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Nucort 40mg Tablet

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Nucort 40mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Nucort Tablet


Uses of Nucort Tablet

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

Nucort Tablet side effects


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

How Nucort 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 Nucort Tablet

Expert advice for Nucort Tablet

  • It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
  • Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
  • You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
  • Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
  • 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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Nucort Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nucort Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nucort 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.
Nucort 40mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies 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.
Nucort 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Nucort 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nucort 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.
Nucort 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nucort 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 Nucort Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Prednisolone

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.
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.
Nucort does not contain penicillin. Nucort belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
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.
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.
Yes. Nucort is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
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.
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.
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.

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