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Also known as Pulmicort, Rhinocort, and Preferid

Budesonide is a glucocorticoid 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).

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $281.35 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed budesonide to treat asthma, wheezing, cystic fibrosis, and acute bronchiolitis.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take budesonide if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking budesonide most commonly experience side effects like redness in ear, otitis media, and cough.

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