Pensone belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Pensone is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. How long can I take Pensone for?
It is advisable to take Pensone 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 Pensone contain penicillin?
Pensone does not contain penicillin. Pensone belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.
Q. Does Pensone expire?
Yes, Pensone 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 Pensone a pain-killer?
Pensone is not a pain-killer. Pensone 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 Pensone safe?
Yes. Pensone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Pensone an immunosuppressant?
Pensone belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Pensone is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.
Q. Is Pensone a glucocorticoid?
Pensone is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).
Q. Can I take Pensone with antibiotics?
Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Pensone and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Pensone accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Pensone with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Pensone with paracetamol?
Pensone 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.