Forgot to give "extra" pre-op dose. 11 hours until surgery. 6yr old child.

Pulmicort. The 0.5 mg dose is once a day. You can give half the dose every 12 hours, so you could give 0.25 mg dose now. Read more...
Give it . Pulmacort at .5 mg twice daily is common for symptomatic kids @ 6. A third dose if desired by your treating team is fine. Read more...

Pulmicort 0.25mg/ml budesonide 2ml nebulising suspension do we have to mix with sterilised water? How much should I add?

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 tubing and start! do not add anything else. Read more...

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...

My father is having breathing difficulties due to lung cancer. Is this good for him? Pulmicort 0.25mg/ml budesonide 2ml nebulising suspension

Good for asthma. Pulmicort (budesonide) is an inhaled steroid medication approved for treating and preventing asthma. It will not help or harm a person with lung cancer. Read more...
Possibly. Any respiratory treatments should be helpful, but the breathing problems may be due to the amount of lung affected, as well as prior lung function and smoking history. Read more...

Is there a higher risk for side effects when switching to symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) 160/4.5 from 80/4.5?

Yes, but saves lives. Higher doses of inhaled steroids are associated with more local side effects such as hoarseness and thrush. These can be reduced with use of a spacer with your inhaler. Higher doses are also associated with an slight increased risk of pneumonia and may have an effect on your bone density over time. However, uncontrolled asthma is associated with a poor quality of life and increased mortality. Read more...