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Budesonide Medicines

Budesonide medicines are drugs that contain the active ingredient budesonide, which belongs to a class of medications known as corticosteroids. They are used to treat a variety of conditions, including asthma, allergic rhinitis (hay fever), inflammatory bowel disease and certain skin disorders. Budesonide works by reducing inflammation in the body, which helps to alleviate symptoms such as breathing difficulties, runny nose and skin irritation. It is available in various forms such as inhalers for lung conditions, nasal sprays for allergies and ointments/creams for skin conditions. Some common brand names of budesonide medicines include Pulmicort, Rhinocort, Entocort EC and Entocort RD. As with any medication, it is important to use budesonide only as directed by a doctor and to carefully follow dosage instructions. Possible side effects may include headache, sore throat and nausea. Long-term use may also lead to more serious side effects such as weakened immune function or bone density loss.