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Composition for DEFZA

Deflazacort(6 mg)

food interaction for DEFZA

alcohol interaction for DEFZA

pregnancy interaction for DEFZA

lactation interaction for DEFZA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Defza 6 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Defza 6 mg tablet with salad and vegetable diet.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Defza 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DEFZA

Deflazacort(6 mg)

Uses

Defza 6 mg tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Defza 6 mg tablet 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

Common Dosage for DEFZA 6 MG TABLET

Patients taking DEFZA 6 MG TABLET

  • 57%
    Once A Day
  • 30%
    Twice A Day
  • 6%
    Alternate Day
  • 3%
    Thrice A Day
  • 2%
    Twice A Week
  • 1%
    Thrice A week
  • 1%
    Once A Week

SUBSTITUTES for DEFZA

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    Rs. 10.25/tablet
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    (10 tablets in strip)
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 5.40/tablet
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    Rs. 54
    save 42% more per tablet
  • CORTIMAX 6 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
    Rs. 9/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 90
    save 3% more per tablet
  • ENZOCORT 6 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 11.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 118
    pay 27% more per tablet
  • DEZACOR 6 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 8.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 89
    save 4% more per tablet

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    MBBS
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    MBBS, MD, Fellowship
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Expert advice for DEFZA

  • 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 DEFZA

Deflazacort

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 27 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)