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Pulmicort (budesonide) is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Budesonide is less popular than other corticosteroids. It is available in brand and generic versions.

Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Generic budesonide is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans

The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of budesonide is around $170.68, 71% off the average retail price of $593.47. Compare corticosteroids.
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Which Allergy Nasal Sprays are Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 23, 2018

Nasal allergy sprays treat stuffy noses and itchy eyes related to allergies. If you’re pregnant though, you may wonder if they’re safe to use. Recent studies have shown us that nasal steroid sprays are safe to use during pregnancy for mild to moderate allergy symptoms. However, not all nasal sprays are safe during pregnancy. Here’s what you need to know.

How do we know nasal steroid sprays are safe during pregnancy?

Commonly used steroid nasal sprays (also called intranasal glucocorticoid sprays) include Flonase (fluticasone propionate), Nasacort AQ (triamcinolone), Nasonex (mometasone), Omnaris (ciclesonide), Rhinocort Aqua (budesonide) and Veramyst (fluticasone furoate). See More

10 Common Medications that Cause Joint Pain — from Cholesterol Drugs to Asthma Inhalers

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 18, 2018

Joint pain, back aches, and other musculoskeletal complaints are among the most prevalent health issues out there. When it comes to joint pain specifically (known as arthralgia), arthritis is the most common cause. But before you blame your achy joints on arthritis, did you know that everyday medications can cause joint pain too? Here are 10 common offenders.

1) Antibiotic — levofloxacin 

Levofloxacin (Levaquin) belongs to a group of antibiotics known as “fluoroquinolones” and is commonly prescribed for sinus infections and pneumonia. See More

Asthma Inhaler Arnuity Ellipta Now Approved for Young Children — Here’s How to Save

Tori Marsh - May 29, 2018

First approved in 2014 for patients 12 years of age and older, Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone) is a popular inhaler used in the long-term management of asthma. Now, the inhaler can also be prescribed to younger children — as of May 2018, Arnuity Ellipta is FDA-approved for treating asthma in kids as young as 5 years old.

While this does expand treatment options for young children, Arnuity Ellipta is expensive and can be unaffordable for many. See More

How To Beat Expensive Asthma Inhalers: Budesonide Alternatives

Katie Mui - May 19, 2018

It’s no secret that asthma inhalers have gotten expensive, and there are no signs of soaring prices slowing down. Even under Medicare Part D, asthma inhalers are high-ticket drugs. They’re listed under Medicare’s higher-tier, “non-preferred” or “specialty” drug categories, which pushes the cost of these medications onto the 43 million Americans enrolled in Part D.

Whether or not you’re enrolled in Medicare, asthma inhalers can be pricey. See More

Here’s Why Asthma Inhalers Are So Expensive

Tori Marsh - April 18, 2018

In 2013, the New York Times published an expose on the high price of asthma inhalers, in an article headlined “The Soaring Cost of a Simple Breath.”

So what’s happened in the 5 years since? Prices have only gotten worse.

A GoodRx analysis of cash prices for asthma inhalers shows that prices have climbed about 35% since 2013, from an average price of around $280 in 2013 to more than $380 today.

The average cash price for one inhaler of Advair, a leading medication for asthma, increased from $316 in 2013 to $496 in 2018 – a 56% increase. See More

How to Stop Snoring

Dr. Sharon Orrange - January 22, 2018

Snoring is extremely common and 70% of folks with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) snore. On the other hand, those who suffer from snoring do not necessarily have OSA. Snoring is caused by the vibration of soft tissues obstructing the throat during sleep.

Patients and their partners often seek help from their doctor with the primary complaint of snoring. Remember, if you have significant obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) wearing a nighttime CPAP device is the solution. See More

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