Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Entocort EC
Canadian Brand Name
- Pulmicort Spacer
Budesonide is used to treat mild to moderate active Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease. This medicine works inside the intestines (bowels) to reduce inflammation and symptoms of the disease. It also helps keep the symptoms of Crohn's disease from coming back. Budesonide is a steroid (cortisone-like) medicine.
Budesonide extended-release tablets are used to help get active mild to moderate ulcerative colitis under control (induce remission).
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Capsule, Extended Release
- Capsule, Delayed Release
- Tablet, Extended Release