Albuterol vs Pulmicort Respules

Albuterol
(Rx)
Pulmicort Respules
(Rx)
Albuterol is an asthma / COPD medication.
Pulmicort Respules is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Asthma
2.6
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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December 28, 1995
August 8, 2000
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
72,177 Discussions
336 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for Wheezing
#4 for COPD
#5 for Asthma Attack
Albuterol is prescribed for Asthma, Wheezing and Shortness of Breath and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
Pulmicort Respules is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Alb
Tiredness
6
Jitteriness
5
Anxiety
5
Shaking
4
Headaches
3
Chest Pain
3
Chest Tightness
3
Weakness
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Cramping
2
Pul
Bronchitis
8
Diabetes Insipidus
4
Ear Infection
3
Chronic Cough
3
Diabetes
3
Weight Gain
3
Fever
2
Chest Infection
2
Sneezing
2
Bad Dreams
2
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Albuterol
Alb
Pulmicort Respules
Pul
Tiredness
Alb
Pul
6
0
Jitteriness
Alb
Pul
5
0
Anxiety
Alb
Pul
5
0
Shaking
Alb
Pul
4
0
Headaches
Alb
Pul
3
0
Chest Pain
Alb
Pul
3
0
Chest Tightness
Alb
Pul
3
0
Weakness
Alb
Pul
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Alb
Pul
2
0
Cramping
Alb
Pul
2
0
Bronchitis
Pul
Alb
8
0
Diabetes Insipidus
Pul
Alb
4
0
Ear Infection
Pul
Alb
3
0
Chronic Cough
Pul
Alb
3
0
Diabetes
Pul
Alb
3
0
Weight Gain
Pul
Alb
3
0
Fever
Pul
Alb
2
0
Chest Infection
Pul
Alb
2
0
Sneezing
Pul
Alb
2
0
Bad Dreams
Pul
Alb
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Albuterol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Not Available
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Albuterol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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Solution: 2.5 mg /3 mL (0.083 %), 2.5 mg/0.5 mL, 0.63 mg/3 mL, 1.25 mg/3 mL, 5 mg/mL
Tablet: 2 mg, 4 mg, 8 mg, 8 mg (OSM)
Aerosol: 90 mcg/actuation
Capsule: 200 mcg
Syrup: 2 mg/5 mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Albuterol
Budesonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Albuterol and Pulmicort Respules: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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