Active ingredients: budesonide
What it is used for
CORTIMENT prolonged-release tablets are indicated in adults for induction of remission in patients with mild to moderate active ulcerative colitis (UC) where 5-ASA treatment is not sufficient or not tolerated.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Each tablet is a white to off-white, round, biconvex, film-coated tablet, approximately 9.5 mm diameter and 4.7 mm thickness, debossed on one side with "MX9"
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient budesonide
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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