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Budecort 3 MG Capsule

Manufactured byCipla Ltd.
ContainsBudesonide
Description

Budecort 3 MG Capsule is used to treat mild to moderately active Crohn's disease (a bowel disease that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive system) involving the ileum and/or the ascending colon.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Budecort 3 MG Capsule

  • Fever
  • Sneezing
  • Skin rash, hives, or itching
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Lower back pain
  • Involuntary shaking of the body or limbs
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Indigestion
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Anxiety

Uses of Budecort 3 MG Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Crohn's Disease
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of allergy to Budesonide or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Infections

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with latent or active infections since this medicine can suppress the immune system and worsen the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher in patients on high doses of this medicine for a prolonged period of time. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine may alter blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes. This interaction is based on the dose and duration of this therapy. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary for such patients during treatment with this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Impaired liver function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function may be required during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Decrease bone density

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with osteoporosis since this medicine may cause loss of bone density and further worsen the existing condition. Close monitoring of bone density, appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Growth retardation

This medicine may cause growth retardation in some children. Therefore, children receiving this medicine should be monitored closely with regard to growth parameters. The dose should be titrated to the minimum effective dose to reduce the chances of such side effects. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Visual disturbances

This medicine may cause blurred vision or other visual disturbances in some patients. Report any such symptoms to the doctor immediately. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Clarithromycin

Ketoconazole

Antihypertensives

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Disease interactions

Hyperadrenocorticism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a high level of adrenal hormones in the body due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Ocular Toxicities

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of cataracts, glaucoma, or increased intraocular pressure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by binding to certain receptors and inhibits the release of chemical substances that cause inflammation of the lining of the digestive system.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Glucocorticoids

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2009/021324s008lbl.pdf

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Budesonide - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 19 June 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01222

DailyMed - Budesonide capsule [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 29 May 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=2c2ce3a8-7125-4ee0-afae-73a9cac8fd31
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