Budesonide

Side effects and indications

Whenever possible, frequency information about the side effects was extracted from the labels. Aggregated frequency information for the drug and, if available, placebo is shown. To the right, you can click on shaded boxes to be taken to mentions of the side effect on the label. (In some cases, the side effect cannot be highlighted due to conversion problems.) Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.

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MedDRA Preferred Term Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels (show all 23)
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Infection def Infection def postmarketing, 2% - 38% 1.3% - 36% x x x x x x x x
Respiratory tract infection def Respiratory tract infection def 2.2% - 38% 1.3% - 36% x x x x x x x x
Ear infection def Otitis def 1.3% - 12% 0.9% - 11% x x x x x x
Ear infection def 2% - 5% 4% x x x
Otitis media def Otitis media def 1.3% - 12% 0.9% - 11% x x x x x x
Nasopharyngitis def Nasopharyngitis def 9.3% 8.3% x x x x
Cough def Cough def postmarketing, 2% - 9% 1% - 5% x x x x x x x x
Cough increased x x x x x
Epistaxis def Epistaxis def 2% - 8% 1% - 5% x x x
Gastroenteritis def Gastroenteritis def 1.8% - 5% 0.4% - 4% x x x x x x x
Viral infection def Viral infection def 3% - 5% 3% x x x
Candidiasis def Candidiasis def 1.3% - 4% 0.4% - 2% x x x x x x x x
Oral candidiasis def 1.3% 0.4% x x x x x
Candida albicans infection x
Conjunctivitis def Conjunctivitis def 1% - 4% 2% x x
Diarrhoea def Diarrhoea def 2% - 4% 2% x x x
Dermatitis def Rash def postmarketing, 1% - 4% 3% x x x x x x x x
Dermatitis def postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Rash def Rash def postmarketing, 1% - 4% 3% x x x x x x x x
Pharyngitis def Pharyngitis def postmarketing, 2.7% - 4% 1.7% - 3% x x x x x x x x
Vomiting def Vomiting def 2% - 4% 3% x x x x x x
Abdominal pain def Abdominal pain def 2% - 3% 2% x x x x x
Gastrointestinal pain def Abdominal pain def 2% - 3% 2% x x x x x
Pain def Pain def postmarketing, 2% - 3% 2% x x x x x x x x x
Nasal congestion def Nasal congestion def 2.7% 0.4% x x x x
Upper respiratory tract infection def Upper respiratory tract infection def 2.2% 1.3% x x x
Nasal discomfort Nasal irritation 2% 1% x
Nausea def Nausea def 1.8% 0.9% x x x x x x
Viral diarrhoea Viral diarrhoea 1.8% 0.4% x x
Oral candidiasis def Oral candidiasis def 1.3% 0.4% x x x x x
Hyperadrenocorticism def Hyperadrenocorticism def postmarketing x x x x x x x x x
Adrenal insufficiency def Adrenal insufficiency def postmarketing
Aggression def Aggression def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Anaphylactic shock def Anaphylactic shock def postmarketing x x x
Anaemia def Anaemia def postmarketing
Angioedema def Angioedema def postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Anosmia def Anosmia def postmarketing x
Anxiety def Anxiety def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Mental disorder def Mental disorder def postmarketing x
Bone disorder def Bone disorder def postmarketing x x
Bronchitis def Bronchitis def postmarketing x x x
Connective tissue disorder def Connective tissue disorder def postmarketing
Dermatitis contact def Dermatitis contact def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Endocrine disorder def Endocrine disorder def postmarketing x
Hormone level abnormal Endocrine disorder def postmarketing x
Eye disorder def Eye disorder def postmarketing x
Congenital eye disorder def x
Body temperature increased def Body temperature increased def postmarketing x x x x x
Glaucoma def Glaucoma def postmarketing x x x x x x
Headache def Headache def postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Cardiac disorder def Cardiac disorder def postmarketing
Haematuria def Haematuria def postmarketing
Hypersensitivity def Hypersensitivity def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Type IV hypersensitivity reaction def Type IV hypersensitivity reaction def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Hypertension def Hypertension def postmarketing x
