FAQs ABOUT CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET
Is CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET a steroid?
Yes. CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET is a potent steroid which inhibits certain chemical pathways in the body, which reduces the formation of substances (arachidonic acid) that cause pain. It also enhances anti-inflammatory genes like interleukin. Therefore, it helps in reducing pain and inflammation.
What if I forget to take a dose of CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET?
If you forget a dose of CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose at the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose, as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Is it safe to use CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women as it may slow down the baby’s growth or may temporarily affect the baby’s body and heart movements. you become pregnant while taking CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET, inform your doctor and do not stop taking the medicine unless told to do so. CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET.
When CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET is not recommended?
CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you have an infection and are not taking antibiotics for it. Please consult with your doctor before taking CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET.
Can I stop taking CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET on my own?
It is very important to keep taking CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET till the time your doctor has prescribed it to you. Do not stop taking it on your own, even if your symptoms resolve and you feel better. If you stop taking CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET suddenly, you may experience fever, joint and muscle pain, itching, mood changes, dizziness, loss of weight, fainting, or headache. Consult with your doctor if you wish to discontinue taking CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET.
What precautions should I take while taking CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET?
While getting treated with CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET, keep away from patients having chicken pox or shingles and even tell your doctor beforehand if you yourself had them. Contact your doctor if you feel you got in touch with someone having these as taking CORTIL 0.5MG TABLET may worsen the condition.