Gladcort 6 Tablet

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Gladcort 6 Tablet

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Deflazacort साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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

Gladcort Benefits & Uses

Gladcort 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

Gladcort Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Gladcort

Deflazacort

Gladcort Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Gladcort 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

Gladcort Related Warnings

Is the use of Gladcort safe for pregnant women?

Gladcort shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Gladcort safe during breastfeeding?

Gladcort may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Gladcort on the Kidneys?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Gladcort on the Liver?

Gladcort 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 Gladcort on the Heart?

Gladcort 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.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Gladcort with Other Drugs

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

Gladcort Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gladcort 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 Gladcort

Is this Gladcort habit forming or addictive?

Gladcort is not addictive in nature.

No

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

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

Safe

Is it safe?

Gladcort 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?

No, Gladcort is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Gladcort Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Gladcort

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

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Gladcort

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Gladcort.

Unknown

Gladcort FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Is Gladcort more effective than prednisolone in diabetic patients?

Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

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

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Gladcort without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS , General Physician

No, Gladcort is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it suppresses the immune system that causes low immunity. Low immunity can further lead to multiple infections of bacterial and viral origins.

Question about 2 years ago

How does Gladcort work?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Gladcort 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

Can I discontinue Gladcort on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

No, Gladcort should not be discontinued without doctors advice. Sudden discontinuation can lead to withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Gladcort cause weight gain?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Gladcort may cause weight gain in some cases. This may be caused due to increased appetite and fluid retention in patients taking this medicine. You are recommended to adopt a healthy lifestyle which includes a balanced diet along with 30 mins of physical workout. However, if you are experiencing unusual weight gain after taking this medicine do inform your doctor right away.

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

References

  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)