Defcort 12 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Defcort Tablet
Defcort 12 Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.
Defcort Tablet side effects
Common
  • Increased appetite
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Facial swelling
  • Abnormal hair growth
  • Cushingoid syndrome
  • Cough
How to use Defcort 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. Defcort 12 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Defcort 12 Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.
How Defcort 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).
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Defcort Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Defcort 12 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Defcort 12 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Defcort 12 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Defcort 12 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Defcort 12 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Defcort 12 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Defcort 12 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Defcort 12 Tablet in these patients.

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Expert Advice

  • Defcort 12 Tablet 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.
  • Defcort 12 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 Defcort 12 Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Defcort 12 Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Defcort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
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SERIOUS
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Defcort

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Sir namasthe I have oral lichen planus .Ism very suffering. Ian used defcort 12mg, tacrolimus cream,Tess ointments, dapsone tab,pimecrolimus oint. But not result.Pleasesolve my problem sir.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Oral lichen plants will resolve with time . Apply ken acorn .1 percent gel thrice daily for 1 month . Ta video forte oral gel oFor application once at night .Might need to continue these and dapsone for some time . Kindly consult . 9XXXXXX
I got infected from chikungunia virus two months back. Still having severe joint pains. Currently Medicines are ETOVA P - BD HCQS 200 - BD Atarax 10 - BD DEFCORT 6 mg - BD After above medicines, I am not still comfortable. Past medicines which I took are DOLO Wysolone 50mg then 40 mg then 30mg Nuxocia 120 Pls advise. Thanks
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Drink plenty of water and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Zerodol-SP thrice daily and Tab Flotrip-forte thrice daily and Cap Nurokind-Gold twice daily for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. Is Defcort a steroid?
Yes, Defcort is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.
Q. What is Defcort used for?
Defcort 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 Defcort work?
Defcort 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 Defcort better than prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Defcort 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 Defcort a painkiller?
Defcort is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Defcort with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Defcort can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Sep 2018.
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