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Alcort 100 mg Injection

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Composition for Alcort 100 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Alcort 100 mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Alcort Injection

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Uses of Alcort Injection

Alcort 100 mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, cancer, skin disorders and eye disorders.
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Alcort Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Alcort are Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Mood changes, Behavioural changes.

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How to use Alcort Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Alcort Injection works

Alcort 100 mg Injection is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

In Depth Information on Alcort Injection

Expert advice for Alcort Injection

  • 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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Alcort Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Alcort Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alcort 100 mg Injection 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
Alcort 100 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Alcort 100 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
None stated
Kidney
SAFE
Alcort 100 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Alcort 100 mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alcort 100 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Alcort Injection

Frequently asked questions about Hydrocortisone

Q. Is hydrocortisone safe?
Hydrocortisone belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroids. Hydrocortisone is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is hydrocortisone same as cortisone, cort stim, cort s?
Cort s is proprietary (brand) name of hydrocortisone injection. Cortisone is other name of hydrocortisone. Cort stim is contracted (short) form for cortisol stimulation test
Q. Is hydrocortisone good for ringworm, cold sores, haemorrhoids, scars or burns?
No. Hydrocortisone is contraindicated in any condition where the skin is infected or inflamed
Q. Does hydrocortisone help in eczema, acne, hives, dry skin and thrush?
Hydrocortisone relieves the itching associated with eczema and local swelling and itching associated with hives. It should not be used in acne, dry skin and thrush
Q. Can I take ibuprofen, Tylenol or Benadryl with hydrocortisone?
NSAIDs like ibuprofen, Tylenol (acetaminophen), Benadryl (paracetamol, diphenhydramine, and phenylephrine) should not be taken if hydrocortisone is being taken orally. There is however little chance of interaction between hydrocortisone for local application and other drugs which are taken orally. Always follow the advice of the doctor regarding use of hydrocortisone ointment/cream and other medications.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Alcort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alcort with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Alcort with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Alcort with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Alcort with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azla, Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azithro, Azinol, Estocin, Rozy, Azikem, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azizen, 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, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, 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, 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, Qazi, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Azicin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, Azitus, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire
Alcort with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
Alcort with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Alcort with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip
Alcort with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Alcort with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Alcort with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Alcort with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb
Alcort with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Alcort with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Alcort with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Alcort with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Alcort with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Alcort with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Alcort with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Alcort with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Alcort with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa

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