- What is BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION?
- Is BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION?
- What are the side effects of BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION?
- What is the dosage for BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION?
- Is BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION?
Is BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
Use during pregnancy has not been adequately evaluated. Symbicort harmed the fetus in animal reproductive studies.
It is not known whether components of Symbicort are secreted in breast milk. Other medications in this class are secreted into breast milk. It is not known whether the small amounts of Symbicort components that may appear in breast milk have an effect on the infant.
What else should I know about BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION?
What preparations of BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION are available?
Aerosol: 80/4.5 mcg per spray; 160/4.5 mcg per spray
How should I keep BUDESONIDE/FORMOTEROL-INHALATION stored?
Budesonide should be kept at room temperature, 20 C to 25 C (68 F to 77 F). It should be shaken well before each use.
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information
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