Last update June 30, 2015


Very Low Risk

Safe. Compatible. Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

Non-significant levels of drug in the milk are found.

The infant is further protected because of a low oral bioavailability.

Most expert's opinion is that topical, oral or inhaled steroid medication is compatible with breastfeeding,


We do not have alternatives for بوديزونيد since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

بوديزونيد is Budesonide inhaled in Arabic.

Is written in other languages:

بوديزونيد is also known as


Main tradenames from several countries containing بوديزونيد in its composition:


Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 6 - 11 %
Molecular weight 430 daltons
Protein Binding 85 - 90 %
VD 3 l/Kg
Tmax 0.2 - 08 hours
2 - 3 hours
M/P ratio 0.5 -
Theoretical Dose 0.00001 mg/Kg/d
Relative Dose 0.3 %


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  3. Fält A, Bengtsson T, Kennedy BM, Gyllenberg A, Lindberg B, Thorsson L, Stråndgarden K. Exposure of infants to budesonide through breast milk of asthmatic mothers. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 Abstract Full text (in our servers)
  4. National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Asthma and Pregnancy Working Group. Managing asthma during pregnancy: recommendations for pharmacologic treatment-2004 update. 2004;1-57. None 2004 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  5. Ellsworth A. Pharmacotherapy of asthma while breastfeeding. J Hum Lact. 1994 Abstract
  6. Greenberger PA, Patterson R. The management of asthma during pregnancy and lactation. Clin Rev Allergy. 1987 Abstract

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