Zefcort Suspension

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Leeford Healthcare Ltd

Composition for Zefcort 6mg/5ml Suspension

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28.12
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Zefcort Suspension

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Uses of Zefcort Suspension

Zefcort Suspension is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Zefcort Suspension

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

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How to use Zefcort Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Zefcort Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Zefcort Suspension with salad and vegetable diet.

How Zefcort Suspension works

Deflazacort is a corticosteroid drug. It increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity to stops self damage to body by immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring in organ transplants or cancer)..

In Depth Information on Zefcort Suspension

Expert advice for Zefcort Suspension

  • 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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Zefcort Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Zefcort Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zefcort Suspension 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Zefcort Suspension is probably unsafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Zefcort Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Zefcort Suspension is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zefcort Suspension is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
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Liver
Zefcort Suspension should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zefcort Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Zefcort Suspension in these patients.
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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 Zefcort Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Deflazacort

Yes, Zefcort is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.
Zefcort has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties and is used for treating many conditions like allergy diseases, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory skin diseases, autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage), and suppress the immune system in transplant patients.
Zefcort is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body. Taking steroids from outside will help in treating many illnesses involving inflammation by reducing the inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attack the body itself and cause damage.
Q. Is Zefcort better than prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Zefcort has a similar potency to prednisone and is better tolerated when used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of your condition with either of these medicines.
Zefcort is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.
Q. Can I take Zefcort with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Zefcort can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together.
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