Cortimax XL Suspension 60ml

Hormonal Therapy Rx required
Mfr: Zuventus Healthcare Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.119.55


  • CORTIMAX XL contains Deflazacort which belongs to a group of medicine called corticosteroids
  • It works by stopping autoimmune reactions. These reactions happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage 
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What CORTIMAX XL is used for?

It is used to,

  • treat inflammation including asthma, arthritis and allergies
  • treat problems with your skin, kidney, heart, digestive system, eyes or blood
  • treat problems where your body has growths (tumors)
  • suppress the immune system in transplant operations

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to CORTIMAX XL or any of the other ingredients in the medicine
  • have mental health problems
  • have epilepsy (fits)
  • have high blood pressure
  • have kidney, liver or heart problems
  • have brittle or weak bones called osteoporosis
  • have an eye disease that causes detachment of your retina and bulging eyes
  • have an underactive thyroid gland
  • have problems with your digestive system, including your food pipe (oesophagitis), gut (ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis) or stomach (peptic ulcer)
  • have ever had a bad reaction such as muscle weakness to any steroid
  • have or ever had an infection caused by a virus or fungus
  • have or ever had ‘tuberculosis’ (TB)
  • have any problems with your blood vessels such as a blood clot
  • have a pheochromocytoma 
  • have depression or manic-depression (bipolar disorder)
  • had psychoses
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to have baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine


  • CORTIMAX XL may make you feel dizzy, feel like everything around you are spinning, or feel disorientated (vertigo). If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Talk to your doctor, if you are taking:

  • aspirin, for painkillers
  • amino glutethimide, used for some types of cancer
  • ketoconazole, used to treat infections
  • spironolactone, triamterene or amiloride
  • warfarin, for thinning your blood
  • medicines for diabetes
  • phenobarbitone, primidone, phenytoin, carbamazepine, acetazolamide, for epilepsy
  • medicines which contain estrogens including oral contraceptives
  • rifampicin or rifabutin, for tuberculosis (TB)
  • medicines for high blood pressure
  • for indigestion and heartburn (antacids)
  • ciprofloxacin such as antibiotics
  • salbutamol and theophylline, for asthma
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Take this medicine by mouth only
  • It is important to shake the bottle for at least 10 seconds before use
  • Always use the spoon supplied with the pack. Do not overfill the spoon
  • Swallow the undiluted solution
  • Do not mix the solution with any other liquid

If you take more CORTIMAX XL

  • If you take more CORTIMAX XL or if someone else has taken your medicine, talk to your doctor immediately and you may need Medical attention

If you forget to take CORTIMAX XL

  • If you forget to take a dose take it as soon as you remember unless it is time for your next dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking CORTIMAX XL

  • Do not stop taking this medicine without your doctor’s advice
Very Rare

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.



  • stomach or bowel problems such as feeling full or bloated, indigestion, heartburn or stomach pain
  • increase in appetite and weight gain including around your face
  • lose weight or feel weak
  • hair, including body or facial hair, grows more than normal
  • increased thirst and needing to pass water more often than usual
  • raised blood pressure and increased water retention
  • tiredness, confusion, muscle weakness or muscle cramps. this may be due to low levels of potassium in your body
  • mood changes, difficulty in sleeping
  • skin problems such as acne, appearance of stretch marks
  • feeling depressed, including thinking about suicide
  • swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing, itchy, lumpy rash (hives) or nettle rash (urticaria)
  • you pass black tarry stools or notice fresh or clotted blood in your stools (faeces)
  • bleeding under the skin, redness
  • general muscle weakness or tiredness
  • bones and tendons may break or tear more easily than usual. also, tendons may get inflamed and become painful
  • irregular periods in women or they may stop altogether
  • psychological dependence on deflazacort 
  • if you have schizophrenia your symptoms may get worse
  • fungal infection such as thrush
  • eye problems, blurred vision
  • increase in the risk of clots forming in your blood
  • blood problems such as leukocytosis
  • wounds and cuts do not heal as quickly as usual
  • noticeable blood vessels, thinning of the skin
  • sudden or severe muscle weakness or tiredness following an operation


Additional Information


  • Protect from excess heat and light
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.



Cortimax XL Suspension 60ml

Cortimax XL Suspension 60ml Mfr: Zuventus Healthcare Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.119.55
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