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Cortimax 6mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Cortimax 6mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Cortimax 6 MG Description

Cortimax 6mg tablet is a steroid that contains deflazacort as its active ingredient. It is used to treat or manage various disease conditions such as asthma, arthritis, and other allergic and inflamm

atory conditions. This corticosteroid acts by reducing inflammation (swelling) and by changing the way the immune system works. Take Cortimax 6mg tablet at the same time every day as directed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine abruptly, it may cause symptoms such as loss of appetite, an upset stomach, vomiting, etc. The dose of this medicine will be decreased gradually by your doctor to allow your body to adjust before stopping the drug completely. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history including all the medicines you are currently taking.


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ContainsDeflazacort(6.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis
Side effectsWeight gain, headache, swelling
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Uses of Cortimax 6 MG

Cortimax 6mg tablet is used in the management and treatment of certain conditions like asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and various allergic & inflammatory conditions.

Contraindications of Cortimax 6 MG

  • If you are allergic to deflazacort or any other ingredients of Cortimax 6mg tablet.
  • If you are having or recently had any vaccination with a live vaccine.
  • If you have an infection.

Side effects of Cortimax 6 MG

  • Weight gain
  • Swelling in hands, feet, face
  • Allergic reactions like itching, hives, rashes
  • Black tarry stool
  • Headache
  • Giddiness
  • Mood changes

Precautions and Warnings of Cortimax 6 MG



Can I take the Cortimax 6mg tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effect of the Cortimax 6mg tablet during pregnancy. Thus, it is recommended to avoid the use of this medicine unless it is prescribed by your doctor. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, think you are pregnant or planning a baby.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cortimax 6mg tablet while breastfeeding?
Cortimax 6mg tablet might pass into the breastmilk and can cause harm to the newborn baby. Thus, it is recommended to avoid the use of this medicine while breastfeeding. Your doctor might suggest you an alternative or ask you to monitor your baby closely.


Can I drive if I have consumed Cortimax 6mg tablet?
Cortimax 6mg tablet can cause dizziness or a spinning sensation in the head (vertigo). If you experience any of these side effects, caution is advised while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Cortimax 6mg tablet?
No information is available on the interaction of Cortimax 6mg when taken with alcohol. However, it is advised to avoid drinking alcohol while on Cortimax 6mg tablet, as it may worsen the side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of depression or mania or a family history of mental illness.
  • You have fits.
  • You have an underlying medical condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, kidney, liver or heart diseases, weak bones, muscle weakness, thyroid problem, etc.
  • You have a tumour of the adrenal gland tissue (pheochromocytoma).
  • You have an infection in your eye due to the herpes simplex virus (Ocular herpes).
  • You ever had tuberculosis.
  • You have irregular menses.
  • Anyone in your family has chickenpox, measles and you have never had it earlier. You could be seriously affected.
  • You are going to take any vaccine.

Mode of Action of Cortimax 6 MG

How Does It Work?

Corticosteroids are present naturally in the body, taking extra Corticosteroids like Deflazacort helps to treat various diseases involving inflammation. Deflazacort controls inflammation and helps in ...
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Directions for Use of Cortimax 6 MG

Swallow the Cortimax 6mg tablet as a whole with a glass of water or take this medicine as directed by your doctor. Take this medication daily at the same time.

Interactions of Cortimax 6 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cortimax works or can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for fits, breathing-related disorders like salbutamol, anti-diabetic medicines, water pills, painkillers like aspirin, anti-fungal medicines like ketoconazol...
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  • Try to keep a gap of at least two hours between Cortimax and antacids.

Storage and disposal of Cortimax 6 MG

  • Store Cortimax 6mg tablet at or below 25°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.

Dosage of Cortimax 6 MG


If you think you have taken too much of the Cortimax 6mg tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Cortimax 6mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedul...
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Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: In the past, I had a blood clot problem. Is Cortimax 6mg tablet safe to use?

A: Before you start taking the Cortimax 6mg tablet, you need to tell your doctor if you have any problem with your blood vessels like blood clots. The doctor may change the dose or may suggest an alternate for this medicine or monitor your blood reports more closely.

Q: Can I stop taking Cortimax 6mg tablet on my own as I feel that I have recovered?

  • No, you must not stop taking Cortimax 6mg tablet on your own, even if you are feeling fine.
  • Please discuss with your doctor as he/she shall decrease your dose gradually over a few weeks.
  • Stopping the treatment abruptly can lead to severe consequences like high temperature, joint pain, itching, vomiting, headaches, dizziness, diarrhoea.

Q: Is Cortimax 6mg tablet a steroid?

A: Yes, Cortimax 6mg tablet is a steroid, used to treat various diseases and conditions such as asthma, allergies, arthritis, blood, eye, skin and many other conditions.

Q: Is Cortimax 6mg tablet a painkiller?

A: No, Cortimax 6mg tablet is not a painkiller as it belongs to the steroid group of medicine.

Q: What are the side effects of Cortimax?

A: Weight gain, headache and swelling are a few side effects of Cortimax. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own.
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