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Excort 40 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of Excort Injection

Excort 40 mg Injection is used for treatment of wide variety of medical conditions like severe allergic reactions, asthma, rheumatic disorder and skin and eye disorders. It provides quick relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

Excort 40 mg Injection is generally given by a healthcare professional in the hospital or in a clinical setting. You should not self administer this medicine at home.

Excort 40 mg Injection may cause few side effects such as mood changes, stomach upset, or pain, swelling and redness at the site of injection. Taking Excort 40 mg Injection can also make it harder for you to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as fever or sore throat.

How to use Excort Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Excort Injection works

Excort 40 mg 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.

Excort Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Excort 40 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Excort 40 mg Injection 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Excort 40 mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Excort 40 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have pain in the eyes or problems with your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Excort 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Excort 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Excort 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Excort 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Excort 40 mg Injection
Tricort 40 Injection
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹127/ml of Injection
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Comcort 40mg Injection
Comed Chemicals Ltd
₹87.45/ml of Injection
12% costlier
Bonacort 40mg Injection
Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹96/ml of Injection
23% costlier
Triject 40mg Injection
Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹109.52/ml of Injection
40% costlier
₹109.99/ml of Injection
40% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Excort 40 mg Injection 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.
  • It is injected into the muscles under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Excort 40 mg 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 Excort 40 mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Excort 40 mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Excort

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My left hand thumb when trying to bend is suffering pain and I consult a doctor. He said it is trigger finger and needs surgery. Sir without surgery is there any treatment for this disease. Can explain d treatment ?
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Bone & Joint Specialist
Yes, trigger thumb can be successfully treated by Inj. Depo mederol 40mg. Locally, one or two injection at weekly interval, by Orthopaedic surgeon only, together with local anaesthesia.
I have high BP and Iam using 40 mg tablet. Now BP is normal from long time so can I decrease the dose to 20 mg tablet.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
If it's normal on 40mg, continue 40mg
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FAQs

Q. Is Excort an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?

Excort is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It is a steroid.

Q. Is Excort available or sold over the counter?

No. Excort is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter.

Q. Is Excort safe?

Yes. Excort is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.

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References
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