Uceris (Budesonide)

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

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How to buy Uceris (Budesonide) online?

Uceris (Budesonide) can be ordered online through CanadianPharmacyOnline.com or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Uceris (Budesonide) is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Uceris Cost

How much does Uceris (Budesonide) cost?

Uceris (Budesonide) – 30 Tablets

  • Average US retail price – $2152.33
  • Our price – $464.00

At CanadianPharmacyOnline.com, we make sure to keep drug prices low. You can view the Uceris (Budesonide) cost savings above.

What is the lowest price of Uceris (Budesonide) per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $15.13/unit for Uceris (Budesonide) 9mg tablets 

Is this price for Uceris (Budesonide) without insurance?

The listed prices are without insurance since, unfortunately, we cannot accept insurance. We are also unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers. However, we will give you an official receipt which you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurer. 

Why is Uceris (Budesonide) cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices in Canada and from other countries we source medication from are negotiated and regulated. The US is a free market economy which is how the price differs since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem appropriate for the product. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we utilize medications from these countries. 

Uceris is marketed under the name Cortiment in Canada.

Uceris Coupon

Is there a coupon for Uceris available?

Sorry, we do not have an Uceris Coupon at this time.

Uceris Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Uceris (Budesonide) available?

Uceris (Budesonide) is not available as a generic alternative.

How much cheaper is generic Uceris (Budesonide)?

There is currently no generic alternative.

What is the difference between brand and generic Uceris (Budesonide)?

Once available on the market, there will be no difference between generic and brand Uceris. Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

Standard shipping is free.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.

You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Uceris (Budesonide)

What is Uceris (Budesonide)? 

Uceris (Budesonide) is a prescription medication that is classified as a glucocorticosteroid. 


What is it used for? 

It is used for the treatment of active, mild to moderate, ulcerative colitis. 

How does it work?

It works through anti-inflammatory actions, such as inhibition of inflammatory mediator release and inhibition of cytokine-mediated immune responses


How do I take Uceris (Budesonide)? 

Take Uceris (Budesonide) as directed by your physician.  It may be taken with or without food

What dosages are available?

Uceris (Budesonide) is available as a brand name 9mg extended-release tablet. 

What is the recommended dosage?

Generally, it is dosed as 9mg once daily in the morning for up to 8 weeks for induction of remission but take as directed by your doctor.

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 9mg/day.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember, if it is relatively close to your next dose wait till then and take a normal dose. Do not take an extra dose to make up for the missed dose. 

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Uceris (Budesonide)?

Uceris (Budesonide) is a glucocorticoid, as a result, patients should be made aware of potential immunosuppression. Uceris (Budesonide) is not extensively absorbed but it is still a possible risk. Patients switching to Uceris (Budesonide) from other systemic steroid options should ensure they follow their physician’s instructions carefully as deviation could cause serious effects. 

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Uceris (Budesonide)?

Some common (≥2%) side effects include:

  • Headache 
  • Nausea 
  • Lowered blood cortisol
  • Upper abdominal pain 
  • Fatigue 
  • Flatulence 
  • Abdominal distension
  • Ance
  • Urinary Tract infection 
  • Arthralgia 
  • Constipation 

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects.


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Uceris (Budesonide) is metabolized by CYP3A4 enzymes, as such, medications that are strong inhibitors of this enzyme should be avoided where possible. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist when starting/stopping other medications while taking Uceris (Budesonide).


How should this medication be stored?

Uceris (Budesonide) should be stored at room temperature 59⁰F to 86⁰F. Keep the container closed tightly and protect from light and moisture. 

Pharmacist Tips

  • This medication is used to induce remission of flares associated with ulcerative colitis, it is not meant to be used as a prophylactic option. 
  • Notify your doctor if you experience any new onset bacterial, viral, or fungal infections. Patients with a history of low white counts should exercise extra caution. 
  • Avoid drinking grapefruit juice or eating grapefruits while taking this medication as it can increase the amount of Uceris (Budesonide) in your blood.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


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Uceris FAQ

Does Uceris (Budesonide) weaken your immune system?

Uceris (Budesonide) is a glucocorticoid so extended utilization can reduce your immune system’s ability to manage infections.

When is the best time to take Uceris (Budesonide)?

Per the manufacturer, this medication should be taken in the morning with or without food.

How effective is Uceris (Budesonide)?

In the clinical trials, Budesonide showed complete remission after 8 weeks of therapy in 17.9% and 17.4% of patients compared to 7.4% and 4.5% with placebo. 

Does Uceris (Budesonide) need to be tapered?

No, as Budesonide is not significantly absorbed it does not require a taper to discontinue after the patient has received the 8 weeks of therapy. 

What are side effects of Uceris (Budesonide)?

Common side effects of Budesonide include; headache, nausea, lowered blood cortisol, upper abdominal pain, fatigue, flatulence, abdominal distension, ance, urinary tract infection, arthralgia, and constipation.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.