Budez CR - 3 mg
|Generic For||Entocort EC|
Budez CR 3 mg (Budesonide)
Budez CR capsules contain the active ingredient Budesonide, which is a steroid medication. It is available in the form of a delayed release capsule form and is used for inflammatory bowel disease including ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and microscopic colitis. It helps to relieve diarrhea, stomach cramps, and pain commonly experienced by individuals with Crohn's disease. Budesonide is on the WHO list of essential medicines, the most important medicines required in a basic health system. Some forms of the drug are available as a generic medicine.
Budez CR general information
What is Budez CR used for?
Budez CR 3 mg capsules are the effective treatment for mild to moderately active Crohn's disease involving the ileum and ascending colon. Crohn's disease is an inflammatory disease of the intestines, especially the ileum and the colon associated with fistulae and ulcers.
How does Budez CR work?
Budez CR 3 mg capsules contain the active ingredient Budesonide, which is a corticosteroid. The exact mode of action of Budesonide in the treatment of Crohn's disease is not completely understood. Anti-inflammatory activities, such as inhibition of inflammatory mediator release and hindrance of cytokine mediated-immune responses, are probably important.
What are the different doses of Budez CR?
Budez CR is available to buy online from premiumrxdrugs.com in 3mg strength. You can buy Budez CR online at a cheap rate. The medicine is available in the caspule form of 3 mg.
What does Budez CR contain?
Budesonide, the active ingredient of Budez CR capsules, is a synthetic corticosteroid. Each capsule contains 3 mg of Budesonide.
Effects of grape juice on Budez CR?
Grape juice, an inhibitor of gut mucosal CYP3A, approximately doubles the exposure of Budez CR. Therefore, do not consume grapefruit juice during the treatment.
What are the side effects of Budez CR?
Budez CR capsules are well tolerated. The possible side effects are a respiratory infection, headache, back pain, dizziness, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, flatulence, fatigue, and symptoms of hypercorticism. Consult your physician if any of the above mentioned common side effects of Budesonide persisting or bothersome.
What medications interact with Budez CR?
- Concomitant oral administration of Ketoconazole caused an eightfold increase in the systematic exposure to Budez CR 3 mg capsules. If treatment with inhibitors of CYP3A4 activity like itraconazole, indinavir, ritonavir, erythromycin, saquinavir, etc. is indicated, reduction of the dose should be considered.
- Do not take it with antacids and cholesterol-lowering medicines such as cholestyramine. These drugs may reduce the effectiveness of oral Budesonide when taken at the same time. If you need to take these drugs, take them at least two hours before or after consuming Budez capsule.
Inform your physician if you are taking any other drugs, especially those mentioned here:
- Antibiotics such as doxycycline, clarithromycin, telithromycin, isoniazid, and troleandomycin
- Heart medicines such as verapamil, quinidine, nicardipine, etc.
Always inform your physician if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal supplements, tonics, and drugs that you buy without a prescription.
When should Budez CR not be used?
Budez CR 3 mg capsules should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to Budesonide or any other ingredients of the formulation.
How should Budez CR be used?
- The suggested adult dosage for the treatment of mild to moderate Chrohn’s disease involving the ileum and ascending colon is 9 mg. It should be taken once a day in the morning up to eight weeks. Repeated eight week courses of Budez CR capsules can be given for recurring episodes of an active disease.
- Following an eight-week treatment, ones the patient's symptoms are controlled, the dose of 6 mg is recommended once a day for maintenance of clinical remission up to three months. If symptom control is still maintained at three months, an attempt to taper to complete termination is suggested. Continued treatment with 6 mg capsules for more than three months has not been appeared to provide considerable clinical benefit.
- Patients with moderate to severe liver problems should be monitored closely for increased signs of hypercoticism. Dose reduction is considered in these patients.
- The capsules should be swallowed whole with water and not chewed or broken.
How long should you use Budez CR?
Normally, you need to take Budez CR capsules for eight weeks. Your physician will then slowly decrease your dose. The medicine will usually show its full effect within two to four weeks. Continue to take these capsules as your physician has told you, even if you start feeling better.
Missed dose of Budez CR
If you miss a dose, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If the time to take the next dose is close, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal dosing schedule. Always remember, do not take two doses at the same time.
How should Budez CR be stored?
Budez CR capsules should be stored upright at controlled room temperature and protected from light. Keep it out of reach of children and pets. Do not freeze the capsules.