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Dr. Amir Sharafkhaneh
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Budesonide (Overview)

Prevents asthma attacks. This medicine is a steroid. Budesonide is a steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disease).


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Can budesonide be used in Crohn's disease?

Can budesonide be used in Crohn's disease?

Yes: It would work best in crohns involving the end of the small intestine and/or the beginning of the colon. ...Read more

Dr. Amir Sharafkhaneh
147 doctors shared insights

Budesonide (Overview)

Prevents asthma attacks. This medicine is a steroid. Budesonide is a steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disease).


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Please describe the medication: budesonide?

Please describe the medication: budesonide?

Budesonide: Prevents asthma attacks. This medicine is a steroid. Budesonide is a steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disease). ...Read more

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Ent prescribed oral liquid budesonide, levaquin (levofloxacin) and a chelating agent to add to my neil med rinse. What does the chelating agent do?

Ent prescribed oral liquid budesonide, levaquin (levofloxacin) and a chelating agent to add to my neil med rinse. What does the chelating agent do?

Disrupts biolfilms: The theory is that in a sinus that is colonized with certain bacteria, the bacteria can form a layer that resists antibiotics form penetrating into it. Chelating agents my disrupt this layer and improve the resolution of the infection. ...Read more

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My 3 1/2 yr old uses albuterol and budesonide in nebulizer 2x a day to treat cough and congestion due to allergies. Is it safe to keep using often.

My 3 1/2 yr old uses albuterol and budesonide in nebulizer 2x a day to treat cough and congestion due to allergies. Is it safe to keep using often.

Depends on conditio: Albuterol is a bronchdilater and Budesonide is an inhaled steroid(anti inflammatory) prescribed in children and adults for bronchial asthma. Depending on the severity of asthma it may have to be used often if needed and prescribed under medical supervision and it is safe. Budesonide is a controller medicine, means it controls the inflammation and albuterol is a bronchodilator used for symptom relief. ...Read more

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Does a budesonide inhaler work well?

Does a budesonide inhaler work well?

Yes: It should work if used properly and remember Budesonide is used as a controller but not as a reliever, that is it should be used every day to prevent asthma flare-ups, albuterol is use as a reliever, that is it should be used when wheezing, having chest tightness etc... ...Read more

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I've been sick for 2 weeks with bronchitis & today I went to my pulmonologist (i have asthma), who gave me performist & budesonide for my nebulizer in place of my advair. Is there any side effects?

I've been sick for 2 weeks with bronchitis & today I went to my pulmonologist (i have asthma), who gave me performist & budesonide for my nebulizer in place of my advair. Is there any side effects?

Asthma: You are on the same classes of medications. Advair is fluticasone and salmeterol. The advantage of the nebulized medications is that they can be easier to use when you are short of breath. Most patients say they feel that they get more of the medications when they are nebulized versus orally inhaled especially when they are short of breath,. ...Read more

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What happens when you mix sudafed and budesonide?

What happens when you mix sudafed and budesonide?

Budesonide& sudafed: Nothing untoward will happen if you take them together in the prescribed doses as recommended
budesonide is an inhaled steroid used to control bronchial asthma and sudafed is available over the counter(sudaephedrine)and it a decongestant often used alone or in combination with antihistamines. ...Read more

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Pulmicort 0.25mg/ml budesonide 2ml Nebulising suspension do we have to mix with sterilised water? How much should I add?

Pulmicort 0.25mg/ml
budesonide
2ml

Nebulising suspension do we have to mix with sterilised water? How much should I add?

No need: There is enough liquid in the 2 ml of Budesonide that no extra liquid is necessary. One just needs to squirt it in the nebulizer cup attach the tubing and start! Do not add anything else. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: budesonide?

Budesonide: Prevents asthma attacks. This medicine is a steroid. Budesonide is a steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disease). ...Read more

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Does a budesonide inhaler work well?

Yes: It should work if used properly and remember Budesonide is used as a controller but not as a reliever, that is it should be used every day to prevent asthma flare-ups, albuterol is use as a reliever, that is it should be used when wheezing, having chest tightness etc... ...Read more

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Can budesonide be used in Crohn's disease?

Yes: It would work best in crohns involving the end of the small intestine and/or the beginning of the colon. ...Read more

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Can budesonide aggravate tendonitis?

