Entocort contains the active ingredient budesonide, which is a generic anti-inflammatory drug. This medicine is in the form of an enema which is meant to be inserted into the rectum.
Entocort Enema is prescribed to patients who have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, which is a type of IBD or inflammatory bowel disease. This medication treats inflammation and ulcers in the large intestine and rectum.
This medication works by interfering with the process that causes inflammation when the body’s natural immune response is triggered.
Entocort Enema consists of one tablet and one bottle of liquid. DO NOT SWALLOW THE TABLET. Insert the tablet into the bottle and shake thoroughly for at least ten seconds. The usual adult dose is the contents of one 115mL enema nightly, at bedtime, for four weeks. Remove the protective cap of the bottle and lie on your left side. Carefully insert the nozzle into the rectum and squeeze out the contents of the container. Lie on your stomach for five minutes and then try to keep the medicine in for as long as you can.
Usually the side effects of Entocort Enema are mild. Common side effects are:
Agitation and sleeplessness may also occur but are uncommon.
These may not be all the side effects of Entocort Enema.
Do not use Entocort without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
Do not use this medication if you:
Before you use Entocort Enema, tell your doctor if you have any health problems like the following:
It is also important to let your doctor know if:
Store both the tablets and liquid at room temperature (15-30°C). Do not prepare Entocort Enema ahead of time. The enema is meant to be used right after it is mixed together.
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic condition which affects the lining of the large bowel or colon, causing inflammation and ulcers. The common symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fatigue. Symptoms can come and go, and even disappear for periods of time. Although there is no cure, medication can help to alleviate the severity of symptoms and even bring the disease to remission for long periods of time.
When you are suffering from ulcerative colitis, you may not be comfortable leaving your home sometimes. You can purchase your treatment from the comfort of your home at YouDrugstore, an online pharmacy based out of Canada. Simply register for a free account. When you receive your prescription for Entocort Enema from your doctor, send it to us. Your doctor can fax it to us as well. After we have received all of the necessary information, our team of qualified pharmacy technicians and physicians will review your order. For all orders over $100, we offer free shipping. When you order from YouDrugstore, you buy Canadian-sourced medication at the same price Canadians pay with low-cost shipping rates.