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Acticort 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Acticort 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Acticort 20mg Tablet

MRP
15.58
₹1.56/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Acticort Tablet

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Uses of Acticort Tablet

Acticort 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
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Acticort Tablet side effects

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Acticort Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acticort 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Acticort Tablet works

Acticort 20mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called as glucocorticosteroids. It increases the level of corticosteroids which are already present in the body and helps to treat various inflammatory conditions. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body.

In Depth Information on Acticort Tablet

Expert advice for Acticort Tablet

  • Take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dose is decreased or tapered over time.
  • Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Acticort Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Acticort Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acticort 20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Acticort 20mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Acticort 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Acticort 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acticort 20mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as careful dose selection and regular monitoring of kidney function tests are advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Acticort 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acticort 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Acticort Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Prednisolone

Acticort belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Acticort is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
It is advisable to take Acticort for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.
Acticort does not contain penicillin. Acticort belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Yes, Acticort does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Acticort is not a pain-killer. Acticort belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature and can help in the relief of pain associated with inflammation.
Yes. Acticort is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Acticort belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Acticort is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Acticort is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Acticort with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Acticort and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Acticort accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Acticort with antibiotics.
Acticort can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Acticort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Acticort with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed
Acticort with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Acticort with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Acticort with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip
Acticort with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Acticort with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Acticort with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Acticort with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Acticort with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Acticort with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Acticort with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa
Acticort with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Acticort with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Acticort with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Acticort with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Acticort with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Acticort with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Acticort with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Acticort with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Acticort with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Acticort with Tioconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tioconazole: Tiostat
Acticort with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Acticort with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
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