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Defnom 6 mg Tablet

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Composition for Defnom 6 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Defnom 6 mg Tablet

MRP
80
₹8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART

Medicine Overview of Defnom Tablet

Uses of Defnom Tablet

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

Defnom Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Defnom are Increased appetite, Frequent urge to urinate, Facial swelling, Abnormal hair growth, Cushingoid syndrome, Cough.

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

How Defnom 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 Defnom Tablet

Expert advice for Defnom Tablet

  • Take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dose is decreased or tapered over time.
  • Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Defnom Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Defnom Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Defnom 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
Defnom 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
Defnom 6 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Defnom 6 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Defnom 6 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Defnom 6 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Defnom 6 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Defnom 6 mg Tablet in these patients.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Defnom Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Deflazacort

Q. Is Defnom a steroid?
Yes, Defnom is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.
Q. What is Defnom used for?
Defnom 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 Defnom work?
Defnom 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 Defnom better than prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Defnom 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 Defnom a painkiller?
Defnom is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Defnom with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Defnom 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 Defnom with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Defnom with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Defnom with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Defnom with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Defnom with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Defnom with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Defnom with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Defnom with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Defnom with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip
Defnom with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Defnom with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Defnom with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa
Defnom with Liraglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Liraglutide: Victoza
Defnom with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Defnom with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Defnom with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Defnom with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Defnom with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Defnom with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride
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