Pulmicort Turbuhaler (Budesonide)
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Pulmicort Turbuhaler Uses and Indications:
Pulmicort Turbuhaler works directly on the airways to reduce inflammation thus improving asthma condition and preventing severe asthma attacks. The medicine in the inhaler is carried to the lungs with your breath through the mouthpiece of the Pulmicort Turbuhaler. The inhaler contains budesonide which belongs to the class of drugs called corticosteroids.
Regular use of this inhaler reduces the swelling of airways thus reducing the severity and number of asthma attacks. This inhaler should be used every day to increase its effectiveness. It does not help if an asthma attack has already started.
Pulmicort Turbuhaler is available online from Canada Pharmacy at the best price. You can have it be directly delivered to your doorstep.
The active ingredient in this inhaler is budesonide.
It might not be safe for you to use this inhaler if you:
- Are allergic to budesonide
- Have liver problems
- Have inactive or active lung tuberculosis
- Have an untreated bacterial, viral, or fungal lung infection
Follow the instructions of your doctor regarding dosage. Every pack of Pulmicort Turbuhaler comes with a leaflet that explains the instructions comprehensively. Read this leaflet carefully as it outlines the correct way to use this inhaler. This inhaler should not be used by children who are younger than 6 years of age. In case of severe asthma attacks use your asthma reliever medicine.
Wipe the inhaler with a tissue after every use. Do not use water. Read the cleaning instructions printed on the leaflet provided with the inhaler to learn about the right way to use and clean it. Do not store near a sink or in the bathroom as dampness and heat can damage the medicines.
Usually, this inhaler does not have any side effects, but be sure to contact your doctor if you feel:
- Irritation of mouth or tongue
- Thrush (fungal infection in throat and mouth)
- Mild irritation in the throat
You can prevent the above problems by rinsing your mouth after every single use of the inhaler.
Some uncommon side effects of this inhaler are:
- Thirst, bad taste in the mouth
- Dry mouth
- Feeling light-headed
- Weight gain
- Nausea, diarrhea
Product Code: 1759
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