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Pulmicort Flexhaler: PULMICORT FLEXHALER (budesonide inhalation powder) is an inhalation-driven multi-dose dry powder inhaler containing a formulation of 1 mg per actuation of micronized budesonide and micronized lactose monohydrate which contains trace levels of milk proteins.

  • Each actuation of Pulmicort Flexhaler (budesonide inhalation powder) 180 mcg delivers 160 mcg budesonide from the mouthpiece and each actuation of PULMICORT FLEXHALER 90 mcg delivers 80 mcg budesonide from the mouthpiece
  • Indicated in maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in adult and pediatric patients six years of age or older
  • The medicine comes in two different forms and strengths, including:
    Pulmicort 90 mcg Flexhaler® (containing 60 inhalations, with 90 mcg per inhalation)
    Pulmicort 180 mcg Flexhaler® (containing 120 inhalation with 180 mcg per inhalation)
  • Pulmicort Flexhaler consists of a number of assembled plastic details, the main parts being the dosing mechanism, the storage unit for drug substance, and the mouthpiece
  • The inhaler is protected by a white outer tubular cover screwed onto the inhaler
  • The body of the inhaler is white and the turning grip is brown. The Pulmicort flexhaler inhaler cannot be refilled and should be discarded when empty

Source: astrazeneca-us.com