Can budesonide aggravate tendonitis?

Tendinitis: Budesonide as an inhaled steroid should have no detrimental effect on tendinitis. If your tendinitis is aggravated consider another reason. If the tendinitis has been there longer than 6-8 weeks should consider it not to be inflammated (itis) but instead to be tendinosis. Tendinosis is a chronic change in the tendon. ...Read more

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How effective is Budesonide for treating croup?

How effective is Budesonide for treating croup?

Mgt: This medication can be used to treat inflammation in the airway. Other treatments include cool air mist. Usually croup is a mild self limited illness. ...Read more

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Does a budesonide inhaler work as performance enhancer?

Does a budesonide inhaler work as performance enhancer?

Budesonide inhaler: No it is used as a controller med for bronchial asthma and it is not a performance enhancer
it is an inhaled steroid for asthma. ...Read more

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Can both Duolin and Budesonide neb be used together in the same nebulizer?

Mgt: You can use different nebulized medications and delivery them using the same nebulizer. It is best not to mix these together. I would suggest using the Bronchodilator first and then the steroid preparation. ...Read more

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I have had diarrhea once a day for two weeks. I took budesonide. Should I take again? All tests neg.

I have had diarrhea once a day for two weeks.  I took budesonide. Should I take again?  All tests neg.

Diarrhea: Colonoscopy? H pylori? C difficile? Checked for stool bacteria, yeast,ova parasite, shigella salmonella and Camphylobacter? Unusual for an inhalation spray to cause diarrhea but it is a steroid and steroids can irritate the stomach. They also weaken the immune system so could make you more suceptible to infection. Why taking budesonide? Discuss use of budesonide and diarrhea w/ doc ...Read more

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Is it safe to be on Budesonide indefinitely? I have taken it for 14 years and only recently developed skin thinning. I can't take other drugs.

Is it safe to be on Budesonide indefinitely?  I have taken it for 14 years and only recently developed skin thinning.  I can't take other drugs.

Mgt: It may be associated with some adverse effects which I would suggest reviewing in the product insert, rinsing your mouth after use, and avoiding smoke.
A virtual appointment may be booked online to review your labs and action plan. ...Read more

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What's a Pulmicort turbuhaler (budesonide)?

What's a Pulmicort turbuhaler (budesonide)?

Budesonide: It is Budesonide used in an "inhaler" form.
It is a form of steroid used for respiratory problems that cause bronchospasm along with other meds. It is used as a "controller" medication.
It decreases swelling in the respiratory tract. ...Read more

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Budesonide inhalation for my two year old?

Budesonide inhalation for my two year old?

Your question is ???: This is a common medication for reactive airway disease treatment at this age. ...Read more

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Will Budesonide effect a methacholine challenge?

Will Budesonide effect a methacholine challenge?

Medications: Yes it can by reducing inflammation and treating your asthma, bronchial responsiveness may be effected.
Please consult with your PFT lab technician regarding which medications will need to be stopped prior to testing. ...Read more

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What happens when you mix sudafed and budesonide?

Budesonide& sudafed: Nothing untoward will happen if you take them together in the prescribed doses as recommended
budesonide is an inhaled steroid used to control bronchial asthma and sudafed is available over the counter(sudaephedrine)and it a decongestant often used alone or in combination with antihistamines. ...Read more

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How effective is Budesonide for treating autoimmune hepatitis?

How effective is Budesonide for treating autoimmune hepatitis?

Not effective!: Oral budesonide is poorly absorbed and little will go to your liver. See a rheumatologist or a GI doc! There are better treatment options. This one is off the cuff, unless you have IBD and are having hepatitis do to Crohn's or regional enteritis! ...Read more

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How long does symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) take to work?

How long does symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) take to work?

Not a rescue drug...: Check out page 10 at http://www1. Astrazeneca-us. Com/pi/symbicort. Pdf. Average time to bronchodilation (opening up lungs) was 15min. Maximum objective measured benefit (fev1) occurred at 3hrs while significant improvement continued past 12hrs (this drug is dosed twice daily). Fev1 improved dramatically in 1st 2wks & continued to improve thru wk 6 at which stabilized thru wk 12 (duration of study). ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Pulmicort Turbuhaler (Definition)

Pulmicort Turbuhaler is an inhaled steroid which is a kind of ...Read more