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Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler
Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler
Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler
Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler
Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler
Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler
Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler
Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler
Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler
Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler

Budecort 200mcg Box Of 200md Metered Dose Inhaler

200md Metered Dose Inhaler in Box
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Budecort 200 MCG Description

Budecort 200 inhaler contains budesonide, a steroid medicine. It has an anti-asthmatic action. Budecort 200 inhaler is used to maintain or control the symptoms of asthma and to prevent the development of asthma. 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 the inhaler. You should use Budecort 200 inhaler as advised by your doctor for effective control of your asthma. Maintain oral hygiene while using Budecort 200 inhaler. After using this inhaler, gargle or rinse your mouth to prevent oral infection.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹400.15
You Save₹54.57 (12% on MRP)
ContainsBudesonide(200.0 Mcg)
Side effectsFungal infection of the mouth, cough, hoarseness in voice
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Uses of Budecort 200 MCG

Maintenance treatment of asthma and to prevent the occurrence of asthma.

Contraindications of Budecort 200 MCG

  • If you are allergic to budesonide or any of the ingredients of Budecort 200 or milk proteins.
  • Budecort 200 inhalers 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 200 MCG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Budecort 200 MCG



Can I take Budecort 200 inhaler during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use Budecort 200 inhaler 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 take Budecort 200 inhaler while breastfeeding?
It passes into the breastmilk in a very less amount. Hence, it is safe to breastfeed during the treatment. Take this medicine only if your doctor has prescribed it.


Can I drive if I have used Budecort 200 inhaler?
The use of Budecort 200 inhaler does not influence your driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol with Budecort 200 inhaler?
No information is available on interactions of Budecort 200 inhaler when taken with alcohol. However, alcohol triggers asthma occasionally. Thus be careful, especially when consuming wine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a problem of difficulty in breathing or a 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, or 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.
  • This medicine may impair the growth of children. The doctor may re-evaluate the dose and make sure you do not give an extra dose to your kids.
  • Budecort 200 can suppress the actions of adrenal glands and cause physiological changes you may not perceive. Discuss it with your doctor.

Directions for Use of Budecort 200 MCG

To properly use your inhaler, first place the mouthpiece between your teeth and close your mouth tightly. Take a deep breath through your mouth while simultaneously pressing the top of the canister fi...
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Storage and disposal of Budecort 200 MCG

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

Quick Tips of Budecort 200 MCG

  • BUDECORT 200 contains Budesonide, a corticosteroid used to prevent asthma symptoms.
  • It works by reducing inflammation and swelling in the airways, making breathing easier.
  • BUDECORT 200 does not stop an ongoing asthma attack; always carry a rescue inhaler for immediate relief.
  • Inform your doctor about any untreated infections, or lung, or liver problems before using BUDECORT 200.
  • Do not stop using BUDECORT 200 without consulting your doctor, even if your symptoms improve.
  • Rinse your mouth with water after inhalation to prevent the risk of oral fungal infections.
  • Use BUDECORT 200 daily as prescribed until your doctor advises otherwise, and only inhale the medicine through your mouth.
  • Monitor for side effects like oral thrush, throat irritation, swallowing difficulties, or cough, and consult your doctor if they worsen.

Dosage of Budecort 200 MCG


There are very fewer chances of overdose. Only press the button when you want to inhale. 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 it. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take...
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Mode of Action of Budecort 200 MCG

How Does It Work?

Individuals who suffer from asthma experience inflammation in their airways, leading to increased sensitivity to triggers which can cause discomfort in the airways. Budecort 200 inhaler functions by h...
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Interactions of Budecort 200 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antifungal medicines such as Ketoconazole, Itraconazole should not be taken along with Budecort 200 inhaler 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 200 inhaler 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 200 inhaler, as it can raise the levels of budesonide in your body and lead to increased side effects.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How can I avoid having oral fungal infection during the treatment with Budecort 200 inhaler?

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: How to use Budecort 200 inhaler?

A: To use your inhaler correctly, start by positioning the mouthpiece between your teeth and closing your mouth tightly. Inhale deeply through your mouth while pressing down firmly on the canister's top to release the medication. Your healthcare provider will determine the appropriate number of puffs based on your medical requirements. Allow at least 30 seconds between each inhalation. After inhaling, remove the device from your mouth and hold your breath for approximately 10 seconds or as comfortably. Exhale gently. If you haven't fully taken the medicine, take another breath through the mouthpiece. Once you finish inhalation, wipe the mouthpiece with a dry tissue and close the device. Rinse your mouth with water, then spit it out or brush your teeth. Remember to only use this medication as directed by your doctor or healthcare provider.

Q: Can Budecort 200 inhaler cause altered vision?

A: Yes, it can cause visual disturbance upon long-term use. Consult your doctor if the problem persists. This can be an early sign of glaucoma or cataract, which can happen after long-term treatment with Budecort 200 inhaler.

Q: Can I give Budecort 200 inhaler 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: Can Budecort 200 inhaler stop sneezing?

A: No, it does not help in controlling sneezing.

Q: Does Budecort inhaler contain steroids?

A: Yes, Budecort inhaler contains budesonide, which is a steroid medicine.

Q: How often I can take Budecort inhaler?

A: The dose will be decided by the doctor depending upon the severity of the condition. It is advisable to use it regularly to control the symptoms. Do not stop the treatment in between even if you feel good, as it may worsen the condition.

Q: How long does Budecort take to work?

A: Budecort inhaler contains budesonide, which is a steroid and is known as a "preventer". It usually starts showing its effect within 24 to 48 hours. But it may take a few days to show its full effect.

Q: Is there any side effect of Budecort inhaler?

A: Oral fungal infection, hoarseness in voice, cough and altered taste are a few common side effects that can be seen after using Budecort inhaler. Usually, these symptoms resolve with time. If any of these persists for long, inform the doctor.

Q: What is Budecort inhaler used for?

A: Budecort inhaler is used for the maintenance treatment of asthma and to prevent the occurrence of asthma. Budecort 200 inhaler contains budesonide, it is a steroid and acts as an anti-asthmatic agent.

Q: Can we use Budecort daily?

A: Always use Budecort as prescribed by your doctor and for the time it has prescribed. Do not use more than prescribed.
Last Updated on: 8 August 2023 | 8:33 PM (IST)

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