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Flacort 6 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Solvate Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Deflazacort
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: October 21, 2019

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

The medication is utilised to fix the accompanying ailments

Here are some conceivable symptoms of this prescription

  • 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 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.

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

    Diabetes

    This 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

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Carbamazepine

    The 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.

    Ketoconazole

    The 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 medicines

    The 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.

    Rifampin

    The 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.

Ques: What is Flacort 6 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication is a part of a class of drugs called corticosteroids (steroids). It works by acting on the glucocorticoid receptor and inhibits the chemical substances that cause inflammation and allergic reaction.

Ques: How long do I need to use Flacort 6 MG Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor. Also taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can cause an inadequate effect on the patient's condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Flacort 6 MG Tablet?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person. It is advised to follow the proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Flacort 6 MG Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Flacort 6 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children.
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