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