Solocort Act 40mg Injection

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Solocort Act 40mg Injection

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1 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Solocort Act Injection


Uses of Solocort Act Injection

Solocort Act 40mg Injection is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Side effects of Solocort Act Injection


Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Skin scar, Altered bone growth, Cataract, Behavioural changes.


How to use Solocort Act Injection

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

How Solocort Act Injection works

Methylprednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called as corticosteroids. It increases the level of corticosteroid, which are naturally present in the body and thereby controls inflammation. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body..

In Depth Information on Solocort Act Injection

Expert advice for Solocort Act Injection

  • It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
  • Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
  • You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
  • Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Solocort Act Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Solocort Act Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Solocort Act 40mg 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.
Solocort Act 40mg 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Solocort Act 40mg Injection. This may affect your driving ability.
Solocort Act 40mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Solocort Act 40mg Injection is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Solocor
t Act 40mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Solocort Act Injection

Frequently asked questions about Methylprednisolone

Solocort act is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic
No. Solocort act is not a narcotic or an addictive drug
Q. Can I take Solocort act if I have high blood pressure?
You can take Solocort act 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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