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Omnacortil 10mg Tablet

Omnacortil 10mg Tablet

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 12.06*
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Omnacortil 10 MG Description

Omnacortil 10 tablet is used for the treatment of various health conditions, including allergies, arthritis, eczema and inflammatory and rheumatic conditions. Disorders affecting various organs, incl

uding bones, joints, skin, kidneys and lungs, can be treated using Omnacortil. This tablet is also used for the treatment of certain infections (with appropriate chemotherapy). This medicine is a steroid containing prednisolone as its active component. Omnacortil 10 tablet works by modifying your immune response and reducing allergy and inflammation. It is helpful in preventing organ rejection during transplants and for certain types of cancer. Take it at the prescribed dose and at the prescribed time to gain optimal benefit. You should never stop taking this medicine on your own even if you start feeling better else; it can lead to side effects. You should not take any live vaccine while taking this medicine as it can reduce the effectiveness of the vaccine. Also, it is important to inform your doctor about all ongoing medicines and your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsPrednisolone(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergies, infalmmation, infection, cancer, organ transplant
Side effectsIrritation, weakness, confusion
TherapySTEROID
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uses

Uses of Omnacortil 10 MG

  • For the treatment of allergies, inflammation and rheumatic disorders associated with various organs.
  • For the treatment of a certain type of cancer and infections (with appropriate chemotherapy).
  • To prevent organ rejection during organ transplant procedures.
contraindications

Contraindications of Omnacortil 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to prednisolone, any other steroids or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have any other infection and you are not taking any medicine to treat that infection.
  • If you are suffering from a viral infection of the eye caused by the herpes virus.
sideEffects

Side effects of Omnacortil 10 MG

  • Irritation
  • Feeling angry
  • Mood swings
  • Confusion
  • Anxiety
  • Infections
  • Bloating
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Omnacortil 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Omnacortil 10 Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Omnacortil 10 Tablets should not be used during pregnancy as it may affect the growth of the foetus. Cases of cataracts have been also observed in babies born of mothers taking steroids for the long term. Thus, it should be taken only when a doctor recommends after assessing the benefits of this medicine to pregnant women outweighs the risks to an unborn baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Omnacortil 10 Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes into breast milk. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by a doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Omnacortil 10 Tablet?
A:
It has no influence on your driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Omnacortil 10 Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol, it is important to consult your doctor if you drink alcohol too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any skin allergies and rise in blood sugar levels or you are diabetic.
  • You experience mood disturbances, fits and other psychiatric problems including suicidal thoughts.
  • You experience visual disturbances and eye infections. Upon long term use, there is the probability that you may develop a cataract.
  • You are elderly, you have a heart problem, high blood pressure and cholesterol, blood clotting problems, liver and kidney diseases.
  • It can impair the fertility of an individual, be very cautious.
  • You have a history of muscle weakness due to steroid therapy or have a condition called myasthenia gravis.
  • This medicine makes you more prone to infections, in case you already have an infection like fungal infection or you have measles or chickenpox, you are taking medicines to suppress immune response di...
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  • Children and adolescents receiving steroids should be observed for growth abnormalities as steroids can retard the growth.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Omnacortil 10 MG

  • Omnacortil 10 tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Omnacortil 10 MG

  • Store this medicine below 25°C.
  • Keep it in its original packaging to protect it from catching moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.
quickTips

Quick Tips of Omnacortil 10 MG

  • Omnacortil 10 Tablet DT is used to treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of chronic illnesses and various other medical conditions that require either inflammation reduction or immune system...
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  • You should avoid taking any live vaccines while taking this medication because they can reduce the vaccine's effectiveness. It is also critical to inform your doctor about all current medications and ...
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  • Use it no more frequently or for any length of time than your doctor has prescribed.
  • Stopping Omnacortil 10 Tablet DT suddenly without first consulting your doctor may worsen your symptoms.
  • Omnacortil 10 Tablet DT can make it more difficult to fight infections. If you have any signs of infection, such as a fever or sore throat, call your doctor
dosage

Dosage of Omnacortil 10 MG

Overdose

Taking more than the prescribed dose can cause side effects like mental disorders, hallucinations, mood disorders, irregular heartbeats or sometimes it can be even fatal. You must seek immediate medic...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this 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 dose schedule. Do not take a double do...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Omnacortil 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Prednisolone is a naturally occurring steroid. Steroids are hormones produced in the human body and responsible for normal body functions. It acts by suppressing the immune response in allergies and i...
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interactions

