Hostacortin H

Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Hostacortin H Products

Hostacortin H Products are primarily used for

About Hostacortin H Products

Uses of Hostacortin H Products

Prednisolone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Hostacortin H Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Hostacortin H are Increased risk of infection, Weight gain, Mood changes, Behavioural changes, Skin thinning, Diabetes, Reduction in bone density, Stomach upset.

How Hostacortin H Products work

Prednisolone 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 for Hostacortin H Products

Expert advice for Hostacortin H Products

  • Hostacortin H 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.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Hostacortin H 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 Hostacortin H. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Hostacortin H suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Patient Concerns about Hostacortin H Products

Frequently asked questions about Hostacortin H Products

Frequently asked questions about Prednisolone

Q. Is Hostacortin H an anti-inflammatory drug?
Hostacortin H belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Hostacortin H is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. How long can I take Hostacortin H for?
It is advisable to take Hostacortin H 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 Hostacortin H contain penicillin?
Hostacortin H does not contain penicillin. Hostacortin H belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Q. Does Hostacortin H expire?
Yes, Hostacortin H 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 Hostacortin H a pain-killer?
Hostacortin H is not a pain-killer. Hostacortin H 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.
Q. Is Hostacortin H safe?
Yes. Hostacortin H is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Hostacortin H an immunosuppressant?
Hostacortin H belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Hostacortin H is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. Is Hostacortin H a glucocorticoid?
Hostacortin H is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Hostacortin H with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Hostacortin H and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Hostacortin H accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Hostacortin H with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Hostacortin H with paracetamol?
Hostacortin H 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.

Products for Hostacortin H

Hostacortin H 5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Sanofi India Ltd
MRP
3.82
Not Available

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