What is Butacort (Budesonide) used for?
Butacort Nasal Spray (Budesonide) is a steroid prescribed to treat patients suffering from allergy symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose, itchiness, and sneezing. The medication operates by reducing inflammation of the nasal passages to relieve discomfort. This action also makes it useful for preventing the return of nasal polyps from returning that have been surgically removed. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Butacort (Budesonide)?
Always use Butacort Nasal Spray (Budesonide) according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. It is normally administered once or twice daily, but your particular dosage will be determined by the severity of your symptoms. To apply the dose, tilt your head back, insert the nozzle into your nostril, and gently inhale while operating the pump to dispense one spray. If more than one spray is required you are recommended to alternate nostrils to prevent irritation of the nasal lining. Ask your physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Butacort (Budesonide)?
Some patients may experience side effects while using Butacort Nasal Spray (Budesonide) including:
Immediately inform your physician if any of these symptoms become more intense or if you experience more serious side effects such as faintness, flu symptoms, sensitive skin, or severe muscle pain. These conditions may need emergency medical attention or other adjustments in your regimen to prevent further complications.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Butacort Nasal Spray (Budesonide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially glaucoma, infections or nose problems, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.