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Description

Potent corticosteroid available for intranasal, inhaled, rectal, and oral administration

Nasal form used for allergic rhinitis; available for prescription or non-prescription (OTC) use

Respiratory inhalation used for asthma or COPD

Used rectally to treat ulcerative colitis; used orally to treat Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Uses

This medication is used to treat certain bowel conditions (such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis). While budesonide does not cure these conditions, it may decrease symptoms such as pain and diarrhea. Budesonide is an anti-inflammatory drug (corticosteroid hormone). It works by decreasing the body's natural defense response (immune response).

Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily in the morning. Take this medication by mouth with a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 milliliters) unless your doctor directs you otherwise. Swallow this medication whole. Do not crush or chew. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. If you are using the extended-release tablets, do not split the tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.

Budesonide Interactions

It's always important to share with your doctor and pharmacist all of the medications you are taking.

This includes prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications, supplements like vitamins and other dietary supplements (nutritional shakes, protein powders, etc.), herbals, and any illegal or recreational drugs.

Budesonide and Alcohol

Because both budesonide and alcohol can cause dizziness, taking the two together may make it worse.

You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medication.

Budesonide Side Effects

Common side effects of budesonide include:

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Dizziness and headache
  • Upset stomach or stomach pain, gas, and bloating
  • General or joint pain
  • Fatigue
  • Low blood levels of potassium
  • Acne
  • Weakened immune system
  • Bladder or kidney infection

Serious side effects of budesonide include but are not limited to:

  • Cushing's syndrome (more likely with long-term use)
  • Decreased function of adrenal glands (more likely with long-term use and higher doses)
  • Pressure in the space between the skull and the brain

Warnings/Precautions:

Maintain regular regimen. Infections. If exposed to chickenpox or measles, consider antiinfective prophylactic therapy. Adrenal insufficiency may occur when transferring patients from systemic corticosteroids to inhaled corticosteroids: see literature. Monitor for growth suppression in children. Post-op or during stress: monitor adrenal response. Monitor for hypercorticism and HPA axis suppression (if occur discontinue gradually). Transferring from oral corticosteroids: see literature. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

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