Cortidef 6mg Tablet

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Anhox Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Composition for Cortidef 6mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cortidef Tablet

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Uses of Cortidef Tablet

Cortidef 6mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Severe allergic reaction, Allergic disorders, Asthma, Cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Cortidef Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Cortidef 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cortidef 6mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Cortidef 6mg Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.

How Cortidef Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Cortidef Tablet

Expert advice for Cortidef Tablet

  • Do not take the medicine if  you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • Inform your doctor before taking this medicine If  you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Stay away from people who are sick to prevent chances of infection as your immune system will be weak while taking this drug.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cortidef 6mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cortidef 6mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Cortidef 6mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Cortidef 6mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Cortidef 6mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cortidef 6mg Tablet is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, PRATHAM 200MG REDIUSE SUSPENSION, Azibig 200mg Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cortidef 6mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Deflazacort

Yes, Cortidef is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.
Cortidef has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties and is used for treating many conditions like allergy diseases, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory skin diseases, autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage), and suppress the immune system in transplant patients.
Cortidef is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body. Taking steroids from outside will help in treating many illnesses involving inflammation by reducing the inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attack the body itself and cause damage.
Q. Is Cortidef better than prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Cortidef has a similar potency to prednisone and is better tolerated when used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of your condition with either of these medicines.
Cortidef is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Cortidef with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Cortidef can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.
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