BUDECORT 400MCG ROTACAPS
Budecort-400mcg Rotacaps is classified in a class called “corticosteroids” used to reduce inflammation in conditions like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
It works by blocking chemical messengers that are involved in allergic and non-allergic inflammation.It reduces swelling and irritation in the airways, easing the passage walls for the smooth flow of air. Budecort should be used regularly to notice its effects. It does not treat asthma attacks, and if an asthma attack occurs, one should use a quick-relief inhaler as prescribed by your healthcare provider.
- Prevents the symptoms of asthma
- Treats allergic rhinitis
- Treats chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Sore throat
- Runny nose
- Respiratory infections
- Ear infections
- Irritation in the throat
- Fungal infection in the mouth
- Loss of appetite
- Stomach ache
How the medication works
The medicine works by linking to certain receptors and blocks the release of chemical substances that causes inflammation and irritation in the airways.
How to Use
Your healthcare provider may prescribe Budecort-400mcg-Rotacap 30’s in the form of nasal spray for upper respiratory diseases. Dosage should be two sprays once per day in adults and children above the age of 12. If the symptoms of the allergy improve then the dose should be decreased to one spray per day. The inhalation suspension is used in children from the age of 1-8years. The recommended dose for adults is 180-360 micrograms. 1 spray has 32 micrograms. The pills are not to be swallowed. They are supposed to be placed at the base of the rotahaler.
- Effects of alcohol while taking this medicine are unknown. Please consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
- Pregnant women should avoid taking this medication until necessary. Please consult the doctor.
- Women who are breastfeeding should avoid this medicine until absolutely necessary. Please consult the doctor.
- No addictions have been reported.
Q1. Is Budecort safe?
Ans. Yes, Budecort is safe if used as directed by your healthcare provider. Do not skip any dose. Follow the instructions given by the medical professional and let the doctor know if any of the side effects persist.
Q2. Does Budecort help with a cough?
Ans. Budecort helps treat your cough if it is due to asthma. In children, it is used to relieve coughs that sound like a dog barking. It is caused due to inflammation and irritation in the airways which it makes it narrow.
Q3. Does Budecort cause bone loss?
Ans. Budecort being a steroid tends to reduce bone density, but this is evident in patients who take this medicine for a long time and in high doses. Take this medication as directed by your doctor to reduce the chances of bone loss.
Q4. Does Budecort raise blood sugar?
Ans. Yes, Budecort if consumed orally is seen to increase blood sugar levels. However, with inhalers the chances of an increase in blood sugar levels are rare but it might increase if consumed in high doses for a long period of time.
Do not use this is an ultrasonic nebulizer. Do not mix any other medications in the nebulizer. A parent or other responsible guardian should supervise a child using this machine.