If you are:
FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFF HUMAN DATA AVAIL; ANIMAL DATA SUG DEV TOX; CONSIDER MATERNAL BENEFIT
Precaution: REPORTED AMOUNT IN BREASTMILK < 1% OF MATERNAL DOSE W/ INHALATION.
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Caution in chronic heart failure patients due to sodium and water retention with glucocorticoid use. Endocrine-May cause hyperglycemia or worsen glucose control in diabetics. Longer term use may cause osteopenia or osteoporosis. Neuro/Psych-Avoid in older adults with or at high risk of delirium because of inducing or worsening delirium.
Giving budesonide EC to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Lower dose and shorter duration of therapy may minimize growth rate reduction. No safety and efficacy established age < 8 years.
management or monitoring precaution: Lower dose and shorter duration of therapy may minimize growth rate reduction.