Lupicort 40 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Lupicort Injection
Lupicort 40 mg Injection is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Lupicort Injection side effects
Common
  • Skin thinning
  • Mood changes
  • Behavioural changes
How to use Lupicort Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Lupicort Injection works
Lupicort 40 mg 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.
Lupicort Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lupicort 40 mg Injection 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
Lupicort 40 mg Injection 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
Lupicort 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lupicort 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lupicort 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lupicort 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Lupicort 40 mg Injection 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.
  • Lupicort 40 mg Injection 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 Lupicort 40 mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Lupicort 40 mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lupicort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Cilniright, Torcillin
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Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
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Brand(s): Mgmax
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Brand(s): Excrete
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Brand(s): Antep
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Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
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Brand(s): Diabic
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Brand(s): Shinosun
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Brand(s): Clarimac
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Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lupicort

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My joint of my fingers and toes become stiff and painful in the morning while wake up and also feelung mild pain in my heart. I have been diagonised rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please refer to a RheumatologistApply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily and Tab Saaz 500mg twice daily and Tab HCQS-200 once daily
My mother has rheumatoid arthritis and she is prescribed with mext 7.5 f with proxym 300 shall she continue taking these tablets and can she take Etova 300mg instead of proxym 300
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Etova will be better Add tab Saaz 500mg twice daily
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is Lupicort an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?
Lupicort is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It is a steroid.
Q. Is Lupicort available or sold over the counter?
No. Lupicort is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter.
Q. Is Lupicort safe?
Yes. Lupicort 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 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
MRP
38.2
1 ml in 1 vial
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