Budez Inhaler

Company: Solares

Generic Drug: Budesonide

Indication: Budez inhaler is useful in prophylactic and maintenance therapy of asthma. It can reduce the requirement of oral corticosteroid in patients with chronic asthma.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to preparation. Budesonide is also contraindicated in status asthmaticus and acute attack of asthma. Not recommended for children less than 5 years of age.

Dosage & Administration: Available as inhalation aerosol. Adult: Can be used by Zerostat inhaler device. Children: Can be used by a baby mask device

Special Precautions:

  • Not for acute attacks, it is for long term management.
  • To be used cautiously in case of concomitant pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Cautious use in case of lactation & pregnancy.

Side effects/ Undesired effects/ Adverse drug reactions: Fungal infection in mouth & throat (candidiasis), systemic steroid effects on higher doses, mood changes, hyperglycemia, pituitary adrenal suppression, smell & taste disturbances.

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