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Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S

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About

About

Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S is prescribed to treat a wide variety of ailments such as autoimmune disorders (such as, Hyperthyroidism), arthritis, cancers as well as rejection after an organ transplant, respiratory distress symptoms and many more. Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S comes from the steroid family and is commonly used to bring down excessive swelling in the human body.

Patients are started off on the lowest effective dose (the smallest possible dose that yields benefits to the patient) which is different for everyone. Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S dosage is entirely dependent upon the patient; the ailment being addressed and any comorbidities the patient might be facing. Dosage is not to be increased or decreased without the consent of a physician and Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S is to be taken for the recommended time period only; nor is Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S to be ingested for longer than prescribed and is never to be had without the care and supervision of a physician.

Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S is advised to be ingested once daily, preferably during the morning hours (after breakfast). Patients are advised to put an alarm on their phones of clocks to serve as a reminder to ingest Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S at the same time each day. For patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning a family, Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S is prescribed only when absolutely necessary.

Indications

Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S can be used to treat:

  • Multiple sclerosis 
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma 
  • Allergic reactions 
  • In certain cases of organ transplantation (before surgery)
  • Inflammatory diseases 
  • Autoimmune disorders 

How Does Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S Work

Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S works by inhibiting the production of chemical mediators involved in inflammation and immune reaction. It binds to and inhibits phospholipase A2, blocking the formation of arachidonic acid subsequently reducing the biosynthesis of COX and LOX, the two most important enzymes involved in inflammation by forming prostaglandins, thromboxane’s. 

How To Use Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S

Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S is to be ingested once daily, preferably after breakfast. It is advised to have Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S with plenty of water to ease the passage of the tablet into the throat. Patients are advised to put an alarm on their phones of clocks to serve as a reminder to ingest Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S at the same time each day.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A tablet a day is the most prescribed dosage for patients aged 18 years and above

Child Dosage

For patients aged 18 years and below, the syrup format of this drug is most prescribed. For ages 2-5 years;20 mg of Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S is prescribed depending upon the patient’s weight, comorbidities and any adverse effects that might bother the patient. For patients ranging from ages 5 years and above, depending upon their weight;30-40mg of Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S may be prescribed.

Elderly Dosage 

The dosage for patients aged 65 years and older is mostly the same as the adult dosage with some alterations for patients with underlying medical conditions especially renal (kidney) and hepatic (liver) diseases.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician. Despite being found in breast milk, Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S may be prescribed to breastfeeding mothers when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S:

  • Allergic reaction to Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S or any other drug or ingredient
  • Glaucoma 
  • Cataract
  • Cushing's syndrome 
  • Addison’s disease
  • Threadworm infections
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Moderate to severe heart disease/impairment 
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease/impairment
  • Moderate to severe liver disease/impairment 
  • Depression 
  • Suicidal thoughts 
  • Malaria 
  • Tuberculosis 
  • Disturbances in thyroid gland 
  • Disturbances in thyroid levels 

Precautions 

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S:

  • Controlled diabetes 
  • Recent history of bone fractures 
  • High blood pressure 
  • Mild to moderate heart disease/impairment 
  • Mild to moderate liver disease/impairment 
  • Mild to moderate kidney disease/impairment 
  • History of suicide attempts 
  • History of mental illnesses 
  • Pregnancy 
  • Breastfeeding 
  • Elderly patients

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S:

  • Aminoglutethimide 
  • Amphotericin
  • Warfarin 
  • NSAIDS (such as Ibuprofen, Aspirin etc.)
  • Carbamazepine 
  • Celecoxib 
  • Cholestyramine 
  • Cyclosporine 
  • Digoxin 
  • Diuretics 
  • Erythromycin 
  • Certain oral contraceptives 
  • Isoniazid 
  • Ketoconazole 
  • Insulin 
  • Phenobarbital 
  • Phenytoin 
  • Rifampin 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines, Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S has certain side effects which include:

  • Nausea 
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dizziness 
  • Heartburn 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Swelling in the hands and feet 
  • Weight gain 
  • Changes in women’s menstrual cycle
  • Higher chances of bone fractures 
  • Changes in mood and behavior 

How To Cope with Some of The Adverse Effects

  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you're sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.
  • Heartburn - can be dealt with by chewing on mint flavored gum that’ll help neutralize the acid in the body. Standing up straighter, adding ginger to the daily diet, elevating the patient’s upper body, and having licorice supplements has shown to provide relief.
  • Muscular Aches and Pains- A hot or cold compress can be placed at the area of discomfort to bring relief; an over-the-counter pain reliever such as paracetamol or ibuprofen can be ingested to bring ease as well. Avoid high intensity exercise while suffering from muscular pain.

FAQs

# 1. How To Store Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S?

Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place above 25°C, away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to change the chemical nature of certain drugs.

# 2. What IF I Take Too Much Of Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital right away. The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person. An overdose results in slowing down of heart rate and difficulty breathing accompanied by dizziness and fainting spells.

# 3. What If I Miss a Dose Of Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule

#4. Will Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S Affect My Sexual Activity?

No, there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#5. Can I Take Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S During My Pregnancy?

Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S is prescribed to pregnant and breastfeeding women, ONLY if and when absolutely necessary and under the care and supervision of a physician.

#6. Will Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S Affect My Fertility??

No, there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility however, some females might experience an irregular menstrual cycle which returns to normal once the treatment ends

#7. What Lab Tests Will Be Prescribed While Undergoing Treatment With Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S?

The adrenocortical function or hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal activity should be assessed in cases of long-term intake of Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S. Your doctor may ask you for urinary-free cortisol and ACTH levels. Regular monitoring of blood sugar and blood pressure should also be maintained due to known side effects.

#8. Is It Safe to Have Painkillers While Taking Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S?

Yes, Over-the-counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S under the supervision of a doctor. Concurrent use of ibuprofen or naproxen and similar analgesics should be avoided.

#9. Is It Safe to Have Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S Along with Oral Contraceptives?

Not all oral contraceptives are safe to be taken while undergoing treatment with Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S as certain oral contraceptives (birth control pills) may negatively interact with Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S. Consult your doctor.

#10. Can Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S Cause Dizziness? If So, How Should I Manage It?

No, in general Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S does not cause dizziness but may disturb visual activity. If this happens, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. However, please note this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during your treatment, as it may worsen the.

#11. Does Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S Cause Addiction?

No, this drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

#12. How Long Will I Have to Continue Taking the Medication?

It may be a long-term treatment or single shot/multiple weekly therapies depending on your condition and response and you might have to continue taking the medication even for the rest of your life.

# 13. Can I Consume Alcohol WITH Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S?

Alcohol is known to make an individual dizzy, thus if taken with the medication may lead to extreme dizziness. It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during your treatment.

#14. Is Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S Safe to Give to Elderly Patients?

Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S causes immune suppression and muscle atrophy besides other side effects.  Extreme caution is advised when treating elderly patients

#15. Is It Safe to Have Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S Before Undergoing Any Surgical Procedure?

The patient must always inform the doctor regarding the intake of Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S before any kind of invasive treatment like surgery, dental procedure, etc. doctor will guide you better accordingly

#16. Can I Drive After Taking THIS Medication?

No, in general Deltacortril 5mg Tablet 1 'S does not cause dizziness but may disturb visual activity. If this happens, avoid driving till it subsides.

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