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Defwave Tablet

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Defwave Tablet

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Prescription Required

Deflazacort साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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  1. Defwave Benefits & Uses
  2. Defwave Dosage & How to Take
  3. Defwave Side Effects
  4. Defwave Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Defwave with Other Drugs
  6. Defwave Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Defwave
  8. Defwave Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Defwave Benefits & Uses

Defwave is used to treat the following -

  1. Anaphylactic Shock
  2. Allergy Primary
  3. Asthma Primary
  4. Cancer
  5. Rheumatic Disorder Primary
  6. Skin Disorders and Diseases
  7. Eye Disorders
  8. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Primary

Defwave Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

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Ingredients of Defwave


Defwave Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Defwave is used -

  1. Electrolyte imbalance
  2. Redistribution/accumulation of body fat
  3. Bone degradation
  4. Increased risk of infection
  5. Muscle disorders
  6. Increased blood pressure
  7. Altered bone growth
  8. Unusual behavior
  9. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  10. Cataract Moderate
  11. Skin scar
  12. Vertigo
  13. Weight gain
  14. Depressed mood
  15. Headache Mild
  16. Acne
  17. Nausea or vomiting
  18. Bone Fracture
  19. Erythema

Defwave Related Warnings

Is the use of Defwave safe for pregnant women?

Defwave should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.


Is the use of Defwave safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Defwave. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.


What is the effect of Defwave on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Defwave. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.


What is the effect of Defwave on the Liver?

Defwave can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


What is the effect of Defwave on the Heart?

Defwave may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


Severe Interaction of Defwave with Other Drugs

Defwave should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Defwave Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Defwave unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Diabetes
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Peptic Ulcer
  6. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

Frequently asked Questions about Defwave

Is this Defwave habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Defwave is addictive.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Defwave does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Defwave only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Defwave for mental disorders.


Defwave Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Defwave

There is no information on the effects of taking Defwave with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.


Interaction between Alcohol and Defwave

Information about the interaction of Defwave and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.


Defwave FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Is Defwave more effective than prednisolone in diabetic patients?

Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

Yes, Defwave have been reported to be more effective than prednisolone in people with diabetes.

Question almost 2 years ago

How to take Defwave?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

Defwave comes as a tablet and a suspension (liquid) and it should be taken by mouth once daily or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with improper liver or kidney function, hypertension and diabetes. Do no take deflazacort with grapefruit juice (chakotra). Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels of this medicine which can lead to very unpleasant side effects.

Question about 2 years ago

How does Defwave work?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Defwave works by suppressing body's normal immune response to inflammation (swelling). This results in reduced inflammation (swelling) and provides relief from the symptoms associated with the Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Question almost 2 years ago

How long can I safely take Defwave?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Take Defwave as long as this drug has been prescribed. 

Question about 2 years ago

What is Defwave?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Defwave is a brand name of deflazacort. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs called steroids (corticosteroid). It is used for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy which is a progressive disease in which the muscles do not function properly in adults and in children 5 years of age and older.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 289
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Emflaza™ (deflazacort)
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