Pulmicort 90 mcg Flexhaler

Pulmicort® (budesonide inhalation) is a prescription medicine commonly used for preventing asthma attacks in adults and children.
It comes in two different forms and strengths, including:
  • Pulmicort 90 mcg Flexhaler® (containing 60 inhalations, with 90 mcg per inhalation)
  • Pulmicort 180 mcg Flexhaler® (containing 120 inhalations, with 180 mcg per inhalation)
  • Pulmicort Respules® 0.25 mg per 2 mL vial
  • Pulmicort Respules® 0.5 mg per 2 mL vial.
For adults, the recommended starting Pulmicort dosage is two inhalations of Pulmicort Flexhaler 180 mcg twice daily. For children age six and older, the recommended dose is one inhalation of Pulmicort Flexhaler 180 mcg twice daily.
For asthma treatment in children ages 12 months to 6 years old, the recommended Pulmicort dose varies, depending on what type of asthma medication was previously taken. The recommended doses range from 0.25 mg once daily to 0.5 mg twice daily (or 1 mg once daily).
(Click Pulmicort Dosage for more information on the Pulmicort 90 mcg Flexhaler and for tips on how to use the inhaler.)
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