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Composition for Fastcort 12mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Fastcort Tablet


Uses of Fastcort Tablet

FASTCORT 12MG TABLET is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.

Side effects of Fastcort Tablet


Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Skin scar.


How to use Fastcort 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. FASTCORT 12MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid FASTCORT 12MG TABLET with salad and vegetable diet.

How Fastcort 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)..

In Depth Information on Fastcort Tablet

Expert advice for Fastcort Tablet

  • It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
  • Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
  • You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
  • Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Fastcort Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Fastcort Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
FASTCORT 12MG 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.
FASTCORT 12MG TABLET is probably unsafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
FASTCORT 12MG TABLET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
FASTCORT 12MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of FASTCORT 12MG TABLET is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
FASTCORT 12MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of FASTCORT 12MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of FASTCORT 12MG TABLET in these patients.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Fastcort Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Deflazacort

Yes, Fastcort is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.
Fastcort 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.
Fastcort 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 Fastcort better than prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Fastcort 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.
Fastcort is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Fastcort with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Fastcort can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.

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