Asthma Home > Basic Information on Pulmicort
DosingThe dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- Whether you are taking Pulmicort Respules or the Pulmicort Flexhaler
- The severity of your asthma
- Other medications you may be taking.
Side EffectsAs with any medicine, there are possible side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well. When side effects do occur, in most cases they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
- A sore throat and an irritated or runny nose
- Viral infections