Side effect(s) of Budesonide

Review the side-effects of Budesonide as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
• 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.

Other Precautions :

• 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.
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