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Albuterol vs. Budesonide for Asthma

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Albuterol

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Rating: 2 out of 5
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Salbutamol (International Nonproprietary Name) or albuterol (United States Adopted Name) is a short-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist used for the relief of bronchospasm in conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.... Read more on Wikipedia
Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel... Read more on Wikipedia
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was taking budesonide,for a wrong diagnosis liver problem
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What patients are saying about Albuterol vs. Budesonide

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...P/RN. First time I used albuterol I thought it was a miracle. I do use budesonide and...
My son is also on Budesonide(Pulmicort) daily and albuterol...
My son is also on Budesonide(Pulmicort) daily and albuterol as needed. He has had ...using the inhaler version of albuterol regularly. They said it is less effective and harder on their...
(budesonide), which is extremely safe (category B). It keeps...
...asthma, too (diagnosed ...a steroid inhaler, Pulmicort (budesonide), which is extremely safe (category B). It keeps me very stable ...have to use my albuterol (before I went on Pulmicort, I w...
- My Dr. prescribed Budesonide to be administered as...
Albuterol - My Dr. prescribed Budesonide to be administered as a nasal spray, can I use Albuteral? The 2 together can cause...
calls it Pulmocort) since albuterol wasn't working.  We...
...guys on now?  We're on Budesonide (my pedi calls it Pulmocort) since albuterol wasn't working.  We stopped the Budesonide after 5 weeks as directed, ...I guess, Maggie got sick again.  I keep...
ped and she gave him budesonide as well. DH thought the...
Nebulizer moms DS was prescribed albuterol last week. Sat, DH took DS back to the ped and she gave him budesonide as well. DH thought the ped said to mix them together and give them at the same...
pedi ultimately switched us to budesonide (which she calls...
...this young, but I might be wrong about that.  In any event, I do hope your LO starts feeling better soon - breathing treatments are no fun for anyone. ETA: We started on albuterol, too.  Our...
Budesonide and Albuterol are dangerous for pregnancy?  My...
...son is started to get a runny nose and I've heard a ...in a lot of the medication.  Does anyone know if Budesonide and Albuterol are dangerous for pregnancy?  My husband can definately do the...
used both of those (albuterol and budesonide) with each...
I have used both of those (albuterol and budesonide) with each pregnancy...my asthma flares up terribly when I'm...
was just prescribed albuterol and budesonide for a severe...
...budesonide for a severe cough. This is new to us. I am just wondering if there is anything specefic I need to know or any tips you experienced moms have. It seems eas...
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