What is Pulmicort Respules?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Budesonide

Pulmicort Respules is a brand name for budesonide, a corticosteroid. As an nebulized inhalant it is used to prevent wheezing, shortness of breath, and troubled breathing caused by severe asthma and other lung diseases.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Asthma 5 2
Bronchitis 2 0
Cystic fibrosis 2 2
Eosinophilic esophagitis 2 1
Sinus infection (sinusitis) 2 0
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pulmicort Respules

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pulmicort Respules

Dosage Patients
0.5 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Pulmicort Respules

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Pulmicort Respules

Duration

Currently taking Pulmicort Respules

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Pulmicort Respules

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Pulmicort Respules and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Budesonide-Formoterol (Symbicort) 1
Ciprofloxacin-dexamethasone (Ciprodex) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Pulmicort Respules.