Pulmicort is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for maintenance treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Pulmicort is not indicated for rescue usage during acute bronchospasms. Pulmicort is also known by its drug name, Budesonide.
Pulmicort is a corticosteroid, a drug that dilates the bronchi and bronchioles in the lungs, making it easier to breathe. Pulmicort is believed to work by reducing inflammation and swelling in the airways.
How do I take it?
Pulmicort comes in three different delivery systems. Your doctor may prescribe Pulmicort Respules, Pulmicort Turbuhaler, or Pulmicort Flexhaler.... read more