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Omnacortil 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Omnacortil Dt 20 MG Description

Omnacortil 20mg tablet is used to treat various allergic conditions such as arthritis and psoriasis and relieve pain and inflammation of various body parts. It contains prednisolone as an active ingredient that belongs to the steroid class of medicines. This medicine acts by inhibiting the release of various chemical substances that are responsible for allergic and inflammatory conditions.

Omnacortil 20mg tablet should be used with caution by children below 18 years of age, as it can lead to growth retardation. You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor for optimal benefits. Abruptly stopping this medicine may cause you more harm and lead to withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor may reduce the dose of this medicine gradually.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Omnacortil 20mg tablet.


Product Summary

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ContainsPrednisolone(20.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition, Pain, Inflammation
Side effectsInfection, Weight gain, Muscle weakness, Impaired wound healing
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Uses of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG

  • Omnacortil 20mg tablet is used for the treatment of various allergic conditions like asthma, skin allergies including psoriasis and lung conditions and allergies due to medicines.
  • It is also used to relieve pain and inflammation in different body parts and in various conditions such as arthritis.

Contraindications of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to prednisolone, other steroids or any other ingredients of Omnacortil 20mg tablet.
  • If you have any other infection and you are not on any medicines to treat that infection.
  • If you are suffering from a viral infection of the eye caused by the herpes virus.

Side effects of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG



Can I take Omnacortil 20mg tablet during pregnancy?
  • Omnacortil 20mg tablet should be taken during pregnancy only when the doctor recommends it after assessing if the benefits of this medicine overweigh the risks to pregnant women and the unborn baby.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Omnacortil 20mg tablet while breastfeeding?
Omnacortil 20mg tablet passes into the breastmilk in small amounts. Thus, the use of this medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding mothers unless it is prescribed by the doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Omnacortil 20mg tablet?
Omnacortil 20mg tablet does not influence your driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol with Omnacortil 20mg tablet?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol, it is important to consult your doctor if you drink alcohol too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any skin allergies and a 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 a 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, one should be cautious.
  • You have a history of muscle weakness due to steroid therapy or have a condition called myasthenia gravis.
  • Omnacortil 20mg tablet 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 re...
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  • It may cause inflammation and swelling in different parts of your gut like the stomach, and pancreas and can also cause ulcers.
  • Children and adolescents receiving steroids should be observed for growth abnormalities as steroids can retard growth.

Directions for Use of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG

  • Omnacortil 20mg 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.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Storage and disposal of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG

  • Store Omnacortil 20mg tablet below 25°C.
  • Keep it in the original packaging to protect it from catching moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Quick Tips of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG

  • Omnacortil 20 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 20 Tablet DT suddenly without first consulting your doctor may worsen your symptoms.
  • Omnacortil 20 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 of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG


Taking more than the prescribed dose of Omnacortil 20mg tablet can cause side effects like mental disorders, hallucinations, altered mood, irregular heartbeats. You must seek immediate medical assista...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed taking any dose of Omnacortil 20mg 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 double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Mode of Action of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Prednisolone is a naturally occurring steroid. Steroids are hormones produced in the human body and are responsible for normal body functions. It acts by suppressing the immune response in allergies a...
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Interactions of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Omnacortil 20mg tablet or this tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for a...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for diabetes, heart diseases, painkillers, medicines used to treat thyroid, brain-related disorder, immunosuppressants, anti-fungal medicines, antacids for r...
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  • Somatropin a growth hormone if taken along can inhibit its growth in an individual.
  • Other medicines to treat asthma-like salbutamol may lead to an increase in potassium level in blood and you may experience irregular heartbeats.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I inform my healthcare provider before taking Omnacortil 20mg tablet?

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 20mg tablet on my own?

A: No, steroids 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 from this therapy.

Q: Can I take any vaccine if I am on Omnacortil 20mg tablet?

A: Omnacortil 20mg tablet can reduce the effectiveness of some vaccines. Hence, it is best to consult your doctor before doing so.

Q: Is Omnacortil 20mg tablet 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.

Q: Is Omnacortil 20mg tablet a steroid?

A: Yes, Omnacortil 20mg tablet is a steroid, belonging to the corticosteroid group of medicines. This medicine reduces the immune response.

Q: Can Omnacortil 20mg tablet cause weight gain?

A: Yes, Omnacortil 20mg tablet can cause weight gain along with its desired side effect, though not everyone experiences it. Talk to your dietician or doctor if this symptom bothers you.

Q: Can I take vaccines during the treatment with Omnacortil 20mg tablet?

A: You should avoid taking live vaccines like polio, measles, mumps, etc., while you are on Omnacortil 20mg tablet, as it can affect the activity of vaccines.

Q: Can Omnacortil 20mg tablet be used for cough?

A: Cough could be due to various reasons. This medicine is not used to treat cough associated with a bacterial infection. Hence, the doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine after diagnosis.

Q: Can Omnacortil be taken 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: Does Omnacortil cause hair loss?

A: Hair loss is not a commonly known side-effect of Omnacortil. As every individual has a different physiological response, it is advised that you should consult your doctor if you are facing hair loss problem.
Last Updated on: 10 August 2023 | 5:04 PM (IST)

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