Flacort 6 MG Tablet
This type of steroid treats several conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, and some allergies. It is a part of a class of drugs called corticosteroids (steroids). A few cancers are also treated with this drug. The drug restricts the release of some chemicals in the body that results in inflammation.
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. Inform your doctor about any of the below mentioned health issues before starting this drug:-
- If you have hypertension
- If you have had a 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 have taken any vaccinations recently
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medication 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 medication can be observed in 1.5 to 2 hours after oral dose.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medication is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medication is not recommended for breastfeeding women.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Flacort 6 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsThe 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 instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
This medication belongs to glucocorticoids. It works by acting on the glucocorticoid receptor and inhibits the chemical substances that cause inflammation and allergic reaction
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
DiabetesThis medication may alter 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 medication and suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine is recommended based on the clinical condition.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
CarbamazepineThe desired effect of this medication 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.
KetoconazoleThe concentration of this medication 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 medicinesThe desired effect of anti-diabetic agents will not be achieved if taken with this medication. Frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. An alternate medicine or suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.
RifampinThe desired effect of this medication 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.
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