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Pulmicort Rotacap


(Budesonide)
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Formulation: Tablet

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Pulmicort Rotacap

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Alternate Brand Name(s) : Entocort EC, Uceris, Pulmicort, Pulmicort Rotacap, Pulmicort Flexhaler, Pulmicort Nebuamp, Pulmicort Respules, Pulmicort Turbuhaler, Uceris,, Budecort

Budesonide is a steroid that reduces inflammation in the body.

Budesonide is used to treat mild to moderate Crohn's disease.

Recommendation:.

The recommended dose 9 mg orally once daily in the morning for up to 8 weeks. Treatment can be tapered to 6 mg daily for 2 weeks prior to complete cessation.

Previously treated with bronchodilators alone:

I to 2 inhalations (200 mcg to 400 mcg) twice daily. Maximum dose: 2 inhalations (400 mcg) twice daily.

Previously treated with oral corticosteroids:

I to 4 inhalations (400 mcg to 800 mcg) twice daily. Maximum dose: 4 inhalations (800 mcg) twice daily.

Pulmicort Flexhaler (90 and 180 mcg/inh):

2 inhalations (360 mcg) twice daily. In some patients, a starting dose of 180 mcg twice daily may be appropriate. The maximum dosage should not exceed 360 mcg twice daily.

Treating mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Budesonide extended-release tablets is a corticosteroid. It works by decreasing inflammation.

Precautions:

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with budesonide and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Avoid the use of grapefruit products while taking budesonide.

Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Call your doctor for preventive treatment if you are exposed to chicken pox or measles. These conditions can be serious or even fatal in people who are using budesonide.

Breastfeeding:

Budesonide, like other corticosteroids, is secreted in human milk. Data with budesonide delivered via dry powder inhaler indicates that the total daily oral dose of budesonide in breast milk to the infant is approximately 0.3% to 1% of the dose inhaled by the mother. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering budesonide inhalation to nursing women. The manufacturer of oral budesonide recommends that due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking into account the clinical importance of the drug to the mother.

Active Ingredient: Budesonide

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