Monocortil 40mg Tablet

Marc Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Monocortil 40mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Monocortil Tablet


Uses of Monocortil Tablet

Monocortil 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Side effects of Monocortil Tablet


Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.


How to use Monocortil 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. Monocortil 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Monocortil Tablet works

Prednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called as glucocorticosteroids. Prednisolone increases the level of corticosteroids which are already present in the body and helps to treat various inflammatory conditions. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body..

In Depth Information on Monocortil Tablet

Expert advice for Monocortil Tablet

  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.Inform your doctor: If you have heart, kidney or liver disease, mental disorders or depression, mania or bi-polar disorder, If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you experience low level of alertness after taking prednisolone. The drug  can weaken your immune system, making it easier for you to get an infection or worsening an infection you already have or have recently had. Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections.
  • Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using prednisolone.
  • Do not stop using prednisolone suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Do not keep the eye drops in freezer.
  • Do not stop using prednisolone eye drops suddenly after long-term use without first talking to your doctor.
  • Do not allow the dropper tip to touch any surface, including the eyes or hands. If the dropper becomes contaminated it could cause an infection in your eye, which can lead to vision loss or serious damage to the eye.
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Monocortil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Monocortil Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Monocortil 40mg 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.
Monocortil 40mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Monocortil 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Monocortil 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Monocortil 40mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease as careful dose selection and regular monitoring of kidney function tests are advised while you are taking this medicine.
Monocortil 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Monocortil 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Monocortil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Prednisolone

Monocortil belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Monocortil is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
It is advisable to take Monocortil for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.
Monocortil does not contain penicillin. Monocortil belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Yes, Monocortil does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Monocortil is not a pain-killer. Monocortil belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature and can help in the relief of pain associated with inflammation.
Yes. Monocortil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Monocortil belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Monocortil is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Monocortil is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Monocortil with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Monocortil and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Monocortil accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Monocortil with antibiotics.
Monocortil can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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