Budesonide (400 Mcg)
Prophylaxis of asthma
May lead to Peptic ulceration, Osteoporosis, Ocular hypertension, Cushing like features, Suppression of adrenal function.
Interacts with other drugs like Cholestyramine, Pioglitazone.These interactions are sometimes beneficial and sometimes may pose threats to life. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Budesonide controls the rate of protein synthesis, depresses the migration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes, fibroblasts, reverses capillary permeability and lysosomal stabilisation at the cellular level to prevent or control inflammation.