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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