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Budesonide

Brand names: AIRBUFO (in combination) AXELOVERT BIOSONIDE BIRESP SPIROMAX (in combination) BREZTRI (in combination) BUDENOFALK BUDIAIR BUDO-SAN CORTIMENT DUORESP SPIROMAX (in combination) ENTOCORT ENTOCORT EC ENTOCORT ENEMA (in combination) ESONIDE FRENOLYN GIONA EASYHALER JORVEZA MIFLONIDE ORTIKOS PULMICORT PULMOTON (in combination) RHINOCORT SYMBICORT (in combination) TRIXEO AEROSPHERE (in combination) UCERIS

Description

Budesonide is a glucocorticosteroid with a high local anti-inflammatory effect. At doses clinically equivalent to systemically acting glucocorticosteroids, budesonide gives significantly less HPA axis suppression and has a lower impact on inflammatory markers.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Budesonide
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A07 Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents → A07E Intestinal antiinflammatory agents → A07EA Corticosteroids acting locally
Budesonide
D Dermatologicals → D07 Corticosteroids, dermatological preparations → D07A Corticosteroids, plain → D07AC Corticosteroids, potent (group III)
Budesonide
R Respiratory system → R01 Nasal preparations → R01A Decongestants and other nasal preparations for topical use → R01AD Corticosteroids
Budesonide
R Respiratory system → R03 Drugs for obstructive airway diseases → R03B Other drugs for obstructive airway diseases, inhalants → R03BA Glucocorticoids

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