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Microcort Tablet

Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for Microcort Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Microcort Tablet

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We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Microcort Tablet

Uses of Microcort Tablet

Microcort Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.

Microcort Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Microcort are Increased appetite, Frequent urge to urinate, Facial swelling, Abnormal hair growth, Cushingoid syndrome, Cough.

How to use Microcort 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. Microcort Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Microcort Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.

How Microcort Tablet works

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).
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In Depth Information on Microcort Tablet

Expert advice for Microcort Tablet

  • Take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dose is decreased or tapered over time.
  • Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use.
  • 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.
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Microcort Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Microcort Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Microcort 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
CAUTION
Microcort Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Microcort Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Microcort Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Microcort Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
Microcort Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Microcort Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Microcort Tablet in these patients.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Microcort Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Deflazacort

Q. Is Microcort a steroid?
Yes, Microcort is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.
Q. What is Microcort used for?
Microcort 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.
Q. How does Microcort work?
Microcort 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 Microcort better than prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Microcort 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.
Q. Is Microcort a painkiller?
Microcort is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Microcort with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Microcort can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Microcort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Microcort with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Microcort with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa
Microcort with Liraglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Liraglutide: Victoza
Microcort with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Microcort with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Microcort with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Microcort with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Medicines with composition Bacillus Calmette-Guerin high strength: Oncovac, SII-Onco-BCG
Microcort with Rubella vaccine (Live)
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rubella vaccine (Live): Rubella, R-VAC
Microcort with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon
Microcort with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Microcort with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip
Microcort with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Microcort with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Microcort with Saxagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saxagliptin: Onglyza
Microcort with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Microcort with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Microcort with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Microcort with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Microcort with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Microcort with Exenatide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Exenatide: Exapride

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