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Budesonide Inhaler

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Steroid Inhaler Pulmicort Adult, Children

Budesonide Inhaler - What is it for

​Budesonide inhaler is a steroid inhaler that helps to reduce and prevent swelling and inflammation in the lungs. Budesonide inhaler is normally referred to as a ‘controller’ inhaler as it helps to control symptoms such as breathlessness in asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a disease affecting the lungs which makes it harder for the person to breathe as the disease gets worse.

Budesonide Inhaler - Additional Information

For controller inhalers with dose counter, check the dose counter and change the canister once the dose counter indicates zero [000] doses.

For controller inhalers without dose counter, mark the date of opening and based on the dosing regimen, throw away when the doses are used up.


  • Updated on 7/31/2019 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
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