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Dezacor 6 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd
Medicine composition: Deflazacort
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Dezacor 6 MG Tablet is a part of a class of drugs called corticosteroids (steroids). This type of a steroid effectively treats a number of conditions, for instance autoimmune diseases like sarcoidosis and autoimmune hepatitis, joint as well as muscle conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and some allergies. A few cancers are also treated with Dezacor 6 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.

A few precautions need to be taken before starting a course of this drug. Make sure that you inform your doctor about your medical history, including details about allergies and any health problems that you have. Make sure to inform your doctor about any of the below mentioned health issues before starting Dezacor 6 MG Tablet-

  • if you have hypertension
  • if you have had an heart attack before or are suffering from a heart problem
  • If you are experiencing liver problems
  • if you are suffering from diabetes or glaucoma
  • if you are expecting or nursing a baby. Although Dezacor 6 MG Tablet is safe for pregnant women or nursing mothers, it is important that your doctor knows about it.
  • if you have taken any vaccinations recently

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.

The dosage should be taken as per instructions given in the prescription. In case of adults, half to 3 tablets may be prescribed for daily intake. Children are prescribed lower doses and make be advised to take the drug on alternate days.

Dezacor 6 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis which is a joint disorder. It works by inhibiting the chemical substances that cause inflammation.
Dezacor 6 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of asthma. It works by inhibiting the chemical substances that cause inflammation.
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Dezacor 6 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy which is a genetic disorder that can cause muscle weakness.
Avoid if you have a known allergy to Dezacor 6 MG Tablet
In addition to its intended effect, Dezacor 6 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Weight gain Minor Common
Headache Minor Less Common
Vertigo Minor Less Common
Depressed mood Minor Less Common
Nausea Minor Less Common
Acne Minor Less Common
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine will last for a duration of 4 to 8 hours and gets excreted from the body through urine and faeces.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1.5 to 2 hours after oral dose.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dezacor 6 MG Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Zydus Cadila
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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd
Neon Laboratories Ltd
Missed Dose instructions
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Overdose instructions
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
India
United States
Japan
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Diabetes Moderate
Dezacor 6 MG Tablet may alter the blood glucose levels and decrease the effects of anti-diabetic medicines. Frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. Inform the doctor if you are taking this medicine and suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine is recommended based on the clinical condition.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Carbamazepine Moderate
The desired effect of Dezacor 6 MG Tablet will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Ketoconazole Moderate
The concentration of Dezacor 6 MG Tablet will increase if taken with Ketoconazole. Monitoring of undesired effects is necessary. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Antidiabetic medicines Moderate
The desired effect of anti-diabetic agents will not be achieved if taken with Dezacor 6 MG Tablet. Frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
Rifampin Moderate
The desired effect of Dezacor 6 MG Tablet will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
What are you using Dezacor 6 MG Tablet for?
Other
Asthma
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Nausea
How much was the improvement?
Average
Poor
Excellent
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within a day
More than 2 days
Within 2 days
Within 2 hours
Within 6 hours
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
Twice a day
Thrice a day
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
With or without food
Empty stomach
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Other
Depressed mood
Weight gain
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Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

From last 15 days I found my feet swollen. On contact, the doctor advised to reduce Bp which was 150/80. I am a diabetic and using metformin 500 2times day, voglistar o. 3three times a day TelmiSartan40 mg once daily For pain in feet they advised pregabalin75, Eslo 5 Dezacor6 Kindly let me know if My medication is correct.

Post Graduate Diploma in Echocardiography, Mbbs
General Physician, Ernakulam
From last 15 days I found my feet swollen.
On contact, the doctor advised to reduce Bp which was 150/80. I am a diabe...
Dear lybrater. Swelling can be due to low protein in blood heart problems kidney/ prostate problems thyroid problem medication like amlodepine. Eslo etc. Please tell me can you climb 2 floors without problems. Do you have any difficulty in passing urine. If no to both questions. Then stop eslo and increase telmisartan to 2 times a day. Please get back to me with details.
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Bachelor of physiotherapy, Masters in physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Zirakpur
Dear sir /mam My mother is very problem with every joint and muscular pain from 1 month I treat ment to ortho doctors...
Hello lybrate-user, Thank you for contacting me. RA factor positive means your mother is suffering from arthritis. Regular physiotherapy is advised. I hope this will help you.
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Hi Good afternoon, my name is Vinod, aged 28 yrs, I have a problem that I am suffering from itching on body and have small bubbles on my hands and get itching for 3 months, I used tablets as deflazacort 6 mg and Betasalic cream, when I used deflazacort 6 mg tablets the bubbles on my hand went out, again it comes, please suggest.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hi Good afternoon, my name is Vinod, aged 28 yrs, I have a problem that I am suffering from itching on body and have ...
Deflazacort is a steroid... It suppress the symptoms for time being.. But as soon as it's action goes it come back.. But major concern is bad effects of steroids... Better take Homoeopathic treatment for permanent solution... You can consult me through lybrate..
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MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am infected by fungal infection and doctor prescribed me following:-
Gris OD
Deflazacort
Ifen 500 But when I search...
I will suggest you to apply zole ointment at night after a thorough wash of the lesion and apply candid powder in morning and follow up after two weeks
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Diploma In Gastroenterology, Diploma In Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Baby has fever went to Dr. he prescribed med. Clarinova oral suspension, deflazacort oral sus. N asthakind I want to ...
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