Kencort 4 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Kencort Tablet

Kencort 4 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Kencort Tablet side effects

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 4 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Kencort Tablet works

Kencort 4 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.

Kencort Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kencort 4 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.
Lactation
Kencort 4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
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 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kencort 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Kencort 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kencort 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Kencort 4 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.
  • Kencort 4 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 Kencort 4 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Kencort 4 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of 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
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Kencort

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Ii want to know whether osteoarthritis of knees is the result of uric acid deposited in the knees.since kidney is not so strong as to excrete uric acid from the blood and it gets deposited in the knees and other joints in the body
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
this is not true in all the cases, some times your uric acid production has increased due to improper metabolism, in any case we need to take medicine. above all for kidney you should go for Full KFT and LFT profile.
Knee Pain in both knee, uric acid 5.7, I am diabetic and on medication and controlled, I am playing badminton.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
At your age the osteoarthritis begins to start and it could be also do you do your overweight in case you areI would advise you to get your vitamin D level checked and get knee x-rays done and send it to me and meanwhile you can start with Quadriceps exercises and try to cut down on your weight if you are overweight
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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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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