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Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet is a steroid. It is used in the treatment of inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses. It is also used to treat many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.

Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. It should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not stop taking the medicine even if you feel better unless the doctor tell you so.

Using of the medicine may cause few common side effects such as reduction in bone density and upset stomach. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects bothers you. If this medicine is used for a long time, you may have to get regular tests to check your bone density.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or have liver problems. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult with their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Cypasol Tablet

Side effects of Cypasol Tablet

Common
  • Reduction in bone density
  • Upset stomach

How to use Cypasol 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. Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Cypasol Tablet works

Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet 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
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cypasol 0.5mg 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cypasol Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cypasol 0.5mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but try to have it at same time every day.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Cypasol 0.5mg 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.
  • Do not stop taking Cypasol 0.5mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cypasol 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

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FAQs

Q. Is Cypasol safe to use?

Cypasol is safe to use when used for an indication in a dose as advised by your doctor. You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to Cypasol or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Furthermore, you should not take Cypasol if you have an infection and have not yet started medicine (e.g. antibiotics) to treat it.

Q. Does Cypasol cause hair loss?

Cypasol is not known to cause hair loss. Rather, it may cause an increase in body hair growth (especially in females) on long-term use. Talk to your doctor if you get excessive hair growth on your body while taking Cypasol.

Q. Does Cypasol cause weight gain?

Cypasol can cause weight gain especially when high doses taken for a long time or repeated short courses are taken. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Cypasol.

Q. Is Cypasol a steroid?

Yes, Cypasol belongs to a group of medicines called steroids also known as corticosteroids. These corticosteroids occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and well being. Boosting corticosteroids by using Cypasol helps in treating various illnesses involving inflammation (redness, tenderness, heat and swelling) in the body. Many different conditions such as asthma, severe allergic reactions, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune diseases, etc can be improved by the use of Cypasol, as they reduce inflammation in the body.

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