budesonide, Entocort EC, Uceris, Pulmicort, Pulmicort Flexhaler (cont.)

Pharmacy Author:
Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies in pregnant women. Budesonide should only be used in pregnant women if the benefits outweigh the unknown risk. Use of budesonide during pregnancy may suppress the adrenal glands of the infant.

NURSING MOTHERS: Budesonide is secreted in human breast milk. Because of the potential for adverse reactions in nursing infants from any corticosteroid, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the budesonide.

Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/11/2015


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