Medicine Overview of Okicort Tablet
Side Effects of Okicort are Increased appetite, Frequent urge to urinate, Facial swelling, Abnormal hair growth, Cushingoid syndrome, Cough.
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. Okicort 6 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Okicort 6 mg Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.
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).
In Depth Information on Okicort Tablet
Okicort 6 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.
Okicort 6 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 Okicort 6 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
- Do not stop taking Okicort 6 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
Okicort Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Okicort 6 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.
Okicort 6 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Okicort 6 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Okicort 6 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Okicort 6 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Okicort 6 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Okicort 6 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Okicort 6 mg Tablet in these patients.
Questions Related to Okicort
Allergy symptoms like allergic arthritis sneezing and runny nose in the morning and headache
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Take tab Dolo sos Tab pantop before breakfast Tab montair LC at nightGet CBC ESR IgE levels tested and chest examined by a md doctor
I am suffering from asthma. Any treatment here for fix this problem.Please give me remedy for asthma.thanx
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthomap-tablets-otc3258641-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner, Take at least 1-2 months.take this medicine along with your treatmentDo yoga on daily baisis
My Father have allergic asthma from last 1 year. He examined many doctors but not recovered. Due to alergy he did not take rest in night please give your valuable suggestion and treatment
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
is he on regular medications/inhalers. get spirometry done and if he has been prescribed inhalers ask him to continue those
I have got asthma and I want to know if foracort is the right inhaler I am taking. I have come to know that it contains steroids which is not good. Can you recommend something safe?
Dr. Sarthak Chakravarty
See basically all inhalers have steroids except few. However they are in so small quantities that they are harm less. Inhale whenever you get an attack. Small amount of steroid is not harmful. It improves the quality of treatment outcome
She is suffering from high blood sugar and asthma . Now sometimes crampes are there in left or on right leg . pl suggest some solution
Dr. Pushkar Mani
serum Creatinine, BUN, eGFR, Lipid profile, CBC, ESR, HBa1c, Blood sugar fasting & PP, Urine routine, USG full abdomen, Vitamin B & D estimationall reports should be latest
Having asthma 3 stage. Can it be treated by physiotherapy. How much time does it take.
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Near about six month by physioIf best chest physio done by your physio. Strengthing of intercoastal musckes of ribs .
I have asthma ,suggest medicine without side effects
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
https://www.1mg.com/otc/asthomap-tablet-otc325864One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 monthshttps://www.1mg.com/otc/allexo-otc329126The recommended dose of Allexo is 2-3 drops, 2-3 times daily or as advised by the physician/healthcare provider.The medicine should be instilled in steaming water and inhaled along with the vapor but should never be used through electric inhalers.
Frequently asked questions about Okicort Tablet
Yes, Okicort is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.
Q. What is Okicort used for?
Okicort 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 Okicort work?
Okicort 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 Okicort better than prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Okicort 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 Okicort a painkiller?
Okicort is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Okicort with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Okicort can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.
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