Medicine Overview of Kencort Tablet
Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Skin scar.
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 6mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Kencort 6mg Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.
Deflazacort is a corticosteroid drug. It increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity to stops self damage to body by immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring in organ transplants or cancer).
In Depth Information on Kencort Tablet
It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
- Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
- You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
- Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
- Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
Kencort Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kencort 6mg 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.
Kencort 6mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Kencort 6mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kencort 6mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Kencort 6mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Kencort 6mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kencort 6mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Kencort 6mg Tablet in these patients.
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Frequently asked questions about Kencort Tablet
Yes, Kencort is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.
Kencort has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties and is used for treating many conditions like allergy diseases, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory skin diseases, autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage), and suppress the immune system in transplant patients.
Kencort is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body. Taking steroids from outside will help in treating many illnesses involving inflammation by reducing the inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attack the body itself and cause damage.
Q. Is Kencort better than prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Kencort has a similar potency to prednisone and is better tolerated when used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of your condition with either of these medicines.
Kencort is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Kencort with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Kencort can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.
Kencort interacts with these medicines
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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