Drug Information

 


  











 

Pharmacokinetics

It is a non-halogenated
glucocorticoid with a high topical: systemic activity ratio. It is
reported to be more effective than beclomethasone. A small fraction is
absorbed that is rapidly metabolised in the body.

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Indiaction
& Dosage

Inhalation : 

BRONCHIAL ASTHMA, PREVENTION OF ATTACKS:

Adults : 100-200mcg twice dialy maximum 1600mcg/day.

Children : 50-100mcg twice daily maximum 800mcg/day.
Budesonide is not indicated for acute attacks of asthma. Patients should
be instructed to rinse the mouth with water after each dosing

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Action

Locally exerts anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive
actions in the nasal mucosa & the bronchial tree. Inhibits release of
mediators such as histamine, leukotrienes, cytokines etc. Reverse the
marked increase in eosinophils in the mucosa 

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Interactions

Interactions with other drugs are
usually rare.

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Precautions

Precautions must
be taken in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis, fungal and viral
infections of airway, pregnancy and breast-feeding.

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Brands
available in Market


 






 









Budecort Inhaler
Inhaler 100mcg 200md Protec
Budez

 
Inhaler 100mcg 200md Natco
Inhaler 200mcg 200md Natco
Pulmicort

 
Inhaler 100mcg/md       100mcg/md Astra-IDL
Inhaler 100mcg/md        100mcg/md Astra-IDL




  




 

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Drug Information
 

  

 
Pharmacokinetics

It is a non-halogenated glucocorticoid with a high topical: systemic activity ratio. It is reported to be more effective than beclomethasone. A small fraction is absorbed that is rapidly metabolised in the body.

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Indiaction & Dosage

Inhalation : 
BRONCHIAL ASTHMA, PREVENTION OF ATTACKS:
Adults : 100-200mcg twice dialy maximum 1600mcg/day.
Children : 50-100mcg twice daily maximum 800mcg/day. Budesonide is not indicated for acute attacks of asthma. Patients should be instructed to rinse the mouth with water after each dosing

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Action

Locally exerts anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive actions in the nasal mucosa & the bronchial tree. Inhibits release of mediators such as histamine, leukotrienes, cytokines etc. Reverse the marked increase in eosinophils in the mucosa 

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Interactions

Interactions with other drugs are usually rare.

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Precautions

Precautions must be taken in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis, fungal and viral infections of airway, pregnancy and breast-feeding.

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Budecort Inhaler

Inhaler

100mcg

200md

Protec

Budez

 

Inhaler

100mcg

200md

Natco

Inhaler

200mcg

200md

Natco

Pulmicort

 

Inhaler

100mcg/md      

100mcg/md

Astra-IDL

Inhaler

100mcg/md       

100mcg/md

Astra-IDL


  

 

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