budesonide - oral, Entocort EC
GENERIC NAME: BUDESONIDE - ORAL (bue-DES-oh-nide)
BRAND NAME(S): Entocort EC
USES: This medication is used to treat certain bowel conditions (such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis). While budesonide does not cure these conditions, it may decrease symptoms such as pain and diarrhea. Budesonide is an anti-inflammatory drug (corticosteroid hormone). It works by decreasing the body's natural defense response (immune response).
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