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Composition for DEFJOY


food interaction for DEFJOY

alcohol interaction for DEFJOY

pregnancy interaction for DEFJOY

lactation interaction for DEFJOY

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Defjoy suspension at a fixed time.
Avoid Defjoy suspension with salad and vegetable diet.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Defjoy suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.




Defjoy suspension is used to treat various types of inflammations including asthma, arthritis and allergies, problems of the digestive system, skin, eyes, kidney, heart or blood. It is also used to suppress immune response (to prevent rejections in organ transplants) and in various tumors.

How it works

Defjoy suspension 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).

Common side effects

Osteoporosis, Abdominal pain, Acne, Infection, Anxiety, Insomnia, Cataract, Growth retardation, Headache, Increased hair growth, Mood changes, Weight gain


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Expert advice for DEFJOY

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for DEFJOY


Q. Is deflazacort a steroid?
Yes. Deflazacort is a steroid.
Q. Is deflazacort the better than prednisolone?
Both deflazacort and prednisolone are steroid drugs, equally effective in the treatment of various inflammations.
Q. Is deflazacort FDA approved?
It is not approved by the USFDA.
Q. What is deflazacort and what is it used for?
Deflazacort is a steroid medication used to treat various inflammation related diseases in the body.
Q. How does deflazacort work?
Deflazacort being a steroid, it increases the levels of steroids in the body. These steroids reduce the production of substances which cause inflammation in the body.


Content on this page was last updated on 02 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)