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Precort M 8 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Precort M Tablet

Precort M 8 mg Tablet is a type of medicine called a steroid. It is used to treat many different conditions including rheumatic disorder, blood disorders, asthma, severe allergic reactions and conditions that affect your eyes and skin.

Precort M 8 mg Tablet is taken with food 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. It is preventing future harm.

The most common side effects of this medicine include skin thinning, reduction in bone density, weight gain, mood changes, upset stomach, behavioural changes. If these side effects bother you or will not go away, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. Steroids may also lower your ability to fight infections so avoid being near people who might pass on infections such as measles, chickenpox or flu.

Precort M Tablet side effects

Common
  • Skin thinning
  • Increased risk of infection
  • Reduction in bone density
  • Weight gain
  • Mood changes
  • Stomach upset
  • Behavioural changes

How to use Precort M 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. Precort M 8 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Precort M 8 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Precort M Tablet works

Precort M 8 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.

Precort M Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Precort M 8 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Precort M 8 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Precort M 8 mg Tablet 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
Precort M 8 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Precort M 8 mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Precort M 8 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Precort M 8 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Precort M 8 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Precort M 8 mg Tablet 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.
  • Precort M 8 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 Precort M 8 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Precort M 8 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Precort M

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What is the cause of increase level of IgE
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello , it generally increase in allergic disorders. But sometimes it may also suggest underlying serious blood disorders. Please consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and management options. An opinion of pediatric hrmatologist may also be required.
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 Precort M a steroid or an antibiotic drug?

Precort M is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic

Q. Is Precort M a narcotic or addictive drug?

No. Precort M is not a narcotic or an addictive drug

Q. Can I take Precort M if I have high blood pressure?

You can take Precort M if you have high blood pressure, only when prescribed by your doctor. It is prescribed in such situation when benefit outweighs the risk

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