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    Budesonide

    Information about Budesonide

    Budesonide uses

    Budesonide is used in the treatment of asthma.

    How budesonide works

    Budesonide is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

    Common side effects of budesonide

    Hoarseness of voice, Sore throat, Oral infections
    Content Details
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    Written By
    Dr. Deepak Soni
    BAMS
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    Reviewed By
    Dr. Varun Gupta
    MD (Pharma), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    28 Feb 2019 | 10:53 AM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Budesonide

    • Budesonide ‘dampens down’ inflammation in the lungs to provide long-term (maintenance) treatment of asthma and prevent disease progression.
    • Budesonide will not work for an ongoing asthma attack. Use your rescue inhaler to control sudden difficulty in breathing.
    • Gargle with warm water after each inhalation to avoid any fungal infections in your mouth and throat.
    • Take it at the same time every day to prevent asthma attacks.
    • Never breathe out into the mouthpiece.
    • Only minuscule amounts of Budesonide may get absorbed into the bloodstream after inhalation. Hence, serious side effects such or weight gain are unlikely.


    Content on this page was last updated on 28 February, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)