Hypokalaemia def Hypokalaemia def postmarketing x x
Immune system disorder def Immune system disorder def postmarketing x x
Irritability def Irritability def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Leukocytosis def Leukocytosis def postmarketing x
Mediastinal disorder def Mediastinal disorder def postmarketing x
Necrosis def Necrosis def postmarketing x x
Nervous system disorder def Nervous system disorder def postmarketing
Nervousness def Nervousness def postmarketing x x x
Tension def Nervousness def postmarketing x x x
Osteoporosis def Osteoporosis def postmarketing x x
Palpitations def Palpitations def postmarketing x x x
Pharyngeal disorder def Pharyngeal disorder def postmarketing x x
Pruritus def Pruritus def postmarketing x x x
Benign intracranial hypertension def Benign intracranial hypertension def postmarketing x
Psychotic disorder def Psychotic disorder def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Pyuria def Pyuria def postmarketing
Sinusitis def Sinusitis def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Swelling def Swelling def postmarketing x x
Urticaria def Urticaria def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Wheezing def Wheezing def postmarketing x x
Agitation def Agitation def postmarketing x x
Hyperkinesia def x x x
Mood swings Mood swings postmarketing x x
Affect lability Mood swings postmarketing x x
Cataract def Cataract def postmarketing x x x x x x
Red blood cell sedimentation rate increased Red blood cell sedimentation rate increased postmarketing
Growth retardation def Growth retardation def postmarketing x x x
Intracranial pressure increased def Intracranial pressure increased def postmarketing x
Blood alkaline phosphatase increased def Phosphatase alkaline increased postmarketing
Skin irritation def Skin irritation def postmarketing
Osteonecrosis def Necrosis ischaemic def postmarketing x x
Necrosis ischaemic def Necrosis ischaemic def postmarketing x x
Psychiatric symptom Psychiatric symptom postmarketing x x x x x x
Intraocular pressure increased Intraocular pressure increased postmarketing x
Nasal septum perforation def Nasal septum perforation def postmarketing x
Oropharyngeal discomfort Throat sore def postmarketing x
Oropharyngeal pain Throat sore def postmarketing x
Throat irritation Throat irritation postmarketing x x
Aortic dissection def Dissecting aortic aneurysm, thoracic postmarketing x
Infestation Infestation NOS postmarketing
Dysphonia def Dysphonia def postmarketing x x
Voice disturbance x x x x x
Pharyngeal oedema Throat swelling postmarketing x
Abscess def Abscess def x
Alopecia def Alopecia def x
Amnesia def Amnesia def x
Decreased appetite Anorexia def x x
Anorectal disorder def Anus disorder x
Arthralgia def Arthralgia def x x x x x x
Musculoskeletal discomfort Arthralgia def x x x x x x
Myalgia def x x x x x x
Arthritis def Arthritis def x
Arthritis aggravated x
Asthenia def Asthenia def x x x x x x
Fatigue def x x x
Back pain def Back pain def x x x x x x
Coagulopathy def Coagulopathy def x
Breast disorder def Breast disorder def
Neck pain def Neck pain def x x
Chest pain def Chest pain def x x
Confusional state def Confusional state def x
Feeling abnormal Confusional state def x
Malaise def x
Dizziness def Dizziness def x
Syncope def x x
Dysgeusia def Dysgeusia def x x
Dyspepsia def Dyspepsia def x x x x x x x
Dyspnoea def Dyspnoea def x
Dysuria def Dysuria def x
Ear disorder def Ear disorder def
Ear pain def Ear pain def x x
Ecchymosis def Ecchymosis def x x x
Eczema def Eczema def x x x
Oedema def Oedema def x
Enteritis def Enteritis def x
Congenital eye disorder def Congenital eye disorder def x
Eye infection def Eye infection def x x
Fatigue def Fatigue def x x x
Fistula def Fistula def x
Flatulence def Flatulence def x
Flushing def Flushing def x
Gastrointestinal disorder def Gastrointestinal disorder def
Glossitis def Glossitis def x
Haemorrhage def Haemorrhage def x x x x
