Nucort 20 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Nucort Tablet

Nucort 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Nucort Tablet side effects

Common
  • Skin thinning
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Reduction in bone density
  • Weight gain
  • Mood changes
  • Stomach upset
  • Behavioural changes
  • Increased glucose level in blood

How to use Nucort 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. Nucort 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nucort Tablet works

Nucort 20 mg Tablet is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Nucort Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nucort 20 mg 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
SAFE
Nucort 20 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
Nucort 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Nucort 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nucort 20 mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Nucort 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nucort 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Nucort 20 mg 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.
  • Nucort 20 mg 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 Nucort 20 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Nucort 20 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nucort

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Diabetes Specialist
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FAQs

Q. Is Nucort an anti-inflammatory drug?
Nucort belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Nucort is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. How long can I take Nucort for?
It is advisable to take Nucort for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.
Q. Does Nucort contain penicillin?
Nucort does not contain penicillin. Nucort belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Q. Does Nucort expire?
Yes, Nucort does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Is Nucort a pain-killer?
Nucort is not a pain-killer. Nucort 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.
Q. Is Nucort safe?
Yes. Nucort is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Nucort an immunosuppressant?
Nucort belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Nucort is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. Is Nucort a glucocorticoid?
Nucort is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Nucort with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Nucort and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Nucort accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Nucort with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Nucort with paracetamol?
Nucort 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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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