- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Diclofenac Diethylamine
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Tiotropium Bromide
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Pulmicort* used for?
Generic for Pulmicort* (Budesonide) is an inhalation medication prescribed to treat asthma attacks. It belongs to a class of drugs called corticosteroids that prevent asthma symptoms such as shortness of breath, trouble breathing, and wheezing. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Pulmicort*?
The dosage of Generic for Pulmicort* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Pulmicort*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Pulmicort* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Pulmicort*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Pulmicort*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Pulmicort*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Pulmicort*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Pulmicort*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Pulmicort* can interact with antibiotics, HIV/AIDS medicines, tricyclic antidepressants, and antifungal medicines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Pulmicort*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Pulmicort* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Pulmicort* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Pulmicort* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Pulmicort* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Pulmicort* can cause side effects such as mouth sores, cough, headache, runny nose, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pain. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are swelling of the face, difficulty breathing, and vision problems.This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Pulmicort*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Pulmicort*?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Pulmicort* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Pulmicort*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Pulmicort*?
How will Generic for Pulmicort* work in my body?
How should Generic for Pulmicort* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Pulmicort* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Pulmicort* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug. Before using Generic for Pulmicort*, tell your doctor if you have a history of tuberculosis, liver disease, and osteoporosis. Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or breast-feeding. Avoid being near individuals who have chicken pox or measles.