Avcort 200mg Injection

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Introduction

Avcort 200mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It is used to treat a variety of diseases and conditions such as severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, cancer, and skin and eye disorders. It is used for treatment of conditions that need quick response.

Avcort 200mg Injection is administered by a healthcare professional. It is usually given to patients who are not able to take the tablet form of the medicine. Taking the medicine can make it harder for your body to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat. Also before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking.

This medicine may cause few common side effects such as injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness). It may also cause mood changes in some people. If any of these side effects bothers you or if you experienced any symptoms which you feel is due to the use of this medicine, let your doctor know. It is important for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to ask the advice of their doctors before taking this medicine.

Benefits of Avcort Injection

In Severe allergic reactions

Avcort 200mg Injection is a corticosteroid. In addition to the many other benefits, it can be used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions. This medicine works by reducing the inflammation associated with allergies. It is a highly effective medicine. Take it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor to get most benefit from it.

In Allergic conditions

Avcort 200mg Injection prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions including arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis which affect the skin, blood, eyes, lungs, stomach, and nervous system. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.

You should always take it as it has been prescribed for you. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice. This can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

In Cancer

Avcort 200mg Injection helps in the treatment for a variety of cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. It works by suppressing the immune system thereby reducing inflammation around the site of the cancer. It is used specifically to decrease swelling (edema), associated with tumors of the spine and brain. Moreover, it helps to treat or prevent allergic reactions in cancer patients. This medicine also treats nausea and vomiting associated with some chemotherapy medicines. Besides, it is also used to stimulate appetite in cancer patients with severe appetite problems, thus aiding in cancer treatment.

In Skin disorders

Avcort 200mg Injection prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions of the skin such as eczema, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.

In Eye disorders

Avcort 200mg Injection helps relieve symptoms of eye infections such as redness, swelling, itching and watering of eyes. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after a week, talk to your doctor.

Side effects of Avcort Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Avcort

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Mood changes

How to use Avcort Injection

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

How Avcort Injection works

Avcort 200mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Avcort 200mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Avcort 200mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Avcort 200mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Avcort 200mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
None stated
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Avcort 200mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Avcort 200mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Avcort 200mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Avcort 200mg Injection helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Avcort 200mg Injection can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Avcort 200mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop using Avcort 200mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Avcort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Asalite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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What is the cause of increase level of IgE
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello , it generally increase in allergic disorders. But sometimes it may also suggest underlying serious blood disorders. Please consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and management options. An opinion of pediatric hrmatologist may also be required.
Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
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FAQs

Q. How does Avcort 200mg Injection work?

Avcort 200mg Injection works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses caused due to active inflammation. In addition to that, it stops the autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. Is Avcort 200mg Injection a steroid?

Yes, Avcort 200mg Injection is a steroid medicine also known as corticosteroids which occur naturally in the body. These corticosteroids help to maintain health and wellbeing. Avcort 200mg Injection increases the levels of corticosteroids in the body by treating various illnesses involving inflammation (redness, tenderness, heat and swelling).

Q. What is Avcort 200mg Injection used for?

Avcort 200mg Injection has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used to treat many conditions like allergic conditions, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory skin diseases. It also helps to treat autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage), and certain eye disorders.

Q. How is Avcort 200mg Injection administered?

Avcort 200mg Injection should be administered by a doctor or under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Usually, it is given into a muscle (intramuscular), joint (intra-articular), directly into a vein (direct intravenous), infusion or into the area being treated (soft tissue infiltration). Your doctor will decide the dose based on the condition you are being treated for and also your body weight. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Avcort 200mg Injection.

Q. I was given Avcort 200mg Injection in the knee as I have arthritis. Will it pain after taking Avcort 200mg Injection? What should I do about it?

Avcort 200mg Injection effectively treats many inflammatory conditions, joint pain and inflammation in arthritis being one of its multiple uses. Usually, the pain gets better after a day or two. Try not to have frequent movement for about 24 hours after the injection and do not do any heavy exercise for best results. However, if you experience pain, consult your doctor. The doctor may prescribe some over the counter pain medications if the pain persists for longer or if it bothers you a lot.

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Country of Origin: India

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