Kivicort 1 MG Tablet
Kivicort 1 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 Kivicort 1 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 Kivicort 1 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 Kivicort 1 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.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
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