Pulmicort (Budesonide) is a corticosteroid used to prevent bronchial asthma. Pulmicort (Budesonide) is not used to relieve an asthma attack. Pulmicort (Budesonide) may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Pulmicort side effects, that may go away during PULMICORT treatment, include cough, throat irritation, hoarseness, bad taste in mouth, headache, fever, indigestion, or nausea. If Pulmicort side effects continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience Pulmicort side effects like sinus infection, ear infection, white patches in mouth or on throat, or mental/mood changes. If you notice other Pulmicort side effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.