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 medicine 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. Do not take more or less of this medicine than prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine abruptly, it may cause 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....
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.