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K Cort 40mg Injection

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Product introduction

K Cort 40mg Injection is a steroid. It is used for the treatment of a wide variety of conditions such as severe allergic reactions and rheumatic disorders. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

K Cort 40mg Injection is generally administered by a doctor to a nurse. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Using the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness. It is important to keep using the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

K Cort 40mg Injection may cause a few side effects such as infection, headache, joint pain, or injection site reaction. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they do not go away. This medicine may make you more susceptible to viral infections, so you should stay away from people who have these infections. In general, you should try to avoid situations which make your symptoms worse (things like pollen and dust mites) and it is best not to smoke.

Before starting to use K Cort 40mg Injection you should let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, discuss the risks and benefits with your healthcare team. If you use this medicine for a long time, your doctor may want to carry out certain medical tests to check your progress.

Uses of K Cort Injection

Benefits of K Cort Injection

In Severe allergic reactions

K Cort 40mg Injection 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. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.

In Rheumatic disorder

K Cort 40mg Injection 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 and conditions 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. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

Side effects of K Cort Injection

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 K Cort

  • Headache
  • Infection
  • Joint pain
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use K Cort Injection

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

How K Cort Injection works

K Cort 40mg 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with K Cort 40mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
K Cort 40mg 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.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
K Cort 40mg Injection should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
DECREASES
Driving
SAFE
K Cort 40mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of K Cort 40mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of K Cort 40mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

All substitutes

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Quick tips

  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking K Cort 40mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking K Cort 40mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

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

Interaction with drugs

Taking K Cort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. What is K Cort 40mg Injection used for?

K Cort 40mg Injection has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used to treat many autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage). It also helps in the treatment of conditions like rheumatoid disorders and severe allergic reactions. Along with that, K Cort 40mg Injection is used as an additive in anesthetic solutions as it has pain and inflammation relieving properties.

Q. How does K Cort 40mg Injection work?

K Cort 40mg Injection works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses associated with active inflammation. Also, it stops the autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. How is K Cort 40mg Injection administered?

K Cort 40mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from K Cort 40mg Injection.

Q. Is K Cort 40mg Injection effective?

K Cort 40mg Injection 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 K Cort 40mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. When will I feel better after taking K Cort 40mg Injection?

K Cort 40mg Injection 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 K Cort 40mg Injection in the dose that suits your requirement.

Q. Is K Cort 40mg Injection safe?

K Cort 40mg Injection 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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Name: Magma Allianz Laboratories Ltd
Address: Village Behrewala, Teh. Paonta Sahib, Distt. Sirmour (H.P)-173025
Country of origin: India

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