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Effects and disadvantage of pulmicort

Effects-and-disadvantage of Budesonide

- Pulmicort is also called as Budesonide. - Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid for the treatment of asthma, non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis.

- Additionally it is used for Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disease).

- It is also sold in combination with formoterol (Oxis) in a single inhaler, under the brand name Symbicort. In Brazil it's marketed by Eurofarma under the brand name Noex.

- Budesonide is marketed by AstraZeneca as a nasal inhalant under the brand name Rhinocort (in Denmark, as Rhinosol), as an oral inhalant under the brand name Pulmicort (in Israel, Budicort), and as either an enema or a modified release oral capsule under the brand name Entocort.

These are some the uses and advantages of Budesonide.

Side Effects caused by Budesonide.

Budesonide may cause:
  - nose irritation or burning
  - bleeding or sores in the nose
  - lightheadedness
  - upset stomach
  - cough
  - hoarseness
  - dry mouth
  - rash
  - sore throat
  - bad taste in mouth
  - change in mucus color

In addition to above side effects the following are the symptoms which have be reported immediately to your doctor.
  - difficulty breathing or swelling of the face
  - white patches in the throat, mouth, or nose
  - irregular menstrual periods
  - severe acne
  - rarely, behavioral changes—when these do occur.
    They seem to mostly affect children.
    For citation, see reference above.

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