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Eticort 30 Tablet


Uses of Eticort Tablet

Eticort 30 Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.

Eticort Tablet side effects

  • Increased appetite
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Facial swelling
  • Abnormal hair growth
  • Cushingoid syndrome
  • Cough

How to use Eticort 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. Eticort 30 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Eticort 30 Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.

How Eticort 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).

Eticort Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Eticort 30 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.
Eticort 30 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Eticort 30 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Eticort 30 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Eticort 30 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Eticort 30 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eticort 30 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Eticort 30 Tablet in these patients.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Eticort 30 Tablet
Defcort 30 Tablet
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Defza 30 Tablet
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Cortimax 30mg Tablet
Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
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Dezacor 30 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Eticort 30 Tablet 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.
  • Eticort 30 Tablet 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 Eticort 30 Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Eticort 30 Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Eticort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Shinosun
Brand(s): Mgmax
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Eticort

Hi sir/Madam, my son completed 4 months on March 10th ( born on November 10, 2016). Some times I see that his eyes are not in co ordination with eachothet. I have attached a pic that I took yesterday for your reference. Last time ( he was 3 months old) when I met pediatrician he told it's normal till 4 or 5 months in kids. I wanted to check if this is normal and how long will it take to be like us. Or should I check with an eye specialist ? Pls help.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, generally the accommodation and focussing of eyes happen by 5 months of age. If you notice any problem, please take an opinion of ophthalmologist to rule out congenital eye disorders.
Sir i caused with asthma .tell mi any chanses of lung cancerAnd my body weight not increase or decrease what should i do . ?Now i am taking AEROCORT rotacaps when needed .And sir I'm allergic with dust .
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
Poorly controlled asthma can cause multiple problems Please revisit a doctor nearby for asthma control and avoid allergies
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User Feedback


Q. Is Eticort a steroid?

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

Q. What is Eticort used for?

Eticort 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 Eticort work?

Eticort 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 Eticort better than prednisone?

Clinical studies have shown that Eticort 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 Eticort a painkiller?

Eticort is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.

Q. Can I take Eticort with Tamsulosin?

Yes, Eticort can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
20, Dr. E. Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai - 400 011
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Eticort 30 Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
6 tablets in 1 strip
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