Interactions of Omnacortil 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should not take any live vaccine while taking this medicine as it can reduce the effectiveness of the vaccine.
  • The effect of Omnacortil 10 tablet decreases when taken along with erythromycin, rifamycin (antibiotic) and aluminum hydroxide gel (antacids).
  • Medicine used to treat seizures or fits such as phenobarbital, phenytoin decreases the effect of Omnacortil 10 tablet.
  • If you are taking medicines antifungal medicines like amphotericin and ketoconazole, oral contraceptive medicines like ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone, immunosuppressants like ciclosporin, methotr...
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  • There is an increased risk of stomach bleeding if you are taking painkillers or aspirin along with this medicine.
  • You should be cautious if you are taking any anti-diabetic medicine like insulin, medicines to stop blood clotting like warfarin, water pill such as furosemide and thyroid medicine such as carbimazole...
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  • Somatropin a growth hormone if taken along with this medicine can inhibit the growth of an individual.
  • Other medicines for treat asthma-like salbutamol may lead to an increase in potassium level in blood and you may experience irregular heartbeats when used along with this medicine.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.

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WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I inform my healthcare provider before taking Omnacortil 10 tablets?

A: It is important to inform your healthcare provider about your complete medical/surgical history, especially if you have any diseases like bleeding anomalies, fungal infections, kidney ailments or liver diseases.

Q: Can I stop taking Omnacortil on my own?

A: No, steroid therapy should not be stopped abruptly as it can lead to psychological problems. Your dose will be gradually reduced by your doctor before completely withdrawing this therapy.

Q: Can I take the vaccine if I am taking Omnacortil?

A: Omnacortil 10 tablets can reduce the effectiveness of some vaccines. Hence, it is best to consult your doctor before doing so.

Q: Is Omnacortil safe for children?

A: It should only be given to children if it is prescribed by the doctor and in the exact dose as prescribed under adult supervision. Giving steroids to children for long-term treatment can impair their growth.

Q: How to reduce the side effects of Omnacortil?

A: Talk to your doctor about any specific side effect bothering you

Q: Can corticosteroid Omnacortil help to grow hair?

A: No, this medicine doesn’t help in hair growth. Hair loss can be due to different reasons and sometimes it can be hormonal as well. Consult a specialist for better information on the cause of hair loss. Do not take this medicine on your own for any condition which is not prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Omnacortil 10 tablets cause weight gain?

A: Yes, Omnacortil 10 tablets can cause weight gain in a few individuals. However, this is not common and not everyone gets affected by this side effect.

Q: Does Omnacortil 10 causes jaundice?

A: No, there has been no such incidence reported so far with the use of Omnacortil 10 tablet.

Q: Is Omnacortil 10 a steroid?

A: Yes, Omnacortil 10 tablet is a steroid containing prednisolone as its active ingredient.

Q: Can we take the Omnacortil on an empty stomach?

A: You can take the Omnacortil with or without food or as advised by your doctor. However, it should preferably be taken with food to prevent stomach upset.

Q: What is the side effect of Omnacortil?

A: Irritation, feeling angry, mood swings, impaired wound healing and weight gain are a few side effects that can be seen in a few individuals during the treatment. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often resolve on your own.

Q: Is Omnacortil good for cough?

A: No, it is not effective for cough. A cough could be due to different causes and hence it would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to treat the cough.

Q: Can I take Omnacortil for a sore throat?

A: No, it is not advisable to use this medicine for a sore throat. Self-medication should be strictly avoided. It is recommended to consult a doctor before using this medicine.

Q: Defcort 6 vs Omnacortil, which one is better?

A: Defcort 6 tablet contains deflazacort whereas Omnacortil tablet contains prednisolone. Both these medicines are steroids and are generally used in various allergic & inflammatory conditions. Based on the cause and assessing your medical history, your doctor shall prescribe suitable medicine for you. Do not self-medicate.

Q: Why is Omnacortil given?

A: Omnacortil is a steroid containing prednisolone as its active component. Omnacortil 5 is used for the treatment of various health conditions, including allergies, inflammation and rheumatic disorders affecting various organs, including bones, joints, skin, kidneys, lungs, etc.

Q: What is Omnacortil 10 tablet dosage?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: Is Omnacortil harmful?

A: No, Omnacortil is not harmful if taken in the prescribed dose and duration.

Q: Is Omnacortil addictive?

A: No, Omnacrtil is not addictive. However, it is advised not to advise the same to any other person having the same medical condition.

Q: Can Omnacortil cause stomach upset?

A: Yes, sometime you might experience stomach upset as a side effect of Omnacortil. So it is advised to take it with a meal to prevent stomach discomfort.

Q: Is Omnacortil safe for lactating mothers?

A: No, this medicine passes into breast milk. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by a doctor.
Last Updated on: 29 November 2022 | 4:11 PM (IST)
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