Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Stemin Tablet

Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Stemin 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 Stemin 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. Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Stemin Tablet works

Stemin 0.5 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.

Stemin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Stemin 0.5 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
Stemin 0.5 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
SAFE
Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Stemin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Stemin 0.5 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.
  • Stemin 0.5 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 Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Stemin 0.5 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Stemin

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FAQs

Q. Is Stemin an antibiotic?
Stemin is not an antibiotic. It's a glucocorticoid.
Q. Is Stemin safe to use?
Stemin is safe to use when used for an indication in a dose as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Stemin cause hair loss?
Stemin is not known to cause hair loss. Rather, it may cause an increase in body hair growth (especially in females) on long-term use. Talk to your doctor if you get excessive hair growth on your body while taking Stemin.
Q. Does Stemin work in retention edema?
Stemin is not used in retention edema. Glucocorticoids can cause fluid and salt retention as a side effect thereby causing edema or aggravating edema. However, Stemin does not normally cause retention of salt and water and the risk of inducing edema and hypertension is almost negligible.
Q. Is Stemin stronger than hydrocortisone?
Stemin and hydrocortisone belong to the same class of medications (i.e. corticosteroids) and produce almost similar pharmacological responses. The effect may vary based on the conditions and individual response. Always follow doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Stemin with ibuprofen?
An increase in the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding may occur if non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) like ibuprofen are taken with corticosteroids. Talk to your doctor before taking Stemin with any NSAID.
Q. Does Stemin expire?
Yes, Stemin 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. Does Stemin cause insomnia?
Stemin can cause insomnia (inability to sleep). Most people find that using this medicine for a short time causes no problems. Talk to your doctor if you experience insomnia while taking Stemin.
Q. Does Stemin cause weight gain?
Stemin can cause weight gain especially when high doses taken for a long time or repeated short courses are taken. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Stemin.
Q. Is Stemin a steroid?
Stemin is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids also known as corticosteroids. These are synthesized naturally in the body and help to maintain health and well-being. Two main classes of corticosteroids, glucocorticoids, and mineralocorticoids are involved in a wide range of physiologic processes, including stress response, immune response, and regulation of inflammation, carbohydrate metabolism, protein catabolism, blood electrolyte levels, and behavior.
Q. Is Stemin a hydrocortisone?
Stemin is not a hydrocortisone. These are two different drugs which belong to the same group of medicines called steroids (also known as corticosteroids).
Q. Is Stemin over the counter?
Stemin is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine. It is available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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