budesonide (Entocort EC, Uceris) (cont.)

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PREPARATIONS: Capsules: 3 mg; Tablets (Extended Release): 9 mg

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Medicines which block the liver enzymes that break down budesonide may lead to higher blood concentrations and more side effects of budesonide. Such medications include

Grapefruit juice has a similar effect and should not be consumed by patients taking budesonide.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/16/2016

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