Budicort 0.5 is used to prevent the symptoms of asthma (wheezing and shortness of breath). It is a steroid and is known as a "preventer". You need to ha... View More
Uses of Budicort 0.5
Side effects of Budicort 0.5
How to use Budicort 0.5
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Twist off the top of the respule/transp... View More
How Budicort 0.5 works
Budicort 0.5 is a steroid. It prevents the cells in the lungs and breathing passages from releasing chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swellin... View More
What if you forget to take Budicort 0.5?
If you miss a dose of Budicort 0.5, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to y... View More
Inhalation Asthma Adult: As metered-dose aerosol: 400 mcg daily in 2 divided doses, increased up to 1.6 mg daily in severe cases. Maintenance: 200-400... View More
Inhalation Asthma Child: 2-12 yr As metered-dose aerosol: 200-800 mcg daily in divided doses. 5-12 yr As dry powd inhaler: 200-800 mcg daily in 2 di... View More
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of this preparation.
Mode of Action
Budesonide controls the rate of protein synthesis, depresses the migration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes, fibroblasts, reverses capillary permeability... View More
Active or doubtfully quiescent tuberculosis, paradoxical bronchospasm; untreated fungal, bacterial, or systemic viral infections, or ocular herpes simpl... View More
>10% Respiratory infection (34-38%),Rhinitis (7-12%),Otitis media (1-12%) 1-10% Nasopharyngitis (10%),Nasal congestion (3%),Pharyngitis (3%),Allerg... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy There are no adequate well-controlled studies in pregnant women; however, there are published studies on use of budesonide, in pregnant women... View More
Increased systemic exposure w/ potent CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. ketoconazole). Decreased systemic exposure w/ CYP3A4 inducers (e.g. carbamazepine).
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