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Hydrocortisone- Novacort 100 Mg May 14, 2013

Drug brand named Novacort 100 mg is manufactured by Radicura Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd and mainly contents the generic drug Hydrocortisone.
Package: 1 Vial

Active Ingredients of Novacort 100 mg

Hydrocortisone 100 mg

Can we use Novacort 100 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 Novacort 100 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 Novacort 100 mg may be prescribed?

Replacement therapy Adrenal insufficiency Adrenogenital syndrome Nonendocrine diseases Rheumatoid arthirits Osteoarthritis Acute gouty arthirits Collagen diseases eg systemic lupus erythematosus polyarteritis nodosa dermatomyositis nephritic syndrome glomerulonephritis and related diseases Severe allergic reactions eg anaphylaxis angioneurotic edema urticaria and serum sickness and related diseases Autoimmune diseases eg haemolytic anaemia idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura active chronic hepatitis and related diseases Other lung diseases eg pulmonary edema accelerate lung maturation and surfactant production in the foetus and prevent respiratory distress syndrome at birth Infective diseases eg severe forms of tuberculosis severe lepra reaction certain forms of bacterial meningitis and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia with hypoxia in AIDS patients along with proper antibiotic cover Eye diseases eg inflammatory ocular diseases allergic conjunctivitis iritis iridocyclitis keratitis retinitis optic neuritis uveitis Skin diseases eg eczematous skin diseases Pemphigus vulgaris exfoliative dermatitis Stevens Johnson syndrome Intestinal diseases eg ulcerative colitis Crohns disease coeliac disease are chronic inflammatory intestinal diseases Cerebral edema Malignancies eg Acute lymphatic leukaemia Hodgkins and other lymphomas Hormone responsive breast carcinoma Organ transplantation and skin allograft Septic shock Thyroid storm

What are the known Side Effects of Novacort 100 mg?

Nausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity

Precautions before taking Novacort 100 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 Novacort 100 mg

This medication is a topical corticosteroid prescribed for certain types of skin disorders This medication decreases the action of chemicals that causes inflammation redness and swelling