Budesonide

Budesonide is an anti-inflammatory drug. It works by reducing the body's natural defense mechanism. It is available as inhalers, pills, nasal spray, and rectal forms. They are used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is also used to treat other bowel conditions such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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What could be the reason for bowel pain and bowel wall thickening?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my bowel. I have had an MRI and the doctor noted that I have bowel wall thickening in my distal colon. Before that, I did a stool test that was negative in Calprotectin and I had a CDSA it showed no inflammation negative for Lactoferrin. No bacterial infection. I also h...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand you must be very upset about your ill health. So the comprehensive stool analysis is well within normal limits-particularly calprotectin and lactoferrin which are inflammatory markers. Their absence theoretically excludes any inflammation within the b...  Read Full »

Do Mucoram pill and Rhinocort spray interact with each other?

Query: Hi doctor, I took a Mucoram pill along with Rhinocort spray. Then, I had hyperventilating difficulty. I could not swallow and I cannot balance myself and felt more tired and weak. I feel that my brain became numb for a month. After a month, I am good now. But, still I feel some pressure and continuo...  Read Full »


Dr. Shafi Ullah

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your question and I understand your concern. Mucoram (Ambroxol Hydrochloride) is a mucolytic and Rhinocort is a corticosteroid Budesonide. Together their use with no prior history of some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease like asthma makes it likely either a r...  Read Full »

Is it possible to treat wheezing with routine management?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 9 year old and developed the problem of wheezing when he was 3 years old. My father is asthmatic and I had wheezing when I was a kid (2-3 years of age). We were residing in an area where the industrial pollution is very high and he used to get wheezing more frequently the...  Read Full »


Dr. Parmar Parin Niranjanbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I am replying to your main 3 questions as follows:1. Routine management of wheezing: In my opinion, inhaled levosalbutamol (Levolin) is good for asthmatic wheezing. You can give it by nebulization or by inhalers (MDI - Metered Dose Inhaler) with spacer attac...  Read Full »

My voice is so hoarse I can barely speak. Please suggest a remedy.

Query: Hello doctor, Good day to you. I had post-nasal drip all last week. Yesterday, it was going away, but today I woke up, and my voice was almost gone. I can barely speak. My throat does not hurt. It just feels a little scratchy, with the constant clearing of the throat, too, and I have developed a cou...  Read Full »


Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have a typical case of laryngitis associated with a viral infection. You should rest the voice, that is, speak less until you feel like the symptoms are resolving. Avoid throat clearing as it irritates the throat further and hinders healing. Steam inhala...  Read Full »

Do all my symptoms occur due to lupus?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 44 year old female, and I have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, and Sjogren's syndrome, with symptoms dating back to as young as six years old. I have also been diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, thyroiditis, Raynaud disease, right-sided heart enlargeme...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The diagnosis of asthma is doubtful as pulmonary issues are seen in conditions you are already suffering from like SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) and rheumatoid arthritis. Basically, the right term for you is MCTD (mixed connective tissue disease), which are assoc...  Read Full »

My serum bicarbonate level is low. Is it due to respiratory alkalosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been really sick from last two weeks. Two weeks ago, I had flu symptoms, like headaches, body aches, low fever, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. The chest symptoms were there straight away, and my asthma medicines (Symbicort and Ventolin) were not working from the start...  Read Full »


Dr. Nookala Sunil Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry for your trouble. From the symptoms that you have explained, and the reports that you have uploaded (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it appears that you are an asthmatic patient and it is not under control. And you are also anxious. Let ...  Read Full »

Is Budecort necessary for cough with phlegm in a 2-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My 2-year-old daughter has a cough with phlegm. She has been suffering for the past two weeks. She got hospitalized for pneumonia the week before. She has wheezing now. Her doctor has prescribed Levolin and Kidpred, and has started a Budecort inhaler too. The doctor told to continue Bu...  Read Full »


Dr. Diggireddy Shilpa Reddy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to the history you have provided, it is difficult to conclude whether she has asthma. Pneumonia sometimes takes a month to completely flush out of the lungs. The doctor must have prescribed the medication according to her physical and laboratory examination.C...  Read Full »

What causes persistent chest congestion?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 5 years old. He is dealing with continuous chest congestion and coughing with change in season. Doctor suggested Foracort 100 for two to three months with two shots in the morning and two at night after using nebulization Levolin 1.25 mg and Budecort 1 mg in the past for ches...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First off all I would suggest you to carry out chest x-ray and complete blood count to rule out lung infection like bronchitis. Foracort is a combination of Budesonide, a corticosteroid and anti-inflammatory and Formoterol, a long-acting bronchodilator, used to...  Read Full »

Does irritable bowel syndrome cause difficulty in breathing?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. My height is 5'7, and my weight is 70 kg. I have had the following symptoms for the last eight months- difficulty in deep breathing. It feels very tight in the middle of my chest when I try to take a deep breath, sometimes along with tightness in my upper nose (I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. After studying your case scenario, it looks you are suffering from one of the following conditions- 1. Irritable bowel syndrome. 2. Obstructive sleep apnea. 3. Anxiety neurosis. I am sure these diagnoses have been put...  Read Full »

How to treat my heaving cough and throat infection, which has been persistent for a month?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old. I have a heaving cough and throat infection, and also heavy breathing and weakness. It has been a month, but it does not go away.  Read Full »


Dr. Pratyush Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your complaints, it could be an acute exacerbation of asthma. You should take nebulization with Asthalin (Salbutamol) thrice daily and Budesonide twice daily. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines with thei...  Read Full »

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