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Drug Interactions between Perforomist and Pulmicort Respules

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • Perforomist (formoterol)
  • Pulmicort Respules (budesonide)

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Interactions between your drugs


budesonide formoterol

Applies to: Pulmicort Respules (budesonide) and Perforomist (formoterol)

Information for this minor interaction is only available at a professional reading level.

For clinical details see professional interaction data.

Drug and food interactions


budesonide food

Applies to: Pulmicort Respules (budesonide)

You should avoid the regular consumption of large amounts of grapefruits and grapefruit juice while taking budesonide. Grapefruit can raise the levels of budesonide in your body and lead to increased side effects. Do not increase or decrease the amount of grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.