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R-Corts 40 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of R-Corts Injection

R-Corts 40 mg Injection is used for treatment of wide variety of medical conditions like severe allergic reactions, asthma, rheumatic disorder and skin and eye disorders. It provides quick relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

R-Corts 40 mg Injection is generally given by a healthcare professional in the hospital or in a clinical setting. You should not self administer this medicine at home.

R-Corts 40 mg Injection may cause few side effects such as mood changes, stomach upset, or pain, swelling and redness at the site of injection. Taking R-Corts 40 mg Injection 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.

How to use R-Corts Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How R-Corts Injection works

R-Corts 40 mg Injection is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

R-Corts Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with R-Corts 40 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
R-Corts 40 mg Injection 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
R-Corts 40 mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
R-Corts 40 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have pain in the eyes or problems with your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
R-Corts 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of R-Corts 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
R-Corts 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of R-Corts 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
R-Corts 40 mg Injection
Tricort 40 Injection
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Comcort 40mg Injection
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Bonacort 40mg Injection
Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹96/ml of Injection
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Triject 40mg Injection
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₹109.52/ml of Injection
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Expert Advice

  • R-Corts 40 mg Injection 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.
  • It is injected into the muscles under the supervision of a doctor.
  • R-Corts 40 mg Injection 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 R-Corts 40 mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking R-Corts 40 mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

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

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FAQs

Q. Is R-Corts an antibiotic/sulfa/steroid drug?

R-Corts is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug. It is a steroid.

Q. Is R-Corts available or sold over the counter?

No. R-Corts is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter.

Q. Is R-Corts safe?

Yes. R-Corts is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1398-400.
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