Pulmicort Respule is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) budesonide. On this page you will find out more about Pulmicort Respule, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: budesonide
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Pulmicort Respule 1 mg/2 mL inhalation solution, 30 x 2 mL ampoules
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Treatment of bronchial asthma and long term prophylaxis. INDICATIONS AS APPROVED 15 JULY 1997: Treatment of bronchial asthma. Pulmicort may also be used when replacement or reduction in oral steroid therapy is desirable. Treatment of acute laryngotracheobronchitis (croup) in infants and children.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||An easily resuspendable white to off-white suspension.|
|Dosage Form||Inhalation, conventional|
|Route of administration||Inhalation|
10 x 2mL (Export): Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
20 x 2mL (Export): Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
30 x 2mL: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
40 x 2mL (Export): Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
5 x 2mL (Export): Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Do not Refrigerate|
|Life time||2 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 April 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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