Entocort® CR 3mg Capsules
You have been prescribed Entocort CR capsules. Entocort CR is used to treat Crohn’s disease and microscopic colitis.
Entocort CR capsules contain a medicine called budesonide. Budesonide belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It is a ‘locally-acting’ corticosteroid, which means that it works directly in your bowel, to reduce the inflammation and helps to relieve your symptoms.1
Entocort CR 3mg Capsules
Crohn's & Colitis UK
Crohn’s & Colitis UK offer a wide range of information and support for people affected by inflammatory bowel disease. Please click here to visit CCUK’s website.
Frequently Asked Questions
The capsules should be swallowed whole with water. The capsules must not be chewed.
No. The granules in Entocort CR capsules cannot be dissolved, crushed or chewed.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Entocort Capsules are not likely to affect you being able to drive or use any machines.
Yes, the gelatine is of bovine origin.
Report a side effect
By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.