Breecort

Breecort

budesonide

Manufacturer:

Ahlcon Parenterals

Distributor:

Cathay Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Budesonide
Indications/Uses
Persistent bronchial asthma in patients where use of pressurized inhaler or dry powd formulation is unsatisfactory or inappropriate.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult (including elderly) & childn/adolescent >12 yr Initially 500 mcg-2 mg daily; dosage may be increased further in very severe cases. Childn ≥6 mth Initially 250 mcg-1 mg daily. Maintenance (w/ oral steroids): Higher initial dosage up to 2 mg daily.
Special Precautions
Paradoxical bronchospasm. Consider rapid-acting inhaled bronchodilator & medical reassessment when acute episode of dyspnea occurs. Monitor high doses & prolonged treatment. Pregnancy & lactation.
ATC Classification
R03BA02 - budesonide ; Belongs to the class of other inhalants used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases, glucocorticoids.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Breecort susp for inhalation 500 mcg/2 mL
Packing/Price
2 mL x 35 × 1's
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