Hisone 20mg Tablet

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Introduction

Hisone 20mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It is used to treat a variety of diseases and conditions such as severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, cancer, and skin and eye disorders.

Hisone 20mg Tablet is best taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. You need to take it regularly to get the maximum benefit of the medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine without speaking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.

This medicine is generally safe with little or no side effects. However, it may cause dizziness, headaches, swollen ankles, and weakness in some people. If you experience any of these side effects and they bother you, you should let your doctor know.

Taking medicine can also make it harder for your body to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat. Also before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. It is important for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to ask the advice of their doctors before taking this medicine.

Uses of Hisone Tablet

Benefits of Hisone Tablet

In Severe allergic reactions

Hisone 20mg Tablet is a corticosteroid. In addition to the many other benefits, it can be used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions. This medicine works by reducing the inflammation associated with allergies. It is a highly effective medicine. Take it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor to get most benefit from it.

In Treatment of Allergic conditions

Hisone 20mg Tablet prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions including arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis which affect the skin, blood, eyes, lungs, stomach, and nervous system. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.

You should always take it as it has been prescribed for you. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice. This can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

In Treatment of Cancer

Hisone 20mg Tablet helps in the treatment for a variety of cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. It works by suppressing the immune system thereby reducing inflammation around the site of the cancer. It is used specifically to decrease swelling (edema), associated with tumors of the spine and brain. Moreover, it helps to treat or prevent allergic reactions in cancer patients. This medicine also treats nausea and vomiting associated with some chemotherapy medicines. Besides, it is also used to stimulate appetite in cancer patients with severe appetite problems, thus aiding in cancer treatment.

In Treatment of Skin disorders

Hisone 20mg Tablet prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions of the skin such as eczema, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.

In Treatment of Eye disorders

Hisone 20mg Tablet helps relieve symptoms of eye infections such as redness, swelling, itching and watering of eyes. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after a week, talk to your doctor.

Side effects of Hisone Tablet

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 Hisone

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Ankle swelling
  • Weakness

How to use Hisone 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. Hisone 20mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Hisone Tablet works

Hisone 20mg Tablet 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
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Hisone 20mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Hisone 20mg Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hisone 20mg Tablet 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
SAFE
Hisone 20mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
None stated
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hisone 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Hisone 20mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Hisone 20mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Hisone 20mg 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.
  • Hisone 20mg 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.
  • Do not stop taking Hisone 20mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with drugs

Taking Hisone 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): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
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. What is Hisone 20mg Tablet used for?

Hisone 20mg Tablet has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used to treat conditions like allergic conditions, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory skin diseases. It is also helpful in treating autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage) and certain eye disorders.

Q. How does Hisone 20mg Tablet work?

Hisone 20mg Tablet works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses caused due to active inflammation. In addition to that, it stops the autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. Is Hisone 20mg Tablet effective?

Hisone 20mg Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Hisone 20mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Hisone 20mg Tablet?

Hisone 20mg Tablet effectively treats pain and inflammation. However, its effect may vary from person to person, depending on the condition you are being treated for and also your body weight. Your doctor will prescribe you Hisone 20mg Tablet in the dose that suits your requirement. Do not alter your dose thinking that a higher dose will provide faster relief. Rather, you may end up having undesirable side effects. Be patient, and follow your doctor’s instructions regarding the use of Hisone 20mg Tablet. Consult your doctor if you do not see improvement in your condition even after completing the full course of treatment.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Hisone 20mg Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Hisone 20mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose on the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Hisone 20mg Tablet safe?

Hisone 20mg Tablet 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.

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