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Bunase 400mg Capsules

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Bunase 400 MCG Description

Bunase Rotacap contains budesonide, a steroid that acts as an anti-asthmatic agent. It is used to maintain or control the symptoms of asthma and to prevent the development of asthma. It helps in cont

rolling 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 Bunase Rotacap properly. You should use this medicine regularly, as advised by your doctor for effective control of your asthma.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹57.12
You Save₹10.08 (15% on MRP)
ContainsBudesonide(400.0 Mcg)
Side effectsFungal infection of the mouth, pneumonia, throat irritation
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Uses of Bunase 400 MCG

Bunase Rotacap are used for maintenance treatment of asthma and to prevent the occurrence of asthma.

Contraindications of Bunase 400 MCG

  • If you are allergic to budesonide or any of the ingredients of Bunase Rotacap or milk proteins.
  • Bunase Rotacap 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 emergency.

Side effects of Bunase 400 MCG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Bunase 400 MCG



Can I use Bunase Rotacap during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the use of Bunase Rotacap in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use Bunase Rotacap 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 Bunase Rotacap while breastfeeding?
It passes into the breastmilk in a very less amount. Hence, it is safe to breastfeed during the treatment. Use Bunase Rotacap only if your doctor has prescribed them.


Can I drive if I have used Bunase Rotacap?
Use of Bunase Rotacap does not influence your driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol with Bunase Rotacap?
No information is available on interactions of Bunase Rotacap 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.
  • Bunase Rotacap 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.
  • Bunase Rotacap can suppress the actions of adrenal glands and cause physiological changes you may not perceive. Discuss it with your doctor.

Mode of Action of Bunase 400 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.
  • Bunase Rotacap 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 Bunase 400 MCG

  • Use exactly as per indications from your physician or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using Bunase Rotacap 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 Bunase 400 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antifungal medicines such as Ketoconazole, Itraconazole should not be taken along with Bunase Rotacap and if the treatment is a must, there should be a sufficient gap between the administration of the...
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  • Concomitant use of Anti-HIV medicines such as Nelfinavir, Ritonavir, Indinavir and antibiotics like Clarithromycin with Bunase Rotacap 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 Bunase Rotacap, as it can raise the levels of budesonide in your body and lead to increased side effects.

Storage and disposal of Bunase 400 MCG

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

Dosage of Bunase 400 MCG


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

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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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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How can I avoid having oral fungal infections during the treatment with Bunase Rotacap?

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 Bunase Rotacap for the first time. How should I use it?

  • Before you use Bunase Rotacap 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: What is the role of Bunase?

  • Bunase Rotacap 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.

Q: Is Bunase a steroid?

A: Yes, Bunase Rotacap contains a steroid called budesonide.
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Last Updated on: 14 Oct 2022 | 10:30 AM (IST)

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