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Defza 6mg Tablet

6 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Defza 6 MG Description

Defza 6 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 inflammati

on and allergy and improves the immune system. Caution is advised in persons having gastrointestinal disorders and diabetes. You should take Defza 6 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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ContainsDeflazacort(6.0 Mg)
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Uses of Defza 6 MG

Defza 6 tablet is used in asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and various allergic & inflammatory conditions.

Contraindications of Defza 6 MG

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of Defza 6.
  • If you are having or recently had any vaccination with a live vaccine.
  • If you have an untreated or undertreated infection.

Side effects of Defza 6 MG

  • Blurred vision
  • Body ache
  • Weight gain
  • Nausea
  • Mood changes
  • Irritation
  • Acne, hair growth on the face
  • Allergic reactions like itching, hives, rashes (urticaria)

Precautions and Warnings of Defza 6 MG



Can I take Defza 6 tablet during pregnancy?
Defza 6 may cause abnormalities in the fetus. However, your doctor may prescribe you this medicine if it has more advantages than risks. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Defza 6 tablet while breastfeeding?
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, as Corticosteroids pass into the breast milk and may harm your baby. Take this medicine only if only if it is considered to be clearly essential.


Can I drive if I have consumed Defza 6 tablet?
This medicine can cause dizziness or spinning of the head (vertigo). If you experience any of these side effects, caution is advised while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Defza 6 tablet?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Defza 6. So it is important to consult your physician if you if you drink too often.

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 or have a history of 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 tumor 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.

Mode of Action of Defza 6 MG

How Does It Work?

Deflazacort works by interfering with the release of certain chemicals in your body which cause inflammation and helps in relieving inflammation and allergies. It also plays important role by modifyin...
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Directions for Use of Defza 6 MG

  • Defza 6 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 of Defza 6 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Defza 6 works or Defza 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, painkillers like aspirin, anti-fungal medicines like ketoconazole, blood thinners like warfarin, anti-tub...
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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.

Storage and disposal of Defza 6 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 of Defza 6 MG


  • If you think you have taken too much of Defza 6, 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, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double do...
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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 Defza 6 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, diarrhea

Q: How does Defza 6 tablet work?

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

Q: Is 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 Defza 6 or 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 a steroid known as deflazacort.
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