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Kencort 30mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction

Kencort 30mg Tablet is a steroid. It is used for treatment of wide variety of medical conditions such as severe allergic reactions, osteoarthritis, rheumatic disorders. It provides quick relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

Kencort 30mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. Taking the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness. It is important to keep taking the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

Stomach upset or reduction of your bone density are some of the common side effects that might be observed on taking this medicine. Taking Kencort 30mg Tablet can also make it harder for you to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as fever or sore throat. This drug is not recommended during pregnancy and before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems.

Side effects of Kencort Tablet

Common
  • Skin thinning
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Weight gain
  • Mood changes
  • Behavioural changes
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Reduction in bone density

How to use Kencort 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. Kencort 30mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Kencort Tablet works

Kencort 30mg 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
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Kencort 30mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Kencort 30mg 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kencort 30mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Kencort 30mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have pain in the eyes or problems with your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Kencort 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kencort 30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Kencort 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kencort 30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Kencort 30mg 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Kencort 30mg 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 Kencort 30mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Kencort 30mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Kencort 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, Colsprin, Asalite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Rheumatoid arthritis with osteoarthritis
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Please refer to a Rheumatologist
Rheumatoid arthritis diseases attack Rheumatoid arthritis diseases tablet for this
Vipul Aggarwal
please consult rheumatologist for the same
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FAQs

Q. Is Kencort an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?

Kencort is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It is a steroid.

Q. Is Kencort available or sold over the counter?

No. Kencort is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter.

Q. Is Kencort safe?

Yes. Kencort is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1398-400.
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