COR-D DEFLAZACORT 6MG
Mode of Actions:
- Deflazacort is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders.
- Deflazacort is a glucocorticoid. Its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects are used in treating a variety of diseases and are comparable to other anti-inflammatory steroids.
- Clinical studies have indicated that the average potency ratio of deflazacort to prednisolone is 0.69-0.89.
- Deflazacort (Emflaza ) is indicated for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in patients 5 years of age and older.
- Deflazacort is a corticosteroid drug.
- It increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity to stops self damage to body by immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring in organ transplants or cancer).
Importance / Before taking medicine:
- Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.
You should not use deflazacort if you are allergic to it:
- To make sure deflazacort is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have: any type of bacterial, fungal, or viral infection;
- high blood pressure, heart disease, or a history of stroke or blood clot;
- fluid retention; diabetes; cataracts, glaucoma, or herpes infection of the eyes;
- a nerve-muscle disorder, such as myasthenia gravis;
- liver disease (especially hepatitis B or C); a stomach or intestinal disorder; a colostomy or ileostomy;
- low bone mineral density; or a problem with your thyroid, pituitary gland, or adrenal gland.
Common side effects of deflazacort are Increased risk of infection, Weight gain, Facial swelling, Cushingoid syndrome, Increased appetite, Cough, Frequent urge to urinate, Abnormal hair growth.