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Deflot 6 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Deflot Tablet

Deflot 6 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.

Deflot Tablet side effects

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

How to use Deflot 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. Deflot 6 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Deflot 6 mg Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.

How Deflot 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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Deflot Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Deflot 6 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
Deflot 6 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
Deflot 6 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Deflot 6 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Deflot 6 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Deflot 6 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Deflot 6 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Deflot 6 mg Tablet in these patients.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Deflot 6 mg Tablet helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Deflot 6 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 Deflot 6 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Deflot 6 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Deflot

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What is the cause of increase level of IgE
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello , it generally increase in allergic disorders. But sometimes it may also suggest underlying serious blood disorders. Please consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and management options. An opinion of pediatric hrmatologist may also be required.
Hi sir/Madam, my son completed 4 months on March 10th ( born on November 10, 2016). Some times I see that his eyes are not in co ordination with eachothet. I have attached a pic that I took yesterday for your reference. Last time ( he was 3 months old) when I met pediatrician he told it's normal till 4 or 5 months in kids. I wanted to check if this is normal and how long will it take to be like us. Or should I check with an eye specialist ? Pls help.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, generally the accommodation and focussing of eyes happen by 5 months of age. If you notice any problem, please take an opinion of ophthalmologist to rule out congenital eye disorders.
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FAQs

Q. Is Deflot a steroid?

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

Q. What is Deflot used for?

Deflot 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 Deflot work?

Deflot 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 Deflot better than prednisone?

Clinical studies have shown that Deflot 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 Deflot a painkiller?

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

Q. Can I take Deflot with Tamsulosin?

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

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References
  1. Deflazacort. Guildford, Surrey: Sanofi; 1994 [revised 3 May 2018]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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