|Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
|Cordef 6mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
|Cordef 6mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. \nLimited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
|Take with food to avoid an upset stomach. Dose is decreased or tapered over time. Most side effects occur with high doses and on long-term use. Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
|Common Side Effect
|Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Skin scar.
|How to Use
|Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cordef 6mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.Avoid Cordef 6mg Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.
|Cordef 6mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
|Cordef 6mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cordef 6mg Tablet is recommended.However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
|Cordef 6mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cordef 6mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Limited information is available on the use of Cordef 6mg Tablet in these patients.
|Mechanism of action
|Deflazacort is a corticosteroid drug. It increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity to stops self damage to body by immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring in organ transplants or cancer)..
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