BudesonidePrices, Coupons & Savings
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- BudesonideGeneric for Pulmicort RespulesRx0.25mg/2mL60mL (30 x 2mL) vials of suspensions $29.14 USD60mL (30 x 2mL) vials of suspensions $29.14 USDSave $130.69
- BudesonideGeneric for Pulmicort RespulesRx0.5mg/2mL60mL (30 x 2mL) vials of suspensions $25.18 USD60mL (30 x 2mL) vials of suspensions $25.18 USDSave $134.65
- Budesonide DRGeneric for Entocort ECRx3mg30 delayed release capsules $16.2 USD30 delayed release capsules $16.2 USD - 0.54 USD/delayed release capsuleSave $368.70
Do you need a prescription for budesonide?
Yes, budesonide is only available with a valid physician Rx.
How much is budesonide without Insurance in the US?
Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase budesonide, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.
What will my out-of-pocket cost be for budesonide in the US?
There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.
Is Now Patient a budesonide savings card?
Yes. Save up to 90% on your budesonide with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.
Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?
Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.
Is Now Patient a budesonide coupon provider in the US?
No. Now Patient does not provide budesonide coupons or FREE budesonide samples.
Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for budesonide in the US?
No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.
Does Now Patient work with Medicare?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
What should you do if you use too much budesonide?
Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using budesonide. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much budesonide. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.
What should I do if I miss my dose?
There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.
Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication
What is generic budesonide?
Generic Budesonide refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.
FDA approval of budesonide
Budesonide is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of various medical conditions, including asthma and inflammatory bowel disease.
Active ingredient of budesonide
The active ingredient of Budesonide is budesonide.
US Brand Name of Budesonide and Manufacturer
Budesonide is available in the US under various brand names, including Pulmicort, Rhinocort, and Entocort. The manufacturers may vary depending on the brand names.
UK Brand Name of Budesonide and Manufacturer
In the UK, Budesonide is available under various brand names, including Pulmicort, Entocort, Budenofalk, and Rhinocort. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.
Prescription Requirement for Budesonide
A prescription (Rx) is required for Budesonide in both the US and the UK.
Availability of Budesonide in the UK with NHS Prescription
Budesonide is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.
Conditions Treated by Budesonide
Budesonide is primarily used for the treatment of asthma, allergic rhinitis, and inflammatory bowel disease (such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis).
How Does Budesonide Work?
Budesonide belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroids. It works by reducing inflammation in the airways or affected areas of the body, thereby helping to relieve symptoms associated with asthma, allergies, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Forms of Budesonide Available
Budesonide is available in various forms, including inhalers for asthma, nasal sprays for allergic rhinitis, and capsules or enemas for inflammatory bowel disease.
Directions for Budesonide Use
Budesonide should be used as directed by the healthcare provider or as instructed on the product label. The specific instructions may vary depending on the form of Budesonide and the condition being treated. It is important to follow the recommended dosage and application instructions.
Warnings and Precautions for Budesonide
- Budesonide should be used regularly and not as a rescue medication for sudden asthma attacks or severe symptoms.
- It is important to rinse the mouth after using Budesonide inhalers to minimize the risk of thrush or other oral infections.
- It is important to inform the healthcare provider about any existing medical conditions, allergies, and any medications or supplements you are currently taking, to avoid potential drug interactions.
Possible Side Effects of Budesonide
Common side effects of Budesonide may include headache, nasal irritation, sore throat, cough, and gastrointestinal symptoms. If these side effects persist or worsen, it is important to contact a healthcare provider.
Similar Drugs to Budesonide
Other corticosteroids, such as fluticasone and beclomethasone, may be used as alternatives to Budesonide for the treatment of asthma, allergic rhinitis, and inflammatory bowel disease.
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The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.
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