Medicine Overview of Sodipred Injection
Side Effects of Sodipred are Skin thinning, Diabetes, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Increased risk of infection, Reduction in bone density, Weight gain, Mood changes, Stomach upset, Behavioural changes.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Sodipred 500 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.
In Depth Information on Sodipred Injection
Sodipred 500 mg Injection 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.
Sodipred 500 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 Sodipred 500 mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
- Do not stop taking Sodipred 500 mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
Sodipred Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sodipred 500 mg Injection 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.
Sodipred 500 mg Injection 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.
Sodipred 500 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Sodipred 500 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sodipred 500 mg Injection 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.
Sodipred 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sodipred 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Sodipred Injection
Q. Is Sodipred an anti-inflammatory drug?
Sodipred belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Sodipred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. How long can I take Sodipred for?
It is advisable to take Sodipred 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 Sodipred contain penicillin?
Sodipred does not contain penicillin. Sodipred belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Yes, Sodipred 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 Sodipred a pain-killer?
Sodipred is not a pain-killer. Sodipred 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.
Yes. Sodipred is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Sodipred an immunosuppressant?
Sodipred belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Sodipred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. Is Sodipred a glucocorticoid?
Sodipred is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Sodipred with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Sodipred and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Sodipred accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Sodipred with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Sodipred with paracetamol?
Sodipred 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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