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Bonacort 40mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Bonacort 40mg Injection is a steroid. It is used for treatment of wide variety of medical conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatic disorders. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

Bonacort 40mg Injection is given by a doctor or a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Using the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness. It is important to keep using the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

Bonacort 40mg Injection may cause few side effects such as infection, headache, joint pain, or injection site reaction. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they do not go away. Using corticosteroids like may Bonacort 40mg Injection make you more susceptible to viral infections, so you should stay away from people who have these infections. In general, you should try to avoid situations which make your symptoms worse (things like pollen and dust mites) and it is best not to smoke.

Before starting to use Bonacort 40mg Injection you should let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, discuss the risks and benefits with your healthcare team. If you use this medicine for a long time, your doctor may want to carry out certain medical tests to check your progress.

Uses of Bonacort Injection

Side effects of Bonacort Injection

Common
  • Infection
  • Headache
  • Joint pain

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Infection
    If you have a low level of white blood cells, you are more likely to get infections. There are several ways to reduce your chances of catching or spreading an infection. Avoid unnecessary exposure to germs when you can. Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap or use a sanitiser. Avoid crowds and avoid contact with people who are ill or have infections. Use disposable tissues for coughs and sneezes. Consider using an appropriate face mask. Do not share personal items like cutlery, glasses, towels or toothbrushes with others. Get enough rest and eat a well balanced healthy diet.
  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
  • Coping with Joint pain
    Try to keep your joints moving. Get some gentle exercise like walking or cycling. Using hot and cold treatments on the joints can help reduce pain temporarily. Concentrate on your breathing when you are in pain. Try to get enough sleep. Practice some relaxation techniques or mediation. Avoid smoking as it can worsen your condition. Losing weight can make a big difference to the amount of pain. Ask your doctor to recommend some suitable painkillers if the pain bothers you or does not go away.

How to use Bonacort Injection

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

How Bonacort Injection works

Bonacort 40mg 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 Bonacort 40mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Bonacort 40mg 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
Bonacort 40mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Bonacort 40mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have pain in the eyes or problems with your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Bonacort 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bonacort 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Bonacort 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bonacort 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Bonacort 40mg Injection
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Stancort 40mg Injection
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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Comcort 40mg Injection
Comed Chemicals Ltd
₹87.45/ml of Injection
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D Cort 40mg Injection
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₹102.4/ml of Injection
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Quick Tips

  • Bonacort 40mg 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.
  • It is injected into the muscles under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Bonacort 40mg 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 Bonacort 40mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Bonacort 40mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Bonacort 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, Colsprin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Rheumatoid arthritis with osteoarthritis
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Please refer to a Rheumatologist
I have joint pain in my rt wrist since 6 yrs. What are the possible reasons?
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Orthopaedics
It may be Tenosynovitis, or Rheumatoid arthritis or any other type of arthritis
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FAQs

Q. Is Bonacort an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?

Bonacort is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It is a steroid.

Q. Is Bonacort available or sold over the counter?

No. Bonacort is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter.

Q. Is Bonacort safe?

Yes. Bonacort is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.

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