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Budesonide EC

When and How to Take Budesonide

Some general considerations for when and how to take budesonide EC include the following:
 
  • Budesonide EC comes in the form of a capsule. It is usually taken by mouth once a day in the morning.
     
  • It does not seem to matter if you take budesonide EC with food or on an empty stomach. If budesonide EC seems to bother your stomach, try taking it with food.
     
  • Swallow budesonide EC capsules whole; do not chew, crush, or open the capsules.
     
  • Do not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit while you are taking budesonide EC (see Drug Interactions With Budesonide EC).
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
     

Who Makes Budesonide?

Budesonide EC is manufactured by Prometheus Laboratories, Inc.
 

Budesonide Strengths

Budesonide EC capsules come in one strength -- budesonide EC 3 mg.
 

Is There a Generic Version of Budesonide?

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Entocort).
 

Budesonide EC Drug Information

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