ZOLOCORTIL 6mg Oral Suspension 30ml

Hormonal Therapy Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

ZOLOCORTIL 6MG contains Deflazacort which belongs to class of medicines called corticosteroids. It is a glucocorticoid which is used as an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant. Glucocorticoids works by inhibiting the inflammatory signaling pathways and inflammatory gene expression that cause inflammation and also suppress immunity or reduce the strength of the body's immune system. It is used to treat inflammation including the asthma, arthritis and allergies. It is also used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in patients 2 years of age and older. Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severe type of muscular dystrophy that primarily affects boys.

Always take ZOLOCORTIL 6MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Shake well before use. Do not take this medicine, if you have or ever had mental problems such as depression or psychoses. This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant, or if you are trying to become pregnant. Consult your doctor for advice. Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness. The most common side effects include dyspepsia and peptic ulcer, weight increased, increased appetite, upper respiratory tract infection, cough, nausea and headache.

USES OF ZOLOCORTIL 6MG

  • Treat inflammation including asthma, arthritis and allergies
  • Treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in patients 2 years of age and older

HOW ZOLOCORTIL 6MG WORKS

Deflazacort works by inhibiting the inflammatory signaling pathways and inflammatory gene expression that cause inflammation and also suppress immunity or reduce the strength of the body's immune system.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take ZOLOCORTIL 6MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Shake well before use.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ZOLOCORTIL 6MG

SERIOUS

  • mental health problem
  • feeling depressed, including thinking about suicide
  • black tarry stools or clotted blood in your stools (faeces)

COMMON

  • dyspepsia and peptic ulcer
  • weight increased
  • increased appetite
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • cough
  • nausea
  • headache

RARE

  • bleeding under the skin, redness
  • general muscle weakness or tiredness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Keep try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ZOLOCORTIL 6MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

ZOLOCORTIL 6MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine.

KIDNEY

ZOLOCORTIL 6MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

ZOLOCORTIL 6MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic to the medicine.

HEART DISEASE

If you have any heart related problems, consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

OTHERS

Do not take ZOLOCORTIL 6MG if you have or ever had mental problems such as depression or psychoses.

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking:

  • medicines used to treat the skin and fungal infections (rifampicin, rifabutin, carbamazepine, phenobarbitone, phenytoin, primidone)
  • medicines used to treat the bacterial infections (telithromycin, rifampicin and ciprofloxacin)
  • ketoconazole it may possible to reduce the maintenance dose of deflazacort

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Deflazacort      
Pharmacological Category :   Steroid medicine called glucocorticoid
Therapeutic Indication :   Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Oral suspension

MORE INFORMATION

Store at room temperature 15-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT ZOLOCORTIL 6MG

Can ZOLOCORTIL 6MG be used in pregnant women?

No. It is not recommended for use in the pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

Is ZOLOCORTIL 6MG a steroid?

ZOLOCORTIL 6MG is a steroid medicine called glucocorticoids. These corticosteroids occur naturally in body and help to maintain health and wellbeing.

What is ZOLOCORTIL 6MG used for?

It is used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD; a progressive disease in which the muscles do not function properly) in adults and children 2 years of age and older.

REFERENCES

1. Surajit Nayak and Basanti Acharjya; Deflazacort versus other glucocorticoids: a comparison; [Approved on 2010] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763756/

2. K.D.Tripathi, Essentials of medical pharmacology, Hormones and related drugs Chapter 20 - Corticosteroids, Page - 289

3. Sanofi S.p.A; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on 07/2019] [Accessed 10 Nov 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6287.pdf

4. Marathon Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Northbrook, IL 60062, U.S.A.; U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised on 02/2017] [Accessed 10 Nov 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2017/208684s000,208685s000lbl.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    40
    Ingredient
    DEFLAZACORT 6 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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