BUDESONIDE (BUDESONIDE (ENTERIC COATED)) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

BUDESONIDE

What is the Trade Name for BUDESONIDE

BUDESONIDE (ENTERIC COATED)

What is the Indication for BUDESONIDE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Budesonide capsules (enteric coated) are a corticosteroid indicated for: Treatment of mild to moderate active Crohn’s disease involving the ileum and/or the ascending colon, in patients 8 years and older. ( 1.1 ) Maintenance of clinical remission of mild to moderate Crohn’s disease involving the ileum and/or the ascending colon for up to 3 months in adults. ( 1.2 ) 1.1 Treatment of Mild to Moderate Active Crohn’s Disease Budesonide capsules (enteric coated) are indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate active Crohn’s disease involving the ileum and/or the ascending colon in patients 8 years of age and older. 1.2 Maintenance of Clinical Remission of Mild to Moderate Crohn’s Disease Budesonide capsules (enteric coated) are indicated for the maintenance of clinical remission of mild to moderate Crohn’s disease involving the ileum and/or the ascending colon for up to 3 months in adults.

 

 

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