Definitions for budesonide

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  1. budesonide(Noun)

    A corticosteroid used in the treatment of various diseases.

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  1. Budesonide

    Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis, and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for Crohn's disease. It is marketed by AstraZeneca as a nasal inhalant under the brand name Rhinocort, as an oral inhalant under the brand name Pulmicort, and as either an enema or a modified-release oral capsule under the brand name Entocort. It is also sold in combination with formoterol in a single inhaler, under the brand name Symbicort. In Brazil it is marketed by Eurofarma under the brand name Noex. Entocort EC is an oral capsule marketed in the United States by Prometheus Laboratories. A new formulation has been approved by the FDA for ulcerative colitis.

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  1. Budesonide

    A glucocorticoid used in the management of ASTHMA, the treatment of various skin disorders, and allergic RHINITIS.


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