Elpred Syrup

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Elpred Syrup is a steroid. It is used for treatment of wide variety of medical conditions such as severe allergic reactions, asthma, rheumatic disorders and skin and eye disorders. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.


Side effects of Elpred Syrup

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Elpred

  • Mood changes
  • Behavioural changes
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Upset stomach
  • Weight gain
  • Glucose intolerance
  • High blood pressure
  • Increased appetite

How to use Elpred Syrup

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. Elpred Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Elpred Syrup works

Elpred Syrup is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Elpred Syrup.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Elpred Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Elpred Syrup is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Elpred Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Elpred Syrup is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Elpred Syrup is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as careful dose selection and regular monitoring of kidney function tests are advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Elpred Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elpred Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Elpred Syrup helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Elpred Syrup 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 Elpred Syrup. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Elpred Syrup suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Elpred with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Asalite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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What is the cause of increase level of IgE
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello , it generally increase in allergic disorders. But sometimes it may also suggest underlying serious blood disorders. Please consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and management options. An opinion of pediatric hrmatologist may also be required.
Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
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FAQs

Q. Is Elpred Syrup an anti-inflammatory drug?

Elpred Syrup belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties. It works by suppressing the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis. Therefore, Elpred Syrup is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. How long can I take Elpred Syrup for?

It is advisable to take Elpred Syrup for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Elpred Syrup contain penicillin?

No, Elpred Syrup does not contain penicillin. Elpred Syrup belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.

Q. Does Elpred Syrup expire?

Yes, Elpred Syrup does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.

Q. Is Elpred Syrup a pain-killer?

No, Elpred Syrup is not a pain-killer. Elpred Syrup belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature. The medicine can help in pain relief which is caused due to inflammation.

Q. Is Elpred Syrup safe?

Elpred Syrup is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Is Elpred Syrup an immunosuppressant?

Elpred Syrup has immunosuppressant properties which means it suppresses the body’s immune system. Hence, Elpred Syrup is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. Is Elpred Syrup a glucocorticoid?

Yes, Elpred Syrup is a glucocorticoid. It belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).

Q. Can I take Elpred Syrup with antibiotics?

Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Elpred Syrup and hence decrease its effects. So, if you are already taking antibiotics then it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Elpred Syrup accordingly. Hence, consult your doctor before taking Elpred Syrup with antibiotics.

Q. Can I take Elpred Syrup with paracetamol?

Yes, Elpred Syrup can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported when used together. However, in some cases interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: July, 2021

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