How to Use a Jet Nebulizer


Before using a nebulizer with your child, remember to read all of the instructions. You can also download a Mom’s Guide to Jet Nebulizing to find tips from moms like you on how they made nebulizing easier. If you have any questions about how to use a nebulizer, contact your child’s doctor or the manufacturer.

PULMICORT RESPULES should be administered using a jet nebulizer connected to an air compressor with adequate flow, not an ultrasonic nebulizer, which works differently than a jet nebulizer. Please see the packaging or instructions supplied with your child’s nebulizer to make sure that it is a jet nebulizer and not an ultrasonic nebulizer.

PARI JET PLUS® Nebulizers and PARI MASTER® Compressors were used in controlled clinical studies. Although PULMICORT RESPULES has been used in other jet nebulizers, the safety and efficacy of PULMICORT RESPULES have not been established using those systems.

Do not mix PULMICORT RESPULES with other nebulizer medicines.


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Important Safety Information

PULMICORT RESPULES is not a bronchodilator and should NOT be used to treat an acute asthma attack. If your child is switching to PULMICORT RESPULES from an oral corticosteroid, follow the doctor's instructions to avoid serious health risks when your child stops using oral corticosteroids.

Only use PULMICORT RESPULES with a jet nebulizer machine that is connected to an air compressor. Do not use an ultrasonic nebulizer.

Thrush infection of the mouth and throat may occur with PULMICORT RESPULES.

Avoid exposure of your child to infections such as chicken pox and measles. Tell your doctor immediately if your child is exposed.

Inhaled corticosteroids may cause a reduction in growth rate. The long-term effect on final adult height is unknown.

PULMICORT RESPULES should not be used if your child is allergic to budesonide or any of the ingredients.

Be sure to tell the healthcare provider about all your child's health conditions and all medicines he or she may be taking.

As with other inhaled asthma medications, bronchospasm, with an immediate increase in wheezing, may occur after dosing. If bronchospasm occurs following dosing with PULMICORT RESPULES, it should be treated immediately with a fast-acting inhaled bronchodilator. Treatment with PULMICORT RESPULES should be stopped and your physician consulted.

The most common side effects include respiratory infection, runny nose, coughing, ear infection, viral infection, thrush in the mouth and throat, inflammation of the stomach including vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and loss of appetite, nose bleed, pink eye, and rash.

Approved Use

PULMICORT RESPULES® (budesonide inhalation suspension) is a maintenance medicine used to control and prevent asthma symptoms in children ages 12 months to 8 years.

Please click here for full Prescribing Information for PULMICORT RESPULES.

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This product information is intended for US consumers only.

PULMICORT RESPULES is a registered trademark of the AstraZeneca group of companies.

PARI JET PLUS Nebulizer and PARI MASTER Compressor are registered trademarks of PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc.

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