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Omnacortil Forte Syrup


Overview

Uses of Omnacortil Syrup

Omnacortil Forte Syrup is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Omnacortil Syrup 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 Omnacortil Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Omnacortil Forte Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Omnacortil Syrup works

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

Omnacortil Syrup related warnings

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Omnacortil Forte Syrup
Besone Forte Syrup
BestoChem Formulations India Ltd
₹1.05/ml of Syrup
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₹0.56/ml of Syrup
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Expert Advice

  • Omnacortil Forte Syrup 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 Forte Syrup 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 Forte Syrup. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Omnacortil Forte Syrup suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Omnacortil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Omnacortil

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We are doing treatment on nephrotic-syndrome for my daughter. I need a list of food items which she can have in this period also fruit names pls.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
A healthy diet for Nephrotic Syndrome patients consists of low salt, low fat and low cholesterol, with emphasis on fruits and vegetables.Foods that can be taken: Cow's milk, skimmed milk Yogurt Wheat, cereals, sprouts, pulses and legumes such as tur dal, moong dal, rajmah, chana, lentils (masoor), etc. Eggs, fish, dry fish, chicken, lean meat, etc. Vegetables and fruits Soups, sauces, chocolate drinks, juices, etc (but with low sodium content) Wafers, popcorns, chutneys which are prepared in less salt. Moderate to low intake of vegetable oils, butter and mayonnaise. Noodles, spaghetti, pancakes, etc (low in salt)
Hi sir/Madam, my son completed 4 months on March 10th ( born on November 10, 2016). Some times I see that his eyes are not in co ordination with eachothet. I have attached a pic that I took yesterday for your reference. Last time ( he was 3 months old) when I met pediatrician he told it's normal till 4 or 5 months in kids. I wanted to check if this is normal and how long will it take to be like us. Or should I check with an eye specialist ? Pls help.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, generally the accommodation and focussing of eyes happen by 5 months of age. If you notice any problem, please take an opinion of ophthalmologist to rule out congenital eye disorders.
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FAQs

Q. Is Omnacortil an anti-inflammatory drug?

Omnacortil belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Omnacortil is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. How long can I take Omnacortil for?

It is advisable to take Omnacortil 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 contain penicillin?

Omnacortil does not contain penicillin. Omnacortil belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.

Q. Does Omnacortil expire?

Yes, Omnacortil 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 a pain-killer?

Omnacortil is not a pain-killer. Omnacortil 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 Omnacortil safe?

Yes. Omnacortil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Omnacortil an immunosuppressant?

Omnacortil belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Omnacortil is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. Is Omnacortil a glucocorticoid?

Omnacortil is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).

Q. Can I take Omnacortil with antibiotics?

Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Omnacortil and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Omnacortil accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Omnacortil with antibiotics.

Q. Can I take Omnacortil with paracetamol?

Omnacortil 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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