AIRSUPRA

Generic Name/API: albuterol and budesonide

Manufacturer: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

Dosage Forms & Strength & Pack Size:
Inhalation aerosol: Pressurized metered dose inhaler that delivers a combination of albuterol 90 mcg and budesonide 80 mcg per actuation.

Storage:
Store at controlled room temperature 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F) [see USP]. Keep in a dry place away from heat and sunlight.
For best results, the canister should be at room temperature before use. Shake well before using. Keep out of reach of children.
Contents under pressure. Do not puncture. Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Exposure to temperatures above 49°C (120°F) may cause bursting. Never throw canister into fire or incinerator. Avoid spraying in eyes.

  • INDICATION
  • IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

INDICATION
APPROVED USE
AIRSUPRA combines 2 medicines to be used as needed as a rescue inhaler in people 18 years of age and older to:

treat or prevent symptoms of asthma
help prevent sudden severe breathing problems (asthma attacks)

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Do not use AIRSUPRA if you are allergic to albuterol, budesonide, or any of the ingredients in AIRSUPRA
Before using AIRSUPRA, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions and about all the medicines you take
A dose of AIRSUPRA is 2 inhalations (puffs) as needed. Use AIRSUPRA exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to use it. Do not use AIRSUPRA more than 12 puffs (which equals 6 doses) within a 24-hour period
AIRSUPRA is not to be used as a maintenance treatment for asthma. If you are currently taking medicine long-term to maintain control of asthma symptoms, you should continue to take that medicine as directed by your healthcare provider
Do not change or stop other inhaled medicines or asthma medicines (oral or inhaled) without first talking to your healthcare provider
Call your healthcare provider or get emergency medical care right away if your breathing problems get worse, you need to use AIRSUPRA more often than usual, or AIRSUPRA does not work as well to relieve your asthma
AIRSUPRA can cause serious side effects, including:
worsening trouble breathing, coughing, and wheezing (paradoxical bronchospasm). If this happens, stop using AIRSUPRA and call your healthcare provider or get emergency medical care right away. This is more likely to happen with your first use of a new canister of medicine
heart problems, including faster heart rate and higher blood pressure
possible death in people who use too much AIRSUPRA
serious allergic reactions. Tell your healthcare provider or get emergency medical care right away if you have a skin rash, redness, or swelling; severe itching; swelling of the face, mouth, or tongue; trouble breathing or swallowing; or chest pain
changes in laboratory blood levels. Low levels of potassium (hypokalemia) may cause abnormal heart rhythms
weakened immune system and increased chance of getting infections
fungal infection in your mouth and throat (thrush). This is a common side effect. Rinse your mouth with water, if available, without swallowing after using AIRSUPRA to help reduce your chance of getting thrush
reduced adrenal function (adrenal insufficiency). This can happen when you start taking a medicine containing an inhaled corticosteroid (such as AIRSUPRA)
bone thinning or weakness (osteoporosis)
eye problems, including glaucoma and cataracts. Your healthcare provider may suggest having regular eye exams while using AIRSUPRA. Discuss any eye problems with your healthcare provider
Common side effects include headache, cough, and hoarseness. These are not all the side effects of AIRSUPRA. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist

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