Dezocort 6mg Suspension

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Composition for Dezocort 6mg Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Dezocort Suspension

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Uses of Dezocort Suspension

Dezocort 6mg Suspension 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 Dezocort Suspension

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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 Dezocort Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Dezocort 6mg Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Dezocort 6mg Suspension with salad and vegetable diet.

How Dezocort Suspension 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 Dezocort Suspension

Expert advice for Dezocort Suspension

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Dezocort 6mg Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dezocort 6mg Suspension 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
Dezocort 6mg Suspension is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Dezocort 6mg Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Dezocort 6mg Suspension is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dezocort 6mg Suspension is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
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Liver
Dezocort 6mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dezocort 6mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Dezocort 6mg Suspension in these patients.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 200mg Capsule, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dezocort 6mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Deflazacort

Yes, Dezocort is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.
Dezocort 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.
Dezocort 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 Dezocort better than prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Dezocort 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.
Dezocort is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Dezocort with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Dezocort can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.
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Substitutes for Dezocort Suspension

Predus-Z 6mg Syrup
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Duro 6mg Syrup
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₹1.75/ml of Suspension
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₹8.48/ml of Suspension
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