FAQs ABOUT DEFCORT 24MG TABLET
What is DEFCORT 24MG TABLET used for?
DEFCORT 24MG 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 DEFCORT 24MG 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 DEFCORT 24MG TABLET. Always consult your doctor for advice before taking DEFCORT 24MG TABLET.
What are the side effects of DEFCORT 24MG TABLET?
DEFCORT 24MG 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 DEFCORT 24MG TABLET suddenly?
No, you should not stop taking DEFCORT 24MG 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 DEFCORT 24MG TABLET, the dose will be gradually reduced.
Can I take vaccine while taking DEFCORT 24MG TABLET?
If you are going to have any injections or vaccinations, tell the doctor that you are taking DEFCORT 24MG TABLET. This includes those needed for a foreign holiday. Some vaccines should not be given to patients taking this medicine. This is because DEFCORT 24MG TABLET can affect the way some vaccines work.