Bgcort 6 Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Bgcort 6 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used for the treatment of various diseases and conditions such as inflammatory conditions, autoimmune conditions, and cancer.

Bgcort 6 Tablet works by inhibiting the release of substances that cause swelling or by changing how the immune system works. It can be taken on an empty stomach or after food. Taking the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness. It is important to keep taking the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

Use of this medicine may cause some common side effects such as increased appetite, weight gain, frequent urge to urinate, Cushing syndrome, cough, upper respiratory tract infection, abnormal hair growth, obesity, and nasopharyngitis. If any of these side effects bother you, let your doctor know.

Bgcort 6 Tablet can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat. Before taking the medicine, you should let your doctor know of all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before taking the medicine.

Uses of Bgcort Tablet

  • Treatment of Inflammatory conditions
  • Treatment of Autoimmune conditions
  • Treatment of Cancer

Benefits of Bgcort Tablet

In Treatment of Inflammatory conditions

Bgcort 6 Tablet gives relief in inflammatory conditions that affect muscles and joints such as arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. It also helps manage other inflammatory conditions such as asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, uveitis, ulcerative colitis, and allergies. It works by blocking certain chemicals that cause pain and swelling.

In Treatment of Autoimmune conditions

Bgcort 6 Tablet gives relief in autoimmune conditions like psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, eczema, atopic dermatitis, etc. 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 Treatment of Cancer

Bgcort 6 Tablet helps in the treatment of 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 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.

Side effects of Bgcort Tablet

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 Bgcort

  • Increased appetite
  • Weight gain
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Cough
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Abnormal hair growth
  • Obesity
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)

How to use Bgcort 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. Bgcort 6 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bgcort Tablet works

Bgcort 6 Tablet is a corticosteroid. It increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity to stop self damage to the body by the immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring in organ transplants or cancer).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Bgcort 6 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bgcort 6 Tablet 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bgcort 6 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Bgcort 6 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bgcort 6 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Bgcort 6 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Bgcort 6 Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Bgcort 6 Tablet is recommended.

What if you forget to take Bgcort Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Bgcort 6 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Bgcort 6 Tablet 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Bgcort 6 Tablet 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 Bgcort 6 Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Bgcort 6 Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Gluco/mineralocorticoids, progestogins and derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
HORMONES
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bgcort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Bgcort 6 Tablet a steroid?

Yes, Bgcort 6 Tablet is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body. These glucocorticoids help to maintain health and wellbeing. Bgcort 6 Tablet increases the corticosteroids levels in the body which helps in treating various illnesses involving inflammation (redness, tenderness, heat and swelling).

Q. What is Bgcort 6 Tablet used for?

Bgcort 6 Tablet has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used for treating conditions like allergy diseases, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory skin diseases and autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage). The medicine also helps transplant patients as it suppresses the immune system so that the body does not reject the organ.

Q. How does Bgcort 6 Tablet work?

Bgcort 6 Tablet is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body. The medicine works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses caused due to active inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. Is Bgcort 6 Tablet better than Prednisone?

Clinical studies have shown that Bgcort 6 Tablet has a similar effect as that of prednisone. Moreover, Bgcort 6 Tablet is better tolerated when used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of your condition.

Q. Is Bgcort 6 Tablet a painkiller?

No, Bgcort 6 Tablet is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.

Q. Can I take Bgcort 6 Tablet with Tamsulosin?

Yes, Bgcort 6 Tablet can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.

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References

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: July, 2021

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