9 patient evaluations for Budesonide

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Jan 26, 2016 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 720 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: I remain very pleased with Pulmicort.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 28, 2015 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 720 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: Pulmicort remains the most effective long term asthma treatment I have ever used.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 2, 2010 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 720 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication is a very fine powder, instead of an aerosol spray so it did NOT cause a thrush coating to my tongue.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2015 (Started Mar 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: My nebulizer quit working during a time when I had to change doctors and therefore had to have everyone of my medications rewritten by the new doctor when I finally found one I could work with (and after only about 2 to 3 months, I found out she quit to take a better position) so I get to go through it all over again! Ugh!!#!). Anyway, due to all of the Medicaid and Medicare regulations regarding medical equipment, I haven't been able to use the Budesonide (or another neb med). The pharmacy & doctors finally got everything worked out so I'm getting new machine next week & will be restarting the nebulizer meds again at that time. The time it takes, especially when I also take the duonebs at the same time, is really frustrating and boring. So sometimes I "conveniently" forget it. The duoneb however brings about a major difference right when I'm taking it which makes it easier to adhere to the schedule. I don't really notice that there is any improvement when I'm using it, but I can definitely tell a difference when I don't use it regularly.

Aug 14, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, dry mouth, sore throat, dry throat)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg/2 mL Twice daily
Advice & Tips: This is a nebulizer version of Pulmicort. I take it twice a day. I also take DuoNeb 4 times/day via nebulizer. Duoneb is a sterile inhalation solution containing a combination of albuterol and ipratropium. nebulizer version of albuterol. The DuoNeb and Budesonide solutions can be mixed and taken together, however, this causes a lot of foaming and ultimately takes significantly longer than taking one after the other.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2012 (Started May 12, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for perennial allergy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 0.5 mg/2 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2011 (Started Aug 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 160 mcg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Didn't work for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 14, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: This didn't work for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 18, 2011 (Started Jun 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I wasn't on it long enough to properly evaluate it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 10, 2010 (Started Jun 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: This didn't do me any good.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 9, 2010 (Started Jun 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I honestly don't remember anything about this drug. Sorry.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2011 (Started Mar 08, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for allergies)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.032 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2010 (Started Aug 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 0.5 mg/2 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: I experience dry mouth and sleeiness
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 4, 2010 (Started Aug 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for asthma)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 0.5 mg/2 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: I've experienced dry mouth
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2005 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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