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Biocort 6 Mg

Drug brand named Biocort 6 mg is manufactured by Biochemix Healthcare Pvt Ltd and mainly contents the generic drug Deflazacort.
Package: 10 Tablet

Active Ingredients of Biocort 6 mg

Deflazacort 6 mg

Can we use Biocort 6 mg during pregnency

Pregnancy D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks

Can we use Biocort 6 mg during lactation

Lactation L4 There is positive evidence of risk to a breastfed infant or to breastmilk production but the benefits of use in breastfeeding mothers may be acceptable despite the risk to the infant eg if the drug is needed in a lifethreatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective

For what type of diseases Biocort 6 mg may be prescribed

Rheumatoid arthritis Juvenile chronic arthritis Asthma and other airway diseases Pemphigus Uveitis Nephrotic syndrome Immune suppression in transplantation

What are the known Side Effects of Biocort 6 mg

Nausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity

Precautions before taking Biocort 6 mg

Corticosteroids may increase or decrease the effect of blood thinners for example warfarin Coumadin Blood clotting should be monitored and the dose of blood thinner adjusted in order to achieve the desired level of blood thinning when patients receiving blood thinners are begun on corticosteroids including dexamethasone

Significance of Biocort 6 mg

Synthetic pharmaceutical drugs with corticosteroidlike effect are used in a variety of conditions ranging from brain tumors to skin diseases Dexamethasone and its derivatives are almost pure glucocorticoids while prednisone and its derivatives have some mineralocorticoid action in addition to the glucocorticoid effect Fludrocortisone Florinef is a synthetic mineralocorticoid Hydrocortisone cortisol is available for replacement therapy eg in adrenal insufficiency and congenital adrenal hyperplasiaSynthetic glucocorticoids are used in the treatment of joint pain or inflammation arthritis temporal arteritis dermatitis allergic reactions asthma hepatitis systemic lupus erythematosus inflammatory bowel disease ulcerative colitis and Crohns disease sarcoidosis and for glucocorticoid replacement in Addisons disease or other forms of adrenal insufficiency Topical formulations are also available for the skin eyes uveitis lungs asthma nose rhinitis and bowels Corticosteroids are also used supportively to prevent nausea often in combination with 5HT3 antagonists eg ondansetron

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