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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Flacort.
Flacort may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Flacort is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Flacort does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Flacort is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Flacort is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney... View More
Flacort should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flacort may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited... View More
Flacort belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used for treatment of various diseases and conditions such as allergic conditions, asthma... View More
Uses of Flacort
- Severe allergic reactions
- Allergic conditions
- Rheumatic disorder
- Skin disorders
- Eye disorders
Side effects of Flacort
- Increased appetite
- Frequent urge to urinate
- Facial swelling
- Abnormal hair growth
- Cushing syndrome
How to use Flacort
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Flacort may be taken with ... View More
How Flacort works
- Flacort helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inf... View More
- Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Flacort can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
- Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Flacort. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
- Do not stop taking Flacort suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.
Allergic and inflammatory disorders
Oral Allergic and inflammatory disorders Adult: Initially, up to 120 mg daily. Maintenance: 3-18 mg/day. Hepatic impairment: Dose reductions may be... View More
Oral Allergic and inflammatory disorders Child: 0.25-1.5 mg/kg/day given on alternate days.
Systemic infection; live virus vaccines in those receiving immunosuppressive doses.
Mode of Action
Deflazacort, derived from prednisolone, is a corticosteroid with mainly glucocorticoid activity. An anti-inflammatory dose of 6 mg deflazacort is equiv ... View More
Adrenal suppression and infection, child, adolescents, elderly, history of TB and steroid myopathy, hypertension, recent MI, CHF, liver failure, renal i... View More
GI disturbances, musculoskeletal, endocrine, neuropsychiatric, ophthalmic, fluid and electrolyte disturbances; susceptible to infection, impaired healin... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Corticosteroids should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus Infants born to mo... View More
Antacids, ACE inhibitors, acetazolamide, adrenergic neuron blockers, antidiabetics, aspirin, barbiturate, ?-blockers, calcium-channel blockers, carbamaz... View More
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