Efcorlin 100mg Injection 1ml

Dry Skin Rx required
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What is EFCORLIN 100MG?

  • EFCORLIN 100MG contains Hydrocortisone which belongs to a group of medicines known as corticosteroids
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What EFCORLIN 100MG is used for?

  • EFCORLIN 100MG is to treat swollen, painful joints and tendons in conditions such as, tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow
  • It can also be used to treat conditions such as severe asthma, allergic reactions, severe shock due to injury or infection or failure of the adrenal glands

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Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before use of this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to Hydrocortisone or any of the other ingredients
  • have a viral infection such as measles, chickenpox or shingles or any other infection
  • have severe depression or manic-depressive illness (bipolar disorder)
  • have TB (tuberculosis)
  • have diabetes
  • have epilepsy
  • have an eye disease caused by a rise of pressure within the eye (glaucoma)
  • have osteoporosis (thinning of the bones)
  • have stomach ulcers
  • have high blood pressure or heart failure
  • have any liver or kidney problems
  • Tell your doctor before being given this medicine if you are, or think you may be pregnant, or if you are breast-feeding

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  • EFCORLIN 100MG should not affect your ability to drive or use machines

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin or primidone, medicines for epilepsy
  • antibiotics such as rifampicin, rifabutin
  • oral contraceptives
  • medicines for diabetes such as insulin, glibenclamide or metformin
  • medicines to treat high blood pressure, such as diuretics (water tablets) like bendroflumethiazide and furosemide
  • warfarin or other medicines used to thin the blood
  • aspirin or similar medicines
  • acetazolamide (used to treat glaucoma)
  • carbenoxolone (used to treat stomach ulcers)
  • medicines used to treat myasthenia gravis
  • EFCORLIN 100MG will be given by a doctor or nurse. Your doctor will decide upon the most suitable dose for your condition
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Like all medicines, EFCORLIN 100MG can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

  • feeling depressed, including thinking about suicide
  • feeling high (mania) or having moods that go up and down
  • feeling anxious, having problems sleeping, having difficulty in thinking or being confused and losing your memory
  • feeling, seeing or hearing things which do not exist. having strange and frightening thoughts, changing how you act or having feelings of being alone
  • itching or skin rashes
  • swelling of the face, lips or throat
  • difficulty in breathing or wheeziness
  • feeling sick, flushing
  • indigestion, stomach ulcer (which can rupture and bleed)
  • thrush
  • inflammation of the pancreas causing abdominal pain (pancreatitis)
  • muscle weakness
  • thinning of bones which makes fractures more likely (osteoporosis)
  • damage to tendons
  • joint stiffness causing limited motion, pain and muscle spasms
  • fluid retention causing swelling
  • feeling dehydrated
  • high blood pressure
  • slow healing of wounds, thinning of the skin, bruising, marks which look like stretch marks and acne
  • small red, purple or blue spots found along the surface of the skin (caused by blood vessels under the skin)
  • low adrenal gland function
  • slowed growth in infants, children and teenagers
  • irregular or stopped menstrual periods
  • swollen, round face (Cushingoid faces)
  • excess hair growth
  • increased appetite and weight gain
  • intolerance to carbohydrates
  • mood changes, dependence
  • depression, difficulty sleeping
  • worsening of schizophrenia
  • worsening of epilepsy
  • raised pressure in the eyes (glaucoma), cataracts, thinning and inflammation

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Additional Information
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  • EFCORLIN 100MG ampoules will be stored at the healthcare Centre
  • They should be stored at room temperature not above 25°C and kept in the carton to protect them from light
  • Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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