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Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml

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By ZUVENTUS HEALTH CARE LTD
60ml Syrup in Bottle
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Deflazacort(6.0 Mg)
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Steroid

Medical Description

Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml contains a steroid known as Deflazacort.

Uses of Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml

  • Asthma, arthritis and allergies
  • Treat problems related to your skin, heart, kidney, digestive system, blood or eyes
  • Treatment of tumours
  • Post-transplant to suppress the immune system

Contraindications of Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • If you are having or recently had any vaccination with live vaccine
  • If you have an infection

Side effects of Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml

  • Swelling of hands, feet, ankles, face
  • Weight gain
  • Nausea
  • Increased blood glucose
  • Increased hunger
  • Increased risk of getting infections
  • Irregular periods
  • Mood changes - irritability, suicidal thoughts
  • Acne, hair growth on face
  • Allergic reactions like itching, hives, rashes (urticaria)

Precautions and Warnings of Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml during pregnancy?
A:
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, think you are pregnant or planning a baby. Your doctor will give you this medicine only if necessary.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml while breastfeeding?
A:
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, as Corticosteroids pass in breast milk and may harm your baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml?
A:
This medicine can cause dizziness or spinning of the head (vertigo). If you experience any of these side effects, caution is advised while driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml?
A:
No information is available on interaction of this medicine when taken with alcohol, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of depression or mania or family history of mental illness
  • You have fits
  • You have diabetes or high blood pressure
  • You are suffering from stomach ulcers
  • You have kidney, liver or heart disease
  • You have tumour of adrenal gland tissue (pheochromocytoma)
  • You have weak or brittle bones (osteoporosis)
  • You have muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis)
  • You have a problem with your thyroid gland (hypothyroidism)
  • You have an infection in your eye due to herpes simplex virus (Ocular herpes)
  • You ever had a 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 Xl Syrup 60ml

How Does It Work?

  • Corticosteroids are present naturally in the body, taking extra Corticosteroid like Deflazacort helps to treat various diseases involving inflammation.
  • Deflazacort controls inflammation and helps in reducing allergies and autoimmune reactions.

Directions for Use of Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml

  • Take medicine as directed by your doctor
  • Shake well before use
  • Read the instructions on the label carefully before usage

Interactions of Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat diabetes
  • Medicines used to treat fits or epilepsy like Phenobarbitone, Primidone, Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, Acetazolamide
  • Caution is needed when taking it with Ciprofloxacin as it can lead to tendon damage
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Medicines used to treat pain (painkillers) like Aspirin
  • Medicines used to treat some types of cancer like Aminoglutethimide
  • Medicines used to treat fungal infections like Ketoconazole
  • Water tablets (Diuretics) like Spironolactone, Triamterene or Amiloride
  • Medicines used for thinning your blood like Warfarin, caution required and be watchful for bleeding
  • Medicines used to treat tuberculosis (TB) like Rifampicin or Rifabutin
  • Medicines used to treat indigestion and heartburn like antacids, keep a gap of at least two hours between the two
  • Medicines used to treat asthma (Salbutamol and Theophylline)

Interactions with food items

The administration of this medicine with food does not affect the way this medicine works. Deflazacort may be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml

  • Store below 25°C
  • Protect if from direct sunlight
  • Please keep it away from children

Dosage of Cortimax Xl Syrup 60ml

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of medicine, 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 schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of the medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: In the past, I had a blood clot problem. Is this medicine safe to use?

A: Before you start taking this medication, 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 Xl Syrup 60ml on my own as I feel that I have recovered?

  • No, you must not stop taking this medicine 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, diarrhea.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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