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Drocort Cream

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Drocort Cream

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Hydrocortisone साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Drocort Information

Drocort Benefits & Uses

Drocort is used to treat the following -

Drocort 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.

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Ingredients of Drocort

Hydrocortisone

Drocort Side Effects

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

  1. इलेक्ट्रोलाइट असंतुलन
  2. शरीर में वसा का पुनर्वितरण/ संचय
  3. संक्रमण होने का बढ़ता खतरा
  4. हड्डी का पतन
  5. त्वचा पर निशान पड़ना
  6. असामान्य व्यवहार
  7. हड्डियों की वृद्धि में बदलाव
  8. रक्तचाप में वृद्धि
  9. मांसपेशियों के विकार
  10. ग्लूकोज के स्तर में वृद्धि
  11. मोतियाबिंद (और पढ़ें - मोतियाबिंद के घरेलू उपाय)
  12. स्किन थिन्निंग (त्वचा का पतला होना)
  13. कॉन्टैक्ट डर्मेटाइटिस
  14. वाहिकाशोफ
  15. हड्डी का फ्रैक्चर
  16. मंदनाड़ी
  17. एडिमा
  18. दिल का दौरा
  19. अतालता
  20. एरिथमा (चमड़ी पर लाल-लाल दाने)
  21. कुशिंग सिंड्रोम
  22. त्वचा पर चकत्ते सामान्य (और पढ़ें - त्वचा पर चकत्तों के घरेलू उपाय)
  23. चेहरे पर सूजन
  24. मांसपेशियों में ऐंठन (दर्दनाक)
  25. मतली या उलटी
  26. पेट दर्द सामान्य
  27. रक्तचाप कम होना
  28. तेज धड़कन (सीने का फड़फड़ाना)

Drocort Related Warnings

Is the use of Drocort safe for pregnant women?

Drocort may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Drocort again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Drocort safe during breastfeeding?

Information about safety of Drocort for women who are breastfeeding is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

Unknown

What is the effect of Drocort on the Kidneys?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Drocort on the Liver?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Drocort on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Drocort. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Drocort with Other Drugs

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

Drocort Contraindications

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

  1. Shock
  2. Infections
  3. Tuberculous Meningitis (TBM)
  4. Dehydration
  5. Potassium Deficiency
  6. Calcium Deficiency
  7. Gastritis
  8. Ulcerative Colitis
  9. Heart Disease
  10. Peptic Ulcer
  11. Scleroderma
  12. Depression
  13. Heart Failure
  14. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
  15. Osteoporosis
  16. Diabetes
  17. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  18. Diaper Rash
  19. Tuberculosis (TB)

Frequently asked Questions about Drocort

Is this Drocort habit forming or addictive?

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

No

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

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

Safe

Is it safe?

Drocort is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Drocort is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Drocort Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Drocort

Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Drocort together with food.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Drocort

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

Unknown

Details

सामग्री For 1 Tube(S) (15 Gm Cream Each)
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Dr. Md Saadullah
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References

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  5. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Pandel (hydrocortisone probutate)
  6. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cortenema® (hydrocortisone)