Haemoglobin def Haemorrhage def x x x x
Haemorrhoids def Haemorrhoids def x
Herpes virus infection def Herpes NOS def x x
Herpes simplex def Herpes simplex def x x
Hirsutism def Hirsutism def x
Immunosuppression def Immunosuppression def x
Otitis externa def Infective otitis externa def x x
Influenza def Influenza def x x x x x x x x
Intestinal obstruction def Intestinal obstruction def x
Menstrual disorder def Menstrual disorder def x x
Metrorrhagia def Metrorrhagia def x
Muscle spasms def Cramp muscle def x x
Hypertonia def Hypertonia def x x x
Nocturia def Nocturia def x
Obstruction def Obstruction def x
Paraesthesia def Paraesthesia def x
Purpura def Purpura def x x x
Vascular purpura Purpura def x x x
Respiratory disorder def Respiratory disorder def x x
Skin disorder def Skin disorder def x
Stridor def Stridor def x x
Hyperhidrosis def Sweating def x
Sweating increased x
Shock def Syncope def x x
Syncope def Syncope def x x
Loss of consciousness def Syncope def x x
Tachycardia def Tachycardia def x
Tooth disorder def Tooth disorder def x
Tremor def Tremor def x x
Ulcer def Ulcer def
Pollakiuria def Pollakiuria def x
Urinary tract infection def Urinary tract infection def x
Urethral disorder def Urinary tract disorder def
Urinary tract disorder def Urinary tract disorder def
Angiopathy def Angiopathy def
Vertigo def Vertigo def x
Visual impairment def Visual impairment def x
Visual acuity reduced Visual impairment def x
Blindness def Visual impairment def x
Weight increased def Weight increased def x x x x
Dry mouth def Dry mouth def x x
Rash pustular def Rash pustular def x
Migraine def Migraine def x x x
Tongue disorder Tongue oedema x
Tongue oedema Tongue oedema x
Impaired healing Impaired healing
Skin striae def Skin striae def x
External ear disorder External ear disorder x x
Scab Scab
Malaise def Malaise def x
Discomfort def Malaise def x
Ill-defined disorder Malaise def x
Myalgia def Myalgia def x x x x x x
Hair growth abnormal Hair growth increased x
Increased appetite Increased appetite x
Abdominal pain upper Epigastric pain x
Tenderness def Tenderness def
Gravitational oedema Gravitational oedema x
Oedema peripheral def Ankle edema x
Joint swelling Ankle edema x
Lymphadenopathy def Lymphadenopathy cervical def x
Lymphadenopathy def x x
Secondary adrenocortical insufficiency Secondary adrenocortical insufficiency x
Cushingoid Cushingoid x x
Gastrointestinal fistula def Gastrointestinal fistula def x
Vision blurred def Vision blurred def x
Increased tendency to bruise Increased tendency to bruise x
Hyperkinesia def Hyperkinesia def x x x
Lipohypertrophy def Buffalo hump x
Face oedema def Face oedema def x
Acne def Acne def x
Rhinitis perennial Rhinitis perennial
Sleep disorder def Sleep disorder def x
Insomnia def Insomnia def x x x x x
Somnolence def Somnolence def x
Indication Labels
Asthma def x x x x x x
Bronchospasm def x x x x x
Cancer in remission x x
Perennial allergic rhinitis def x
Rhinitis def x
Rhinitis allergic def x

Information

More information: STITCH, PubChem and possibly Wikipedia

ATC Codes: A07EA06, D07AC09, R01AD05, R03BA02

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Labels

Labels were obtained from different sources and potentially contain different sets of side effects. If you click on the label name, a HTML version of the label will be shown with proteins, chemicals and side efffects highlighted using Reflect.

  1. BUDESONIDE / ENTOCORT CAPSULE 3MG : 13 side effects (Health Canada)
  2. budesonide / Rhinocort Aqua : 17 side effects (FDA MedWatch)
  3. BUDESONIDE / PULMICORT FLEXHALER : 38 side effects (Drugs@FDA)
  4. BUDESONIDE / PULMICORT FLEXHALER : 39 side effects (Drugs@FDA)
  5. BUDESONIDE / PULMICORT FLEXHALER : 43 side effects (Drugs@FDA)
  6. Budesonide : 47 side effects (FDA XML label)
  7. BUDESONIDE / PULMICORT RESPULES : 60 side effects (Drugs@FDA)
  8. BUDESONIDE : 61 side effects (FDA XML label)
  9. BUDESONIDE : 67 side effects (FDA XML label)
  10. BUDESONIDE : 94 side effects (FDA XML label)