Omnacortil 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Omnacortil Dt 20 MG Description
Omnacortil 20mg tablet is used to treat various allergic conditions such as arthritis, psoriasis, 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 are breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Omnacortil 20mg tablet.
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
- Feeling angry
- Mood swings
- Weight gain
Precautions and Warnings of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG
- 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.
Other General Warnings
- 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 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, 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 responses discuss your condition with the doctor. ...
- It may cause inflammation and swelling in different parts of your gut like the stomach, pancreas and can also cause ulcers.
- Children and adolescents receiving steroids should be observed for growth abnormalities as steroids can retard the growth.
Mode of Action of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG
How Does It Work?
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.
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 any disorder....
- 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 reducing stomach acid, anti-coagulants, water pills, etc....
- 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.
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.
Dosage of Omnacortil Dt 20 MG
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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I inform my healthcare provider before taking Omnacortil 20mg tablet?
Q: Can I stop taking Omnacortil 20mg tablet on my own?
Q: Can I take any vaccine if I am on Omnacortil 20mg tablet?
Q: Is Omnacortil 20mg tablet safe for children?
Q: Is Omnacortil 20mg tablet a steroid?
Q: Can Omnacortil 20mg tablet cause weight gain?
Q: Can I take vaccines during the treatment with Omnacortil 20mg tablet?
Q: Can Omnacortil 20mg tablet be used for cough?
Q: Can Omnacortil be taken on an empty stomach?
Q: Does Omnacortil cause hair loss?
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