|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Offer|
|30 Rotacaps||US$ 0.32||US$ 9.50||
|60 Rotacaps||US$ 0.25||US$ 15.0021%US$ 19.00||
|90 Rotacaps||US$ 0.21||US$ 19.0033%US$ 28.50||
|US Brand Name||Pulmicort Rotacaps|
Budecort Rotacaps is a medicine that is given to treat asthma attacks. It is a potent corticosteroid that avoids the problem symptoms of Asthma such as trouble and shortness of breathing, wheezing and coughing. This medicine is available in a Rotacaps dosage form. This type of dosage form offers minimal side effects as active ingredient directly acts at the target site. It reaches the lungs and produces its effect. It helps in clearing the airways passage and prevents the symptoms of Asthma. This drug is fast and rapid in action. Chances of getting serious and harmful side effect are very less with this type of dosage form.
The ailments it is used for:
Budecort Rotacaps is used in prevention of Asthma attack and is given in long term management of Asthma.
Understanding the drug Budecort Rotacaps:
How it works?
It contains one active ingredient Budesonide. It is a synthetic potent glucocorticoid which exerts anti-inflammatory properties.
This medicine directly goes into the airways and lungs and produces its effect. It prevents the signs and symptoms of Asthma. It has anti-inflammatory action and acts on the inflamed airways. This reduces the inflammation by scavenging harmful mediators of inflammation and causes narrowing of the airways. This way, it facilitates smooth breathing and avoids constriction of airways. It is recommended to be used daily as it prevents the development of asthma symptoms.
When should you avoid it?
You should not take Budecort Rotacaps if you:
- Are allergic to any of the ingredients present in Budecort Rotacaps
- Are planning pregnancy or in case of breast feeding mothers
- Have history of tuberculosis, liver disease and osteoporosis
- Have history of pulmonary tuberculosis
- Have chest, eye and mouth infection
How much to take?
The dose intake is prescribed by the Doctor depending upon the severity and demand of the disease condition. Always follow doctor’s instructions. Dose can vary widely and is required to be taken on regular basis.
What are the strengths available?
Budecort Rotacaps is available in one strength combination having an active ingredient Budesonide in it:
- Budecort Rotacaps 200 mcg
- Budecort Rotacaps 400 mcg
Who is the manufacturer?
Budecort Rotacaps is manufactured by Cipla, a pharmaceutical giant. It is available on our website in the pack of 30 capsules.
How to take?
Do not swallow Budecort Rotacaps. This is intended to be taken by inhalation only, using your Rotahaler. The leaflet is given in which full information of the drug and its apt way of using is clearly written. Just go through once and then take the medicine. If you have any doubt related to the drug and its usage talk to your Doctor.Always use clean and dirt free mouthpiece. Take the Rotacaps and insert the capsule in the Rotahaler by keeping it in upright position. Change the upright position to horizontal position by keeping white spot up and lighter colored end at different direction. This leads to the opening of capsule shell. Then, gently breathe out and seal your lips around the mouth piece. Take a full deep breath in your mouth and hold your breath for up to ten seconds. After that take normal breath and throw away the empty capsule shell. Reorganize the Rotahaler and repeat the procedure prescribed. Always talk to your Doctor or Pharmacist to make sure that you are taking medicine in a right way as prescribed by the Doctor.
When to take?
Take the medicine as prescribed by the Doctor. He will decide and tell you how many puffs to be taken each time. Always try to take the dose at the same time each day; this reduces the chances of missing a dose.
For how long should it be taken?
Do not stop taking Budecort Rotacaps or change the dose without consulting with your Doctor. This drug is meant to be taken on regular basis, so keep on taking the drug as long as recommended by the Doctor.
What if you take too much (overdose)?
If overdose, talk to Doctor or Poisons information centre for advice. Take medical help as soon as possible.
What if you miss the dose?
Consult your Doctor if you miss the Dose. Don’t double up the dose in order to catch up.
What are the side effects?
Every medicine has some side effects; Budecort Rotacaps is the one which has some mild and severe side effects also. Some commonly observed side effects are as following:
- Sores in mouth
- Hoarse voice
- Oral thrush
- Pain in stomach
Some rare side effects associated with it are as follows:
- Swelling of the face
- Breathing difficulties
- Vision related problems like glaucoma and cataract
Are there any possible drug interactions?
Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. You doctor will provide you the list of drugs to be avoided while taking Budecort Rotacaps. Some of the drugs which interact with Budecort Rotacaps are as follows:
What are the things to be taken care of?
- Always take the medicine as per prescription
- Don’t use the expired drug
- Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
- Avoid coming in contact with the people who are suffering from Chicken pox and measles
- This drug doesn’t produce immediate relief so is not given in acute asthma attack