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Brand name: Pulmicort Turbuhaler TM

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Active ingredients: budesonide

What it is used for

Treatment of bronchial asthma. INDICATIONS AS AT 3 June 1994: Treatment of bronchial asthma. May also be used when replacement or reduction in oral steroid therapy is desired.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Inhalation.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Replace the cover firmly after use
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

CONTAINER - Plastic container dark-brown turning base embossed 'BUDESONIDE 400'on bottom. PRODUCT- White to off-white rounded granules which disintegrate to a fine powder upon slight pressure.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient budesonide

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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