Locort Cream

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Locort Cream

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Hydrocortisone साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Locort Information

Locort, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Cream. It is typically used for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis. Other than this, Locort has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Locort depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Locort include Skin Rash, Facial swelling, Muscle cramps or spasms (painful). Some other side effects of Locort have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Locort go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Locort has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Locort's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Locort related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Locort contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Locort have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Locort is safe while driving, and is addiction.

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

Locort Benefits & Uses

Locort is used to treat the following -

  1. Ulcerative Colitis Primary
  2. Psoriasis
  3. Inflammatory Disease
  4. Piles
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  6. Dermatitis
  7. Eczema
  8. Osteoarthritis
  9. Gout
  10. Itchy Scalp
  11. Itchy Ear

Locort Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Locort

Hydrocortisone

Locort Side Effects

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

  1. Electrolyte imbalance
  2. Redistribution/accumulation of body fat
  3. Increased risk of infection
  4. Bone degradation
  5. Skin scar
  6. Unusual behavior
  7. Altered bone growth
  8. Increased blood pressure
  9. Muscle disorders
  10. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  11. Cataract
  12. Skin Thinning
  13. Contact Dermatitis
  14. Angioedema
  15. Bone Fracture
  16. Bradycardia
  17. Edema
  18. Heart Attack
  19. Arrhythimia
  20. Erythema
  21. Cushing syndrome
  22. Skin Rash Common
  23. Facial swelling
  24. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  25. Nausea or vomiting
  26. Abdominal Pain Common
  27. Decreased blood pressure
  28. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)

Locort Related Warnings

Is the use of Locort safe for pregnant women?

Locort may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Locort, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Locort safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Locort on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Locort will cause side effects or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Locort on the Kidneys?

Locort 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 Locort on the Liver?

Locort 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 Locort on the Heart?

Locort 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 Locort with Other Drugs

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

Locort Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Locort 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 Blood Pressure
  15. Osteoporosis
  16. Diabetes
  17. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  18. Diaper Rash
  19. Tuberculosis (TB)

Frequently asked Questions about Locort

Is this Locort habit forming or addictive?

Locort is not addictive in nature.

No

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

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Locort since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Locort only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Locort is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Locort Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Locort

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Locort and food will interact.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Locort

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Locort with alcohol will be.

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

References

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 288
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cortef® (hydrocortisone)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Solu-Cortef® (hydrocortisone sodium succinate)
  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)
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