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Excort 40 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Excort Injection

Excort 40 mg Injection is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Excort Injection side effects

Common
  • Skin thinning
  • Mood changes
  • Behavioural changes

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
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Excort 40 mg 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.
Lactation
Excort 40 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
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
₹116.5/ml of Injection
49% costlier
D Cort 40mg Injection
DWD Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹102.4/ml of Injection
31% costlier
Comcort 40mg Injection
Comed Chemicals Ltd
₹87.45/ml of Injection
12% costlier
Stancort 40mg Injection
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹25/ml of Injection
save 68%
Bonacort 40mg Injection
Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹96/ml of Injection
23% 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.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • 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 cause worsening of 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): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Excort

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My joint of my fingers and toes become stiff and painful in the morning while wake up and also feelung mild pain in my heart. I have been diagonised rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please refer to a RheumatologistApply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily and Tab Saaz 500mg twice daily and Tab HCQS-200 once daily
My mother has rheumatoid arthritis and she is prescribed with mext 7.5 f with proxym 300 shall she continue taking these tablets and can she take Etova 300mg instead of proxym 300
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Etova will be better Add tab Saaz 500mg twice daily
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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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
201 ELEGANCE PRODUCTIVITYROAD VADODARA GJ 390020 IN
MRP
78.32
1 ml in 1 vial
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