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Pulmicort® (budesonide inhalation) is a medication licensed to prevent asthma attacks. The prescription drug works by opening up the airways to allow more air to get into and through the lungs.
The dosage of Pulmicort your healthcare provider prescribes will vary depending on several factors, such as your age, whether you are using the Pulmicort Respules® or the Pulmicort Flexhaler®, the severity of your asthma, and other medications you may be taking. The Pulmicort dose is taken once or twice a day every day. The drug is tolerated well by most people, but side effects may occur.
The first patents for the drug have already expired, but there are no generic versions available at this time. It's not known when a generic version may become available.
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