Medicine Overview of Edicord Injection
Side Effects of Edicord are Skin thinning, Diabetes, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Reduction in bone density, Weight gain, Mood changes, Stomach upset, Behavioural changes.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Edicord Injection is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.
In Depth Information on Edicord Injection
Edicord Injection is used to treat a variety of conditions that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
- Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
Edicord Injection can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
- Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Edicord Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
- Do not stop taking Edicord Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
Edicord Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Edicord Injection 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.
Edicord Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Edicord Injection. This may affect your driving ability.
Edicord Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Edicord Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Edicord Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Edicord Injection
Q. Is Edicord a steroid or an antibiotic drug?
Edicord is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic
Q. Is Edicord a narcotic or addictive drug?
No. Edicord is not a narcotic or an addictive drug
Q. Can I take Edicord if I have high blood pressure?
You can take Edicord if you have high blood pressure, only when prescribed by your doctor. It is prescribed in such situation when benefit outweighs the risk
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Edicord with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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