Pulmicort Respules Dosage

Generic name: budesonide

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  NEB: 0.25 mg per 2 mL, 0.5 mg per 2 mL, 1 mg per 2 mL

COPD exacerbation

[1.5-2 mg NEB q6h]
Info: do not mix w/ other nebulized meds

Asthma, maintenance tx

[0.5-1 mg NEB bid]
Start: 1-2 mg NEB bid; Info: titrate to lowest effective dose; do not mix w/ other nebulized meds; taper oral steroids gradually after >1wk

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
hepatic impairment: monitor closely

SRC: NLM .