Budesonide and Formoterol
The dose of budesonide and formoterol that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition being treated
- The severity of your breathing problems
- Other medications (including asthma or COPD medications) you may be taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your budesonide and formoterol dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Budesonide and Formoterol Dosing for more information about dosing for budesonide and formoterol.)
As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with budesonide and formoterol. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the drug well. When budesonide and formoterol side effects do occur, in most cases they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of budesonide and formoterol include, but are not limited to:
- Sore throat and irritated or runny nose
- Upper respiratory tract infection (such as the common cold)
- Throat pain.
(Click Side Effects of Budesonide and Formoterol to learn about specific budesonide and formoterol side effects, including some of the more serious side effects that you should report to your healthcare provider.)