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Generic: budesonide-formoterol
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It is used to treat asthma
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or get worse. If you need to use your short- acting inhalers more often, call your doctor right away. Do not use more than every 12 hours.

If you have asthma, be aware that using this medicine may increase your risk of dying from asthma related problems. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking this medicine. NEVER use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.

This medicine may increase your risk of getting an infection. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are around anyone with measles or chickenpox, or if you develop sores or blisters that do not heal properly.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions such as skin rash or itching, hives, swelling of the face, lips or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever
  • high blood pressure
  • nervousness
  • tremors
  • white patches or sores in mouth

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • cough
  • different taste in mouth
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • stuffy nose
  • stomach upset

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store in a dry place at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Do not get the inhaler wet. Keep track of the number of doses used. Throw away the inhaler after using the marked number of inhalations or after the expiration date, whichever comes first. Do not burn or puncture canister.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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