Pericort 4 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Pericort Tablet

Pericort 4 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Pericort Tablet side effects

Common
  • Skin thinning
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Weight gain
  • Mood changes
  • Behavioural changes
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Reduction in bone density

How to use Pericort 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. Pericort 4 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Pericort Tablet works

Pericort 4 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.

Pericort Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pericort 4 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
Pericort 4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have pain in the eyes or problems with your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pericort 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pericort 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pericort 4 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pericort 4 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Pericort 4 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.
  • Pericort 4 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 Pericort 4 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Pericort 4 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pericort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Carz, Antep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cilniright, Torcillin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clarimac
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pericort

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Ii want to know whether osteoarthritis of knees is the result of uric acid deposited in the knees.since kidney is not so strong as to excrete uric acid from the blood and it gets deposited in the knees and other joints in the body
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
this is not true in all the cases, some times your uric acid production has increased due to improper metabolism, in any case we need to take medicine. above all for kidney you should go for Full KFT and LFT profile.
Knee Pain in both knee, uric acid 5.7, I am diabetic and on medication and controlled, I am playing badminton.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
At your age the osteoarthritis begins to start and it could be also do you do your overweight in case you areI would advise you to get your vitamin D level checked and get knee x-rays done and send it to me and meanwhile you can start with Quadriceps exercises and try to cut down on your weight if you are overweight
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FAQs

Q. Is Pericort an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?
Pericort is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It is a steroid.
Q. Is Pericort available or sold over the counter?
No. Pericort is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter.
Q. Is Pericort safe?
Yes. Pericort is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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