Cortimax-XL Suspension


Overview

Uses of Cortimax Oral Suspension

Cortimax-XL Suspension is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.

Cortimax Oral Suspension side effects

Common
  • Increased appetite
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Facial swelling
  • Abnormal hair growth
  • Cushingoid syndrome
  • Cough

How to use Cortimax Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Cortimax-XL Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cortimax-XL Suspension with salad and vegetable diet.

How Cortimax Oral Suspension 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).
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Cortimax Oral Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cortimax-XL Suspension 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
CAUTION
Cortimax-XL Suspension is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Cortimax-XL Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Cortimax-XL Suspension is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cortimax-XL Suspension is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Cortimax-XL Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cortimax-XL Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Cortimax-XL Suspension in these patients.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Cortimax-XL Suspension
Defcort Oral Suspension
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₹1.93/ml of Oral Suspension
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₹2.24/ml of Oral Suspension
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Enzocort Oral Suspension
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Expert Advice

  • Cortimax-XL Suspension is used to treat a variety of conditions that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Cortimax-XL Suspension 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 Cortimax-XL Suspension. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Cortimax-XL Suspension suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cortimax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cortimax

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My wife PATIENT has been suffering from arthritis for last six months but here is no positive response till date.so please suggest a proper prescription. Present treatment such as below:-1. Cap Happy-D(empty stomach), Tab cortimax 6mg(BD), Tab Folitrax 30mg once a week(Wednesday), Tab Folic Acid5mg. once a week(Thursday), Tab Lefno 20mg(OD-ES), Tab HCQ 400mg(OD), Tab Nebicard-SM 5mg(OD), Cap Bio-D3 Max(OD) at lunch, Tab Vertin-OD 24mg at dinner, Tab Flucan 200mg once a week(Sunday), Inj Neurobion forte once a week.Please see the attached Prescription of Dr. Chirag Tandon.Awaited for an early & positive response.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
She seems to be suffering from inflammatory arthritisIt's better to show her to rheumatologist as I do not deal with this problem at allThere are newer medicines available do you days which are much more effective though expensiveThey are studied and written by Rhematology ionly
I had faced cough & fever in every 1/2 month from last 14 years.Recently,my blood test shows eosinophilia 14%
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Eosinophil count is raised in allergic conditions and those allergic conditions can be cause of recurring cough n symptoms of upper respiratory tract disease Consult your physician He might want to prescribe you meds to reduce this count and suppress allergy
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FAQs

Q. Is Cortimax a steroid?

Yes, Cortimax is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.

Q. What is Cortimax used for?

Cortimax 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.

Q. How does Cortimax work?

Cortimax 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 Cortimax better than prednisone?

Clinical studies have shown that Cortimax 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.

Q. Is Cortimax a painkiller?

Cortimax is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.

Q. Can I take Cortimax with Tamsulosin?

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

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Dec 2018.
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