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Pulmicort Turbuhaler (budesonide) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Pulmicort Turbuhaler (budesonide):


budesonide ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

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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Pulmicort Turbuhaler (budesonide) drug interactions

There are 541 drug interactions with Pulmicort Turbuhaler (budesonide)

Pulmicort Turbuhaler (budesonide) disease interactions

There are 6 disease interactions with Pulmicort Turbuhaler (budesonide) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
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 information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

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