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Budefex (3 mg) (Budesonide) Drug Price and Information

Budefex (3 mg) is a corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, and also for breathing trouble.  Budesonide is indicated for: 1. Treatment of Mild to Moderate Crohn’s Disease
2. Maintenance of Remission of Mild to Moderate Crohn’s Disease
3. Inhalation suspension is used for treating bronchial asthma, COPD

Budefex (3 mg)

Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Budesonide
10 Capsules
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    Drug information on Budefex (3 mg) (Budesonide) from Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.


    Drug Name : Budesonide

    Budesonide is used for treating Crohn’s disease and Bronchial asthma.
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    Medical condition(s) for which Budefex (3 mg) may be prescribed

    Overview of Budefex (3 mg)

    Budesonide is used for treating Crohn’s disease and Bronchial asthma. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease in which, a patient experiences severe abdominal pain and erratic bowel movements.


    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.

    Side effects of Budefex (3 mg)

    • Body as a Whole- Tiredness

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

    • Gastrointestinal- Inflammation of stomach/intestine, loss of appetite, vomiting, abdominal pain, flatulence and diarrhea.

    • Eye and ENT- Ear infection and inflammation/infection of eye, cataract, glaucoma

    • Blood- Nosebleed and bruising.

    • Skin - Rash, itching, redness and pimples.

    • Central Nervous System- Headache, dizziness and drowsiness.

    • Musculoskeletal – Fractures and muscle pain.

    How to use Budefex (3 mg)?

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

    When Should Budefex (3 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Budesonide should not be used by patients: 1. As the primary treatment of status asthmaticus or severe sudden asthma
    2. With hypersensitivity to budesonide or any of the ingredients

    Warnings and Precautions for Budefex (3 mg)

    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 Budefex (3 mg)

    • Budesonide may decrease growth among kids.
    • Sudden withdrawal can cause joint and/or muscular pain, lassitude, and depression
    • Patients may get oral thrush during inhalation. So proper rinsing after inhalation is required.

    Drug Interactions of Budefex (3 mg)

    Do not take Budesonide with: Ketoconazole

    Storage Conditions for Budefex (3 mg)

    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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