FAQs ABOUT DEFAC 6 TABLET
What is DEFAC 6 TABLET used for?
DEFAC 6 TABLET is used to treat inflammation including asthma, arthritis, allergies and problems in skin, heart, kidney, eyes, digestive system or blood. It is also used in certain type of cancer treatment and to suppress the immune system after transplant operations to prevent organ rejection.
Does DEFAC 6 TABLET increase blood sugar?
Yes, you might experience increased thirst and needing to pass water more often than usual which could be signs of diabetes. If you are already diabetic, your doctor may prescribe more of your diabetes medicine to balance the effects of DEFAC 6 TABLET. Always consult your doctor for advice before taking DEFAC 6 TABLET.
What are the side effects of DEFAC 6 TABLET?
DEFAC 6 TABLET can cause common side effects such as excessive facial hair, increased weight, puffy face appearance, skin redness, abdominal pain, constipation, irritability, abnormal behaviour, fever, back pain, bruise, nausea and nosebleeds. If any of these side effects get worsen, consult your doctor immediately.
Can I stop taking DEFAC 6 TABLET suddenly?
No, you should not stop taking DEFAC 6 TABLET without consulting your doctor because it may cause problems such as high temperature, runny nose, red eyes, aching muscles and joints, itchy skin, and weight loss along with vomiting, headache and drowsiness. This is more likely to happen in children. If you had to stop the treatment with DEFAC 6 TABLET, the dose will be gradually reduced.
Can I take vaccine while taking DEFAC 6 TABLET?
If you are going to have any injections or vaccinations, tell the doctor that you are taking DEFAC 6 TABLET. This includes those needed for a foreign holiday. Some vaccines should not be given to patients taking this medicine. This is because DEFAC 6 TABLET can affect the way some vaccines work.