Budez Cr 3 Mg (Budesonide)
Also known as: Entocort EC, Pulmicort Turbuhaler, Pulmicort Respules
Active ingredient: Budesonide
Packaging Type: 10 caps/film
Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries
Product Code: PR10215
What is Budez Cr 3 Mg?
Budez CR is a controlled release formulation of a medicine called Budesonide. It contains 3mg of the drug and is prescribed to treat mild to moderately severe Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease of the intestines.
Class and Mechanism of Action
Budez CR contains Budesonide as the main drug. It belongs to the group of corticosteroids. It inhibits inflammatory process in the bowel by blocking the action of inflammatory substances and cells in the blood. It also blocks the mediators of inflammation like histamine, leukotrienes etc.
Looking after Budez Cr 3 Mg
Store it at room temperatures and away from the reach of kids and pets.
How to take Budez Cr 3 Mg?
Take it orally preferably at the same time each day.
The typical adult dose is 9 mg once in a day for 8 weeks. Consult your doctor for your prescription.
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Inform your doctor of any other concurrent medications that you are taking. Avoid this medicine if you have an active infection in the body. Use with caution in patients of high B.P., glaucoma, patients with poor immunity. Do not stop the medicine abruptly. Titrated withdrawal is required.
Possible Side Effects
- Headache, dizziness
- GI upset
- Abdominal discomfort, flatulence
When should Budez Cr 3 Mg not be used?
Patients with poor immunity, adrenal suppression, hypersensitivity to the drug, active infections, severe glaucoma
How long should you take Budez Cr 3 Mg?
As long as prescribed.