Microcort Tablet

Prescription Required


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
  • 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).
Microcort Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Microcort Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Microcort Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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.
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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

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

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Microcort

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Diabetes Specialist
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Skin Specialist
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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.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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