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DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET

Zydus Cadila

Composition for DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Primary uses of DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of Defzona Tablet

Uses of Defzona Tablet

DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.

Defzona Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Defzona 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. DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET with salad and vegetable diet.

How Defzona 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 Defzona Tablet

Expert advice for Defzona 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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Defzona Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Defzona Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
DEFZONA 1 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
DEFZONA 1 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
DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of DEFZONA 1 MG TABLET in these patients.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Defzona Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Deflazacort

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

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