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Drug information on Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg) (Budesonide) from Cipla Limited

Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg)

  Inhaler
Cipla Limited
Generic : Budesonide
 241.00
100mg
200 MDI

Drug Name : Budesonide

Budesonide(Entocort) generic Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg) is a corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, and also for breathing trouble. It decreases the irritation and swelling of the lung.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg)

  Body as a Whole: Allergic reaction, chest pain, fatigue, flu-like disorder external ear infection and infection.

  Respiratory: Respiratory Infection, abnormal breathing sound, inflammation of nose and cough.

  Gastrointestinal: Inflammation of stomach/intestine, loss of appetite, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

  Eye and ENT: Ear infection and inflammation/infection of eye.

  Blood: Nosebleed and bruising.

  Skin : Rash, itching, redness and pimples.

  Central Nervous System: Emotional lability, headache, dizziness and drowsiness.

  Musculoskeletal : Fracture and muscle pain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- Inflammatory bowel disease Active: 9 mg/day, up to 8 week. Maintenance: 6 mg once daily, up to 3 months. Inhalation Asthma As metered dose inhaler: 400 mcg/day in 2 divided doses, up to 1.6 mg/day in severe cases. Maintenance: 200-400 mcg/day.

How to use Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg)?

It is available in the form of capsule, suspension, powder, inhaler, nasal spray to be administered orally.

When is Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated to people with acute episodes of asthma, asthma attack, who are taking mifepristone, hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of tuberculosis, infections, diabetes, increased eye pressure, high blood pressure, weak bones, stomach ulcer, who are taking other medications, bleeding problems, cataracts, or liver disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Patient may develop with extreme tiredness or weakness, if it is so consult with your doctor.

• Do not stop this medication without your healthcare provider’s advice.

• Avoid vaccination while taking this medication.

• If condition worsens, contact your doctor.

Other Precautions for Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg)

Patient may develop with increased risk of infections, use proper methods to prevent spread of such infections.

Storage Conditions for Budecort Inhaler (100 mcg)

Store it at room temperature (25°C), and in an airtight container.


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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