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Locort

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Locort

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Hydrocortisone साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Locort Information

Locort Benefits & Uses

Locort is used to treat the following -

Locort 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 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 सामान्य
  23. Facial swelling
  24. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  25. Nausea or vomiting
  26. Abdominal Pain सामान्य
  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. If there is any side effect of Locort during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.

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?

[Organ] can be affected by Locort. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Locort on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on [Organ] after taking Locort. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Locort on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on [Organ] after taking Locort. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

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 BP (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?

No, Locort is not habit forming.

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

Locort will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

" Yes, Locort it is safe but take it after seeking your 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.

नहीं

Locort Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Locort

information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Locort, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Locort

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Locort and alcohol. No research has been done on this.

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

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 362-366
  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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