Unicort Powder For Injection is useful for treating swelling, redness due to various conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, severe asthma, skin allergies, other allergic conditions, severe shock due to an injury, trauma or infection, lack of adrenal gland, etc. It contains hydrocortisone as its active ingredient. It belongs to a group of medicines known as steroids. It will be given to you in the hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. You should avoid self-injecting. 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 this medicine....
Q: Why can't I take Unicort Powder For Injection by myself?
A: Unicort Powder For Injection is to be taken by injection and are given into tissue just under the skin or into the vein. So, it is always advisable to get this injection from an experienced doctor or nurse. It also needs to observe the patient for some time after injection. So, this medicine should not be self-administered.
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before starting Unicort Powder For Injection?
Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
Unicort Powder For Injection may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine....
Q: Is Unicort Powder For Injection a steroid?
A: Yes, Unicort Powder For Injection contains Hydrocortisone, which belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.