Pulmicort Turbohaler 100, 200, 400

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Pulmicort Turbohaler is a preventer inhaler and contains a medicine called budesonide. This belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It works by reducing and preventing swelling and inflammation in your lungs. You should use your Pulmicort Turbohaler every day, as your doctor has told you to. This helps to prevent asthma symptoms from happening.

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  • Contains the active ingredient budesonide
  • Available in 100, 200, 400 micrograms strengths
  • Preventer inhaler - helps to prevent asthma symptoms from happening
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Pulmicort Turbohaler contains the active ingredient budesonide which is a type of medicine called 'corticosteroid'. Each puff contains 100, 200 or 400 micrograms of budesonide.


Do not use Pulmicort Inhalers if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to budesonide or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine. Do not use Pulmicort Turbohaler unless your doctor tells you to. If you get pregnant while using Pulmicort Turbohaler, do not stop using Pulmicort Turbohaler but talk to your doctor immediately.

Important Interactions

You must tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take other medicines, in particular:

  • steroid medicines
  • medicines to treat fungal infections - such as itraconazole and ketoconazole
  • HIV medicines - such as ritonavir or cobicistat-containing products
Side Effects
  • thrush (a fungal infection) in the mouth
  • mild sore throat, coughing and a hoarse voice
  • Pneumonia (infection of the lung) in COPD patients
Please Note

All medication can cause side effects. We have only listed a few to be aware of. Details of all side effects, including rare side effects to be aware of, are listed in the patient information leaflet (PIL). When completing your medical questionnaire, it is very important that you answer the questions truthfully. This is to ensure your doctor has a full picture of your medical history before prescribing. List all medicines you are already taking, including non-prescription and herbal medicines.


Other preventer inhalers are available, but you should only request the preventer inhaler that has previously been prescribed to you by your regular GP.

Looking after your medicine

Do not take medicines after the expiry date stamped on the pack. Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.

Medicines are only intended to be used by the person they are prescribed for. Do not give your prescribed medicine to anybody else, even if they have the same symptoms as you. Medicines can be harmful if used by anybody other than the person they have been prescribed for.

References Pulmicort Turbohaler 100, 200, 400 Patient Information Leaflet
British National Formulary: budesonide
Last reviewed & updated  15/03/2020   Authored  14/11/2009

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