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What should I know about budesonide and formoterol?

You should not take budesonide and formoterol during an asthma attack. Some research has indicated that budesonide and formoterol may increase the possibilities of asthma-related death. You should talk with your doctor before taking it if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, seizures, thyroid disorder, osteoporosis, herpes simplex infections that affect your eyes, diabetes, tuberculosis or imbalances in electrolytes. You should also tell your doctor about any allergies you may have and if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

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