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Budecort 100mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

Budecort 100mcg Box Of 30 Rotacaps

30 Rotacap(s) in Box
MRP 72.00
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Budecort 100 MCG Description

Budecort 100 rotacaps is an anti-asthmatic medicine. Budecort 100 rotacap is used to maintain or control the symptoms of asthma and to prevent the development of asthma. Budecort contains budesonide,

a steroid as active ingredient. It helps in controlling daily symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing and chest pain and prevents exacerbations. Your doctor or pharmacist can guide you on how to use Budecort 100 rotacap properly. You should use Budecort 100 rotacaps regularly, as advised by your doctor for effective control of your asthma. You should rinse off your mouth after using this medicine to avoid the risk of developing oral infection.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹63.36
You Save₹8.64 (12% on MRP)
ContainsBudesonide(100.0 Mcg)
Side effectsFungal infection of the mouth, pneumonia, throat irritation
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Uses of Budecort 100 MCG

Budecort is used for the maintenance treatment of asthma and to prevent the occurrence of asthma.

Contraindications of Budecort 100 MCG

  • If you are allergic to budesonide or any of the ingredients of Budecort 100 rotacap or milk proteins.
  • Budecort 100 rotacaps should not be used to treat Status asthmaticus, an extreme form of asthma in which asthma attacks follow one another without pause and asthma attacks, which require a medical eme...
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Side effects of Budecort 100 MCG

  • Fungal infection of the mouth
  • Pneumonia
  • Hoarseness in voice
  • Cough
  • Throat irritation
  • Change of taste

Precautions and Warnings of Budecort 100 MCG



Can I use Budecort 100 rotacaps during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the use of Budecort 100 rotacaps in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use Budecort 100 rotacaps unless prescribed by your doctor. It is important to take proper treatment of asthma during pregnancy for the safety of the foetus and the mother.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Budecort 100 rotacaps while breastfeeding?
It passes into the breastmilk in a very less amount. Hence, it is safe to breastfeed during the treatment. Use Budecort 100 rotacaps only if your doctor has prescribed them.


Can I drive if I have used Budecort 100 rotacaps?
Use of Budecort 100 rotacaps does not influence your driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol with Budecort 100 rotacaps?
No information is available on interactions of Budecort 100 rotacaps when taken with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a problem of difficulty in breathing or severe asthma problem, then the doctor may adjust the dose accordingly.
  • You have or had a serious infection that affects mainly the lungs.
  • You are suffering from liver disease, as it may lead to increased levels of budesonide in your blood. Such patients need to be checked at regular intervals.
  • You experience any allergic reactions like rashes, urge to scratch, swelling, then the doctor may discontinue the treatment.
  • You should not take more than the recommended for effective control of asthma and maintenance.
  • You experience any visual disturbance, then your doctor may refer you to an eye specialist for evaluation of possible causes, which may include cataracts, high pressure inside the eye (glaucoma).
  • You develop an oral fungal infection and an increase in wheezing after using this medicine, then the doctor may discontinue the treatment or suggest an alternate.
  • Budecort 100 rotacaps may impair the growth of children. The doctor may re-evaluate the dose make sure you do not give an extra dose to your kids.
  • Budecort 100 rotacaps can suppress the actions of adrenal glands and cause physiological changes you may not perceive. Discuss it with your doctor.

Mode of Action of Budecort 100 MCG

How Does It Work?

  • People with asthma have inflammation in their airways, which makes them sensitive to asthma triggers and cause symptoms of discomfort in the airways.
  • Budecort 100 rotacaps works by inhibiting the action of allergic and inflammatory mediators, which can trigger asthma symptoms.
  • It decreases the symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing and chest discomfort and facilitates breathing.

Directions for Use of Budecort 100 MCG

  • Use exactly as per indications from your physician or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using Budecort 100 rotacaps without consulting your doctor, even if you feel relieved after taking a few doses.
  • Rinse your mouth after every use to prevent fungal infection & wash your face to avoid any facial irritation.

Interactions of Budecort 100 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antifungal medicines such as ketoconazole, itraconazole should not be taken along with Budecort 100 rotacaps and if the treatment is a must, there should be a sufficient gap between the administration...
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  • Concomitant use of Anti-HIV medicines such as nelfinavir, ritonavir, indinavir and antibiotics like clarithromycin with Budecort 100 rotacaps should be avoided.
  • Other medicines containing steroids and medicines used for asthma management like salbutamol should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

Avoid the intake of large amounts of grapefruits and grapefruit juice while taking Budecort 100 rotacaps, as it can raise the levels of budesonide in your body and lead to increased side effects.

Storage and disposal of Budecort 100 MCG

  • Keep it in original packing.
  • Keep the device tightly closed to protect from moisture.
  • Keep it away from light, moisture, children and pets.

Dosage of Budecort 100 MCG


There are very fewer chances of overdose. However, if you feel any oral infection or adverse effects, then consult your doctor quickly.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a do...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How can I avoid having oral fungal infections during the treatment with Budecort 100 rotacaps?

A: It is recommended that inhalation should be performed before meals to avoid fungal infection of the mouth. Rinse your mouth after every use.

Q: I am using Budecort 100 rotacaps for the first time. How should I use it?

  • Before you use Budecort 100 rotacaps the first time, read the written instructions that come with it.
  • Look at the diagrams carefully and be sure that you recognize all the parts of the inhaler.
  • Ask your doctor to show you the right way to use the inhaler.
  • Practice using the inhaler in front of him or her, so you are sure you are doing it the right way.

Q: Can I give Budecort 100 rotacaps to my child, who is having an asthma attack?

A: No, it is not useful for treating asthma. It is used as maintenance therapy for someone with asthma to control the symptoms of asthma. It should not be used to treat sudden asthmatic attacks.

Q: Is Budecort a steroid?

A: Yes, Budecort rotacaps contains a steroid called budesonide.
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