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Defcort 12 mg Tablet

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Composition for Defcort 12 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Defcort 12 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Defcort Tablet

Uses of Defcort Tablet

Defcort 12 mg 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

Side Effects of Defcort are 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 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Defcort 12 mg 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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In Depth Information on Defcort Tablet

Expert advice for Defcort Tablet

  • Defcort 12 mg 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 mg 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 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Defcort 12 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
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Defcort Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Defcort Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Defcort 12 mg 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 mg 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 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Defcort 12 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Defcort 12 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Defcort 12 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Defcort 12 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Defcort 12 mg Tablet in these patients.

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Frequently asked questions about Defcort Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Deflazacort

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Defcort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Defcort with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Defcort with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Defcort with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Defcort with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Defcort with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Defcort with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Defcort with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Defcort with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor
Defcort with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Defcort with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip
Defcort with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Defcort with Liraglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Liraglutide: Victoza
Defcort with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Defcort with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Defcort with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Defcort with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Defcort with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Defcort with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Defcort with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Defcort with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Defcort with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Reglide, Rapamon, Repage
Defcort with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
Defcort with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Defcort with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Defcort with Roxithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
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