Product name : Defcort 12 mg Tablets
Generic Name : Deflazacort
Manufacturer : Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Defcort 12 MG Tablet is a part of aclass of drugs called corticosteroids (steroids). This type of a steroid effectively treats a number of conditions, for instance autoimmune diseases like sarcoidos is and autoimmunehepatitis, joint as well as muscle conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and some allergies. A few cancers are also treated with Defcort 12 MG Tablet.
The drug restricts the release of some chemicals in the body that result in inflammation, thus controlling or treating the above mentioned health conditions.
when it comes to side effects, the drug can cause excessive urination, gastric problems, confusion, disturbances in the central as well as nervous system and increases thirst. In most cases the side effects disappear with time. In case they continue to persist it is best that you seek medical advice. If you also experience other side effects after taking the drug, it is advisable to get in touch with your doctor.
Uses of Defcort Tablet
Defcort 12 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.
Defcort Tablet side effects
Side Effects of Defcort are Increased appetite, Frequent urge to urinate, Facial swelling, Abnormal hair growth, Cushingoid syndrome, Cough.
How to use Defcort Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Defcort 12 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Defcort 12 mg Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.
How Defcort Tablet works
Deflazacort is a corticosteroid drug. It increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity to stops self damage to body by immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring in organ transplants or cancer).
Defcort 12 Tablet works by inhibiting the release of substances that cause swelling or by changing how the immune system works. It can be taken on an empty stomach or after food. Taking the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness. It is important to keep taking the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.