Pensone 5 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Pensone Tablet

Pensone 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Pensone 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 Pensone 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. Pensone 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pensone Tablet works

Pensone 5 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.

Pensone Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pensone 5 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
Pensone 5 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
Pensone 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Pensone 5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pensone 5 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
Pensone 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pensone 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Pensone 5 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.
  • Pensone 5 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 Pensone 5 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Pensone 5 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pensone

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I had faced cough & fever in every 1/2 month from last 14 years.Recently,my blood test shows eosinophilia 14%
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Eosinophil count is raised in allergic conditions and those allergic conditions can be cause of recurring cough n symptoms of upper respiratory tract disease Consult your physician He might want to prescribe you meds to reduce this count and suppress allergy
Dear Dr. One of my friend son 6 years old boy is using Montair LC for allergy. Is theier any problems by using this tablet. Medical Shoppers told that usually using this tablets elders only.
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
For kids, Montair LC is available as Montair LC KID tablet and Montair LC KID syrup. It contains Montelukast (4mg) and Levocetrizine (2.5mg). Montelukast is used to prevent and treat asthma, seasonal and year round allergies (hay fever), and prevent exercise-induced asthma. Levocetirizine is used to treat symptoms of allergic conditions such as allergic fever (hay fever), year-round allergies like dust or pet allergies and chronic nettle rash. It is best to take the drug at bedtime as it can make you drowsy.
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FAQs

Q. Is Pensone an anti-inflammatory drug?

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

Q. How long can I take Pensone for?

It is advisable to take Pensone 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 Pensone contain penicillin?

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

Q. Does Pensone expire?

Yes, Pensone 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 Pensone a pain-killer?

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

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

Q. Is Pensone an immunosuppressant?

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

Q. Is Pensone a glucocorticoid?

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

Q. Can I take Pensone with antibiotics?

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

Q. Can I take Pensone with paracetamol?

Pensone 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 9th Aug 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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