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Defcort 1mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

Defcort 1mg Strip Of 6 Tablets

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 18.15
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Defcort 1 MG Description

Defcort 1mg Tablet contains a steroid known as Deflazacort. It is used for managing various conditions associated with asthma, arthritis, other allergic and inflammatory conditions. It reduces inflam

mation and allergy and improves the immune system. Caution is advised in persons having gastrointestinal disorders and diabetes. You should not take Defcort 1mg Tablet exactly in doses and duration as prescribed by the doctor. Also, inform your doctor of a detailed medical history of health condition including pregnancy or planning a pregnancy, breastfeeding. Tell about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine.

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Product Summary

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ContainsDeflazacort(1.0 Mg)
UsesAllergies, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis
Side effectsNausea, swelling of hands, feet, ankles and face, acne, hair growth on face
TherapySTEROID
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uses

Uses of Defcort 1 MG

  • Defcort 1mg Tablet is used in asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and various allergic & inflammatory conditions.
contraindications

Contraindications of Defcort 1 MG

  • 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 a live vaccine.
  • If you have an untreated or undertreated infection.
sideEffects

Side effects of Defcort 1 MG

  • 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 the face
  • Allergic reactions like itching, hives, rashes (urticaria)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Defcort 1 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Defcort 1mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine may cause abnormalities in the foetus. However, your doctor may prescribe you this medicine if necessary after accessing benefits to the mother and child outweigh the risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Defcort 1mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, as Corticosteroids pass in breast milk and may harm your baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Defcort 1mg Tablet?
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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Defcort 1mg Tablet?
A:
No information is available on the interaction of this medicine when taken with alcohol, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 any underlying medical condition like diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney, liver or heart disease, stomach ulcers, overactive thyroid, muscle weakness, weak or brittle bones or tuberculosi...
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  • You have a tumour of adrenal gland tissue (pheochromocytoma).
  • You have an infection in your eye due to herpes simplex virus (Ocular herpes).
  • 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Defcort 1 MG

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 ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Defcort 1 MG

  • It should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or without food.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Defcort 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way defcort works or defcort itself 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 interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking anti-diabetic medicines, anti-epileptic medicines like Phenytoin or Carbamazepine, Painkillers like aspirin, anti-fungal medicines like ketoconazole, blood thinners like w...
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  • Try to keep a gap of at least two hours between defcort and antacids.
  • Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Defcort 1 MG

  • Store the medicine below 25°C in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
dosage

Dosage of Defcort 1 MG

Overdose

  • If you think you have taken too many Defcort tablets, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Defcort 1mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a doubl...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

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 Defcort 1mg Tablet 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, diarrhoea.
Product Details
Brand
DEFCORT
Expires on or After
30/05/2025
Last Updated on: 26 Oct 2023 | 08:29 PM (IST)
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