A 12-week treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in patients 11 years of age and older. EOHILIA has not been shown to be safe and effective for longer than 12 weeks.1

Patient Profiles for EOHILIA™ (budesonide oral suspension)




While the symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) vary according to age of diagnosis, the underlying esophageal inflammation is universal to the disease.2-4

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Previous swallowed aerosol steroid user

Small image of Mike, age 35. (Not an actual patient.)
  • Diagnosed: 4 years ago
  • Comorbidities: Yes
  • Previous therapy: Stopped taking swallowed steroid aerosols 4 weeks ago
  • Symptom complaints: Dysphagia

Steroid-naïve in EoE

Small image of Luke, age 25. (Not an actual patient.)
  • Diagnosed: 5 months ago
  • Comorbidities: None
  • Previous therapy: Has been on a stable dose of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for the past month
  • Symptom complaints: Vomiting to relieve dysphagia symptoms and food avoidance

Previous slurry user

mall image of Jackie, age 41. (Not an actual patient.)
  • Diagnosed: 6 years ago
  • Comorbidities: None
  • Previous therapy: Steroid slurries ceased 1 month ago
  • Symptom complaints: Dysphagia and food impaction

Failed to control EoE symptoms with diet modification

Small image of Kiana, age 11. (Not an actual patient.)
  • Diagnosed: 2 years ago
  • Comorbidities: Yes
  • Previous therapy: Diet modification ceased 3 months ago
  • Symptom complaints: Choking and gagging with certain foods

All patients are hypothetical.

Full image of Mike. (Not an actual patient.)

Not an actual patient.

Meet Mike

A patient with EoE who is currently experiencing a flare

“I struggle with swallowing while eating and want to explore another oral option.”

Clinical History
  • EoE diagnosis confirmed 4 years ago by a gastroenterologist following referral by his allergist 
  • Allergist manages his EoE, and has controlled his allergic rhinitis and asthma
  • Before stopping a month ago, he used swallowed steroids for EoE
  • Asthma and allergic rhinitis are controlled
  • Reports excessive chewing, avoiding meals out with friends, and needing to drink water to relieve dysphagia symptoms several times in the last month 
  • Comfortable with oral therapies and wants to try another oral option
Full image of Luke. (Not an actual patient.)

Not an actual patient.

Meet Luke

A newly diagnosed, steroid-naïve in EoE patient

“My work requires frequent travel, so I need a therapy I can take on the move.”

Clinical History
  • His primary care physician (PCP) referred him to a gastroenterologist for evaluation of dysphagia symptoms that increase with meat and bread
  • Has been on a stable dose of PPIs for the past month
  • Requested an oral option that does not have to be refrigerated
Full image of Jackie. (Not an actual patient.)

Not an actual patient.

Meet Jackie

A previous slurry user looking for another oral treatment option

“I can’t find a treatment that fits in my daily routine. I’m a busy working parent, and every minute matters.”

Clinical History
  • Diagnosed after experiencing food impaction requiring emergency medical attention
  • Has tried food elimination and different doses of PPIs in the past
  • 2 prior esophageal dilations
  • Complains about time it takes to make slurries and reports that consequently she’d miss doses
  • Stopped taking steroid slurries 1 month ago
Full image of Kiana. (Not an actual patient.)

Not an actual patient.

Meet Kiana

A pediatric patient who hasn’t found an EoE management strategy that works for her

“Our daughter is starting to avoid eating. We are sensitive to her age and want a treatment that she could learn to manage on her own.”

Clinical History 
  • Suspected EoE after her mother noticed she was avoiding solid foods
  • Diagnosis was confirmed by pediatric gastroenterologist 2 years ago based on dysphagia symptoms, endoscopy, and histology
  • Has struggled with food elimination diets and is still experiencing EoE symptoms
  • Deferred additional EGDs
  • Needs to gag to get relief from her dysphagia symptoms several times a week
  • Her parents report that Kiana cuts food into small pieces, chews excessively, and drinks water with most bites of food
  • Kiana and her family would prefer a premixed oral option

~1 in 2,000

people in the U.S. are diagnosed with EoE

DSQ=Dysphagia Symptom Questionnaire; EGD=esophagogastroduodenoscopy; eos/hpf=eosinophils per high-power field; PPI=proton pump inhibitor.


  1. EOHILIA (budesonide oral suspension) Prescribing Information. Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  2. Muir AB, Brown-Whitehorn T, Godwin B, et al. Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2019;12:391-399.
  3. Underwood B, Troutman TD, Schwartz JT. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2023;130(1):28-39.
  4. Carr S, Chan ES, Watson W. Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol. 2018;14(suppl 2):58.
  5. O’Shea KM, Aceves SS, Dellon ES, et al. Gastroenterology. 2018;154(2):333-345.