Budesonide and its Interactions with Food, Herbs and Alcohol

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Budesonide interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - It is important to know how to take the medication to avoid the drug-food interaction. This interaction can sometimes also reduce the effectiveness of the drug itself.

Drug Name : Budesonide

Budesonide is a corticosteroid, prescribed for inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, and also for breathing trouble.

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Budesonide Interactions with Food and Herbs

Grapefruit: Grapefruit juice can increase the blood levels of budesonide resulting in severe side effects.


Budesonide Interactions with Alcohol

Budesonide taken with alcohol can cause dizziness.

How to Take the Medication - Budesonide

Budesonide comes in the form of a capsule to swallow by mouth. It is prescribed to be taken once daily. For better results, take the medicine at the same time each day. Don't crush/chew or split the capsule, but swallow it as a whole and also don't exceed the recommended dose and duration. It is also available for inhalation.



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