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Budesonide Inhalation: What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your budesonide inhalation as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of budesonide inhalation.

Budesonide Inhalation Strengths

Budesonide inhalation inhalers are available in two strengths:
  • Budesonide inhalation 90 mcg inhaler -- containing 60 inhalations, with 90 mcg per inhalation
  • Budesonide inhalation 180 mcg inhaler -- containing 120 inhalations, with 180 mcg per inhalation.
Budesonide inhalation suspension is available in two strengths:
  • Budesonide inhalation suspension 0.25 mg per 2 mL vial
  • Budesonide inhalation suspension 0.5 mg per 2 mL vial.

Is There a Generic Version of Budesonide Inhalation?

Currently, some forms of this medication are available as generics (see Generic Pulmicort for more information).
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