Defzona 30mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Defzona 30mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Defzona Tablet

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Uses of Defzona Tablet

Defzona 30mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Defzona Tablet

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Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Skin scar.

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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 30mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Defzona 30mg 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)..

In Depth Information on Defzona Tablet

Expert advice for Defzona Tablet

  • 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.
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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 30mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Defzona 30mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Defzona 30mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Defzona 30mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Defzona 30mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
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Liver
Defzona 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Defzona 30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Defzona 30mg Tablet in these patients.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Defzona Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Deflazacort

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