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Budesonide is a popular medicine that is more widely known under the generic name of Budesonide. This product is an efficient steroid that has proven itself to be highly useful in preventing certain substances from being released in the patient's body (this usually leads to unpleasant inflammation).
Budesonide is a well known steroid that is generally prescribed to patients who are suffering from allergic reactions, as Budesonide is known to effectively ease their symptoms. However, Budesonide could also serve some other purposes that have not been listed here. Ask your personal doctor for more information about Budesonide.
Do not stop your treatment with Budesonide without your personal physician's approval, even if you start to feel better after a few days of treatment. Avoid using extremely high doses of Budesonide as this could trigger unwanted and possibly dangerous side effects. If you feel that your symptoms have worsened during your treatment with this product you should alert your personal health care specialist as soon as possible.
Before you start a treatment with Budesonide you should alert your personal health care provider if you are suffering from any type of infection (this includes fungal, bacterial or viral infection). A treatment with Budesonide is known to inhibit the organism's ability to fight such medical conditions. Patients who are suffering from severe infections must not start taking Budesonide or they should be prescribed a lower dose of Budesonide. They should also undergo several medical exams during their treatment with Budesonide, to see how their organism is responding to the treatment.
Budesonide is a category B FDA pregnancy drug. Therefore, a treatment with Budesonide during pregnancy should not cause any severe birth defects or complications. However, if you are pregnant you should ask your personal health care provider if you may start using Budesonide. It has not been determined whether Budesonide's components are able to pass into the patient's breast milk. If you are nursing an infant, you should ask for your physician's approval to start taking Budesonide. It is known that elderly patients and children are more prone to experiencing Budesonide's side effects. This product should not be given to a child younger than 6 years old.
Ask your personal health care provider to tell you how and when to take your doses of Budesonide. Do not deviate from any of your physician's instructions. If you somehow fail to understand some of them, you should ask a nurse or a pharmacist to properly explain them to you. If you want to know more about Budesonide you should simply read the drug's label.
Before you use this product you should blow your nose in order to clear any mucous. After use, you should refrain from blowing your nose or from sneezing. In order to get the best beneficial effects from your treatment with this product you should take it on a regular basis. Some treatments are known to last for several weeks. Budesonide should be stored at the average room temperature, away from heat and moisture. Do not keep it in the bathroom or anywhere near the kitchen sink. It is important to store Budesonide (and any other medical product) in a place that is far from the reach of children and pets in order to avoid unpleasant and possibly dangerous accidents.
You should acquire the correct dosage of Budesonide from your personal health care provider. Do not deviate from your personal physician's instructions. The correct dose of Budesonide is known to vary from one patient to another, as it is known to depend on a series of factors such as age, body weight, sex, medical health condition, etc.
Although an overdose with this product is quite uncommon, if you suspect that you might be suffering from it, you should seek emergency medical attention. Alert your personal health care specialist at once. Inform your local poison control centre as soon as possible. We have no information about the possible side effects that could be triggered by an overdose with Budesonide.
If you happen to miss one of your prescribed doses of Budesonide you should take it in as soon as you recall. If it is time for another prescribed dose, you should skip the one that you have missed and alert your personal doctor. Avoid using double doses of Budesonide without your physician's consent.
Although a treatment with Budesonide is not supposed to trigger any severe side effects you should stop taking Budesonide and alert your personal health care provider as soon as possible if you develop any of these symptoms of an allergic reaction throat closure; difficulty breathing; hives; swelling of your tongue, lips, or face and so on.
However, a prolonged treatment with Budesonide could trigger some other less severe but more common side effects that include:
- Bleeding nose;
- Burning or stinging of the nose;
- Glaucoma, increased eye pressure;
- Nasal stuffiness;
- Perforated septum;
- Runny nose;
- Sneezing after using Budesonide;
- Throat or nose yeast infection;
During your treatment with Budesonide you should avoid using any inhaled or oral steroids.
Other Brand Names
In some countries Budesonide may also be known as:
- Hypersol B;
- Nastizol Hidrospray;
- Pulmo Lisoflam;