Generic Name - Budesonide
Category - Anti-inflammatory drug
Generic for Pulmicort* is indicated to treat Respiratory problems. Budesonide (generic Pulmicort*) helps to prevent wheezing, shortness of breath, and troubled breathing caused by severe asthma and other lung diseases. It belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids. Generic for Pulmicort* prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
Generic for Pulmicort* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Pulmicort* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Pulmicort* should not be taken by patients who have any of the following ailment conditions.
High blood pressure
Glaucoma or cataracts
Diabetes or glaucoma
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Pulmicort*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Generic for Pulmicort* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericPulmicort*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Pulmicort* for asthma ( If you have previously been taking oral steroids), is 400 to 800 milligrams twice a day. The maximum long-term dosage is 800 milligrams twice daily.
Generic for Pulmicort* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Pulmicort* side Effects include bloody or black, tarry stools, confusion, excitement, restlessness, a false sense of well being, eye pain, decreased or blurred vision, fever, sore throat, sneezing, and cough.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Pulmicort*.
Generic for Pulmicort* and Pregnancy
It is recommended to discuss with your doctor the benefits and riks of Generic for Pulmicort* during pregnancy.
Generic for Pulmicort* and Breastfeeding
Studies do not indicate whether Generic for Pulmicort* is excreted in breast milk. Hence, if you are or will be breast feeding while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor to discuss the risks to your baby.
Generic for Pulmicort* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Pulmicort* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Pulmicort* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Pulmicort* in Geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Pulmicort* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.