Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT

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Introduction

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT is a steroid. It is used for treatment of wide variety of medical conditions such as severe allergic reactions, asthma, rheumatic disorders and skin and eye disorders. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. It should be swallowed whole with water at the same time(s) each day. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. This may change from time to time depending on how well they are working. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit, even if you feel fine.

The most common side effect of this medicine is reduction in bone density, weight gain, mood changes, upset stomach, and behavioural changes. Talk to your doctor if these bother you or do not go away. Taking Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT can also make it harder for you to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as fever or sore throat.

Let your doctor know about any medical issues you have, especially poor blood circulation, diabetes and immune system problems and about other medicines you are taking (particularly steroids).

Uses of Omnacortil Tablet DT

Benefits of Omnacortil Tablet DT

In Severe allergic reactions

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT is a corticosteroid. In addition to the many other benefits, it can be used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions. This medicine works by reducing the inflammation associated with allergies. It is a highly effective medicine. Take it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor to get most benefit from it.

In Allergic conditions

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions including arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis which affect the skin, blood, eyes, lungs, stomach, and nervous system. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.
This medicine is given orally (by mouth). You should always take it as it has been prescribed for you. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice. This can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

In Asthma

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT works by reducing and preventing swelling and inflammation in your lungs. It is known as a “preventer” and is used to prevent the symptoms of asthma such as tightness in your chest, wheezing, breathlessness and coughing. This means you can carry out your daily activities more easily and more confidently.
It may take a few weeks for this medicine to show full effects. Keep taking it regularly as prescribed even if you do not have any symptoms (this means it is working). Do not stop taking it unless your doctor advises you to, otherwise you are more likely to suffer from symptoms. This medicine will not stop an asthma attack that has already started.

In Rheumatic disorder

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions including arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis and conditions which affect the skin, blood, eyes, lungs, stomach, and nervous system. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.
This medicine should always be taken as it has been prescribed for you. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice. This can cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Because this medicine weakens your immune system, you should avoid being near people who are ill or have infections.

In Skin disorders

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It can be used to treat a great many different inflammatory and allergic conditions of the skin such as eczema, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching and other allergic-type reactions.

In Eye disorders

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT helps relieve symptoms of eye infections such as redness, swelling, itching and watering of eyes. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after a week, talk to your doctor.

In Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a kidney disorder that causes your body to pass too much protein in your urine accompanied with excessive swelling over various parts of the body such as around the eyes and in the feet and ankles. Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT works by suppressing the immune system thereby reducing inflammation and swelling that occur in nephrotic syndrome. It reduces the protein in the urine and also helps in getting rid of the extra fluid, thereby relieving the swelling over different parts of the body. This helps to restore the normal kidney function and prevents further damage to the kidneys.

Side effects of Omnacortil Tablet DT

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Omnacortil

  • Reduction in bone density
  • Upset stomach
  • Behavioural changes
  • Mood changes
  • Weight gain

How to use Omnacortil Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Omnacortil Tablet DT works

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

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT 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
Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT 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 Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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I have got small tiny boils on my body near my neck chest N back.am on a medication treating for my eye medicines name is omnacortil.wanted to know wch gel can cure it .and what is the cause for these boils.it is not scratching nor that much itching.bt it looks kinda ugly Or is it due to heat
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Omnacotil adverse reactions may be. Consult the doctor who had prescribed Omnacortil
Suffering with cold in winter. Using Lorfast, Levocet D , Omnacortil 10 mg from 3 years.
Dr. Vijay Verma
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Appears allergic issue get serum IgE level top see for allergy marker and revert
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Q. Is Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT an anti-inflammatory drug?

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties. It works by suppressing the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis. Therefore, Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. How long can I take Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT for?

It is advisable to take Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT 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 Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT contain penicillin?

No, Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT does not contain penicillin. Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.

Q. Does Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT expire?

Yes, Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT 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 Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT a pain-killer?

No, Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT is not a pain-killer. Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature. The medicine can help in pain relief which is caused due to inflammation.

Q. Is Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT safe?

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Is Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT an immunosuppressant?

Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT has immunosuppressant properties which means it suppresses the body’s immune system. Hence, Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. Is Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT a glucocorticoid?

Yes, Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT is a glucocorticoid. It belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).

Q. Can I take Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT with antibiotics?

Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT and hence decrease its effects. So, if you are already taking antibiotics then it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT accordingly. Hence, consult your doctor before taking Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT with antibiotics.

Q. Can I take Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT with paracetamol?

Yes, Omnacortil 20 Tablet DT can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported when used together. However, in some cases interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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