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Recommendations for pregnancy
Low risk in pregnancy: limited human data
Recommendations for breastfeeding
Compatible with breastfeeding
Most common side effects
Headache, respiratory infection, nausea, and symptoms of hypercorticism (too much steroids in your body). These symptoms include an increase in the size of the face and neck, acne, and bruising.
Budesonide is a nonsystemic corticosteroid, which means it is released primarily in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, therefore causing fewer side effects. Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice regularly as it can increase the amount of budesonide in your body.
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