FAQs ABOUT BUDECORT 400
How long will it take for BUDECORT 400 to show the results?
The effect of BUDECORT 400 are noticeable only after a few days of therapy, and it may take up to several weeks to notice its maximum benefits. Consult your doctor if you do not see any improvement in your disease condition even after using this medicine for a prolonged period.
Can BUDECORT 400 be used in children?
BUDECORT 400 is not recommended for use in children aged below 6 years. It can be used in children aged between 6-12 years only if prescribed by the physician. Consult your doctor before using. Because BUDECORT 400 can cause growth retardation, your doctor may want to keep an eye on your children's developmental milestones and growth.
Can BUDECORT 400 stop growth in children?
Yes. BUDECORT 400 can cause growth retardation in children. To avoid this, your doctor will carefully monitor your children's growth on a regular basis. To lessen the effect of BUDECORT 400 on growth, your doctor may reduce the dose of budesonide.
How long should I use BUDECORT 400?
Use BUDECORT 400 as prescribed by your doctor. The effect of BUDECORT 400 are noticeable only after a few days of therapy and it may take several weeks to show its maximum benefits. Continue to use BUDECORT 400 as instructed by your doctor, even if you don’t have any symptoms. Do not stop using BUDECORT 400 without consulting your doctor as it may cause the symptoms to reappear.
Can BUDECORT 400 cause infection in the mouth?
Yes. [GBNKKEYWORD] can cause fungal infections of the mouth (oral thrush). To avoid this, make sure to rinse your mouth with water after inhaling the medicine. However, if an infection develops, consult your doctor.
Can BUDECORT 400 be used on an asthma attack?
No. BUDECORT 400 is only used to prevent or manage the symptoms of asthma. If your asthma or breathing gets worse suddenly, contact your doctor immediately or go to the hospital straight away to avoid further exacerbation of the attack. Meanwhile use a fast-acting rescue inhaler containing beta-2 agonists (such as salbutamol) along with BUDECORT 400.
Can I stop using BUDECORT 400 once my symptoms subside?
No. Always use BUDECORT 400 as advised by your physician. Continue to use BUDECORT 400 as long as your doctor prescribes it to you. Do not stop using this medicine or reduce the dose suddenly without consulting your doctor as it may make it less effective.
Will using a higher dose of BUDECORT 400 be more effective?
Always consume the dose prescribed for you by your physician. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and severity of the disease. Do not use a higher dose of BUDECORT 400 without consulting your doctor as it could lead to unwanted side effects. It your symptoms are not relieved by the prescribed dose, consult your doctor so that he might adjust the dose according to your health condition or can suggest an alternative therapy.
Can BUDECORT 400 cause bone loss?
BUDECORT 400 can affect your bones, but it happens very rarely. It is more common while taken as an oral therapy. Use BUDECORT 400 as advised by your physician to avoid unwanted bone related side effects.
What happens when you forget to use BUDECORT 400?
If you forget to use BUDECORT 400, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not use a double dose to compensate the missed dose.
Can BUDECORT 400 be used if you have an infection?
Inform your doctor if you have any bacterial, fungal, or viral infection before using BUDECORT 400. Your doctor will evaluate your existing health condition and advise changes in treatment accordingly. Also, inform your doctor if have exposure to an infectious environment or with a person with infectious diseases, as BUDECORT 400 may mask your symptoms of the infection.