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Defza 6mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Defza 6mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By WALLACE PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 159.40
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Defza 6 MG Description

Defza 6 tablet is used to treat various disease conditions such as allergies, arthritis, eyes, blood, skin, asthma and post-transplant surgeries. It contains deflazacort, which belongs to a group of

medicines called steroids. This tablet acts by reducing inflammation (swelling) and by changing the way the immune system works. Take Defza 6 at around the same time every day as directed by your doctor. Take Defza 6 with or without medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own as it may worsen the condition. You may experience symptoms such as loss of appetite, an upset stomach, vomiting, drowsiness, confusion, headache, joint and muscle pain and weight loss. The dose of this medicine will be decreased gradually by your doctor to allow your body to adjust before stopping the drug completely.

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Product Summary

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ContainsDeflazacort(6.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition, inflammation
Side effectsNausea, indigestion, headache, weight gain
TherapySTEROID
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uses

Uses of Defza 6 MG

Defza 6 tablet is used for the treatment of various diseases and conditions such as allergic conditions, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, post-transplant, blood and skin and eye disorders.
contraindications

Contraindications of Defza 6 MG

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

Side effects of Defza 6 MG

  • Headache
  • Weight gain especially around face
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Irregular periods
  • Muscle weakness
  • Acne, hair growth on face
  • Mood changes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Defza 6 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Defza 6 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is recommended to avoid the use of the Defza 6 tablet while breastfeeding due to limited safety data available. Your doctor might suggest you an alternative or ask you to monitor your baby closely.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Defza 6 tablet?
A:
Defza 6 tablet 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 Defza 6 tablet?
A:
It is advised to avoid drinking alcohol while on Defza 6 tablet, as it may worsen the side effects and lead to health consequences.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of depression or mania or family history of mental illness
  • You have diabetes, high blood pressure or fits
  • 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 then you should avoid contact and inform your doctor.
  • You are going to take any vaccine
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Defza 6 MG

  • Defza 6 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Defza 6 MG

  • Store Defza 6 tablets at or below 25°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
dosage

Dosage of Defza 6 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Defza 6 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 schedule. Do not take a doub...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Defza 6 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 reducing allergies and autoimmune reactions.
interactions

Interactions of Defza 6 MG

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)
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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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 Defza 6 safe to use?

A: Before you start taking Defza 6 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 Defza 6 tablet on my own as I feel that I have recovered?

  • No, you must not stop taking Defza-6 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.

Q: Is Defza 6 tablet a steroid?

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

Q: How does Defza 6 tablet work?

A: Defza-6 tablet is a steroid, works by decreasing the release of inflammatory substance that cause inflammation and also suppresses the immune response to stops self damage to the body by the immune system.

Q: Is the Defza 6 tablet an antibiotic?

A: No, the Defza 6 tablet is not an antibiotic. It contains deflazacort which is a steroid.

Q: Can I take Defza 6 tablet for COVID-19?

A: You should not take any medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19 unless it has been prescribed to you by your doctor.

Q: For how long do I need to take Defza 6?

A: Take this medicine for as long as directed by your doctor. Do not take it for a longer time than your doctor prescribed. As it is a steroid, it may cause adverse effects also on unnecessary long-term use.

Q: What is the composition of Defza 6?

A: The composition of Defza 6 consists of deflazacort, which belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.

Q: What are the side effects of Defza 6?

A: Headache, weight gain especially around the face, nausea, indigestion, irregular periods etc. are a few common side effects of Defza 6. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
Product Details
Brand
DEFZA
Expires on or After
30/01/2027
Last Updated on: 20 April 2022 | 9:46 AM (IST)

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