Product name : Defcort TMTablets
Generic Name : Deflazacort and TamsulosinHydrochloride
Manufacturer : Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Defcort TMTablet is a part of a classof drugs called corticosteroids (steroids). This type of a steroid effectivelytreats a number of conditions, for instance autoimmune diseases like sarcoidosis and autoimmune hepatitis, jointas well as muscle conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and someallergies. A few cancers are also treated with Defcort TMTablet.
The drug restricts the release ofsome chemicals in the body that result in inflammation, thus controlling ortreating the above mentioned health conditions.
when it comes to side effects, the drug can cause excessiveurination, gastric problems, confusion, disturbances in the central as well asnervous system and increases thirst. In most cases the side effects disappearwith time. In case they continue to persist it is best that you seek medicaladvice. If you also experience other side effects after taking the drug, it isadvisable to get in touch with your doctor.
Uses of Defcort Tablet
Defcort TMTablet is used in the treatmentof severe allergic reactions, allergysymptoms, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disordersand eye disorders.
Defcort Tablet side effects
SideEffects 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 durationas advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or breakit. Defcort TMTablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better totake it at a fixed time.
Avoid Defcort TMTablet with salad and vegetable diet.
How Defcort Tablet works
Deflazacort is a corticosteroid drug. Itincreases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing theformation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity tostops self damage to body by immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring inorgan transplants or cancer).