Lupident

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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Betamethasone
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Lupident Information

    Lupident is a prescription drug, available for use as Gel, Mouthwash, Powder. Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Lupident has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Lupident. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Common side effects of Lupident include Skin Rash. Some other side effects of Lupident have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Lupident are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Lupident's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Safe while nursing. Further, the section on Lupident related warnings talks about Lupident's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Lupident is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB) as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Lupident contraindications section.

    Additionally, Lupident may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Lupident is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



    Lupident Benefits & Uses

    Lupident is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Lupident 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

    Age Group Dosage


    Lupident Side Effects

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

    Severe

    • Electrolyte imbalance
    • Bone degradation
    • Increased risk of infection
    • Skin Thinning
    • Bone Fracture
    • Bradycardia

    Moderate

    Mild

    • Dry Skin
    • Flushing
    • Blisters on skin
    • Acne

    Common

    Lupident Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Lupident safe for pregnant women?


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

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Lupident safe during breastfeeding?


      Lupident does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Lupident on the Kidneys?


      Lupident may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Lupident on the Liver?


      Lupident has very mild side effects on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Lupident on the Heart?


      Lupident has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Lupident with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Lupident Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Lupident

    • Is this Lupident habit forming or addictive?


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

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


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

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Lupident should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Lupident in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Lupident Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Lupident


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

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Lupident


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

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Lupident

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Lupident With Paracetamol?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lupident can be taken with paracetamol. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any unpleasant effects then consult your doctor.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Is Lupident good for gastritis?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lupident is used in the treatment of gastritis. It is presumed that Lupident works in gastritis by suppressing the immune response which causes inflammation and additionally relieving the symptoms of gastritis such as stomach pain, stomach inflammation, and acid reflux.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Does Lupident cause constipation?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lupident can cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing any unpleasant effects after taking this medicine, please consult your doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Why Lupident is given along with vitamin B 12?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    This is because a long-term use of Lupident can cause Vitamin B12 deficiency. Stomach acids help in the absorption of Vitamin B 12, and this drug suppresses stomach acid which is required for the absorption of vitamin B12. Hence patients taking Lupident for a long time have Vitamin B12 deficiency. To replenish Vitamin B12 in your body your doctor prescribes this vitamin along with this medicine.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How does Lupident work?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Lupident works by suppressing the body's normal immune response to inflammation which is responsible for symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. This results in decreased inflammation and provides relief from the symptoms associated with it.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


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    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Cortival (betamethasone valerate)

    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Diprosone® Ov (betamethasone dipropionate)



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