What is Uceris?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Budesonide

Uceris® is a brand name for budesonide, a corticosteroid which is used to treat active Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Ulcerative colitis 6 3
Crohn's disease 2 0
Microscopic colitis 2 0
Chronic diarrhea 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Uceris

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1
Sweet cravings 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Uceris

Dosage Patients
9 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Uceris

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Uceris

Duration

Currently taking Uceris

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Uceris

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 0
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Uceris and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Hydrocortisone (Cortef) 1
Prednisone (Deltasone) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Uceris.