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Budesonide Inhalation

(byoo-DES-oh-nide)

Budesonide (Pulmicort Respules, Pulmicort Flexhaler) is an inhaled steroid used for long-term control of asthma symptoms. It helps prevent your child from having an asthma attack by decreasing the inflammation that always exists in the airways of the lungs. Budesonide is given through a powder for inhalation or aerosol machine (nebulizer). 

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If Your Child Misses a Dose

Common Side Effects

Warning Signs


Last Updated: 09/2011