Medicine Overview of Hostacortin H Tablet
Side Effects of Hostacortin H are Skin thinning, Increased risk of infection, Reduction in bone density, Weight gain, Mood changes, Stomach upset, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood.
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. Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Hostacortin H 5 mg 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.
In Depth Information on Hostacortin H Tablet
Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet is used to treat a variety of conditions 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.
Hostacortin H 5 mg 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 Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
- Do not stop taking Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
Hostacortin H Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hostacortin H 5 mg 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.
Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as careful dose selection and regular monitoring of kidney function tests are advised while you are taking this medicine.
Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hostacortin H 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Hostacortin H
Allergy symptoms like allergic arthritis sneezing and runny nose in the morning and headache
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Take tab Dolo sos Tab pantop before breakfast Tab montair LC at nightGet CBC ESR IgE levels tested and chest examined by a md doctor
I am suffering from asthma. Any treatment here for fix this problem.Please give me remedy for asthma.thanx
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthomap-tablets-otc3258641-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatmentDo yoga on daily baisis
My Father have allergic asthma from last 1 year. He examined many doctors but not recovered. Due to alergy he did not take rest in night please give your valuable suggestion and treatment
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
is he on regular medications/inhalers. get spirometry done and if he has been prescribed inhalers ask him to continue those
I have got asthma and I want to know if foracort is the right inhaler I am taking. I have come to know that it contains steroids which is not good. Can you recommend something safe?
Dr. Sarthak Chakravarty
See basically all inhalers have steroids except few. However they are in so small quantities that they are harm less. Inhale whenever you get an attack. Small amount of steroid is not harmful. It improves the quality of treatment outcome
She is suffering from high blood sugar and asthma . Now sometimes crampes are there in left or on right leg . pl suggest some solution
Dr. Pushkar Mani
serum Creatinine, BUN, eGFR, Lipid profile, CBC, ESR, HBa1c, Blood sugar fasting & PP, Urine routine, USG full abdomen, Vitamin B & D estimationall reports should be latest
Having asthma 3 stage. Can it be treated by physiotherapy. How much time does it take.
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Near about six month by physioIf best chest physio done by your physio. Strengthing of intercoastal musckes of ribs .
I have asthma ,suggest medicine without side effects
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthomap-tablet-otc325864One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 monthshttps://www.1mg.com/otc/allexo-otc329126The recommended dose of Allexo is 2-3 drops, 2-3 times daily or as advised by the physician/healthcare provider.The medicine should be instilled in steaming water and inhaled along with the vapor but should never be used through electric inhalers.
Frequently asked questions about Hostacortin H Tablet
Q. Is Hostacortin H an anti-inflammatory drug?
Hostacortin H belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Hostacortin H is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. How long can I take Hostacortin H for?
It is advisable to take Hostacortin H for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.
Q. Does Hostacortin H contain penicillin?
Hostacortin H does not contain penicillin. Hostacortin H belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Q. Does Hostacortin H expire?
Yes, Hostacortin H does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Is Hostacortin H a pain-killer?
Hostacortin H is not a pain-killer. Hostacortin H belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature and can help in the relief of pain associated with inflammation.
Q. Is Hostacortin H safe?
Yes. Hostacortin H is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Hostacortin H an immunosuppressant?
Hostacortin H belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Hostacortin H is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. Is Hostacortin H a glucocorticoid?
Hostacortin H is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Hostacortin H with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Hostacortin H and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Hostacortin H accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Hostacortin H with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Hostacortin H with paracetamol?
Hostacortin H can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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