Deflazacort 6 Mg
Deflazacort is a steroid that comes in the category of glucocorticoid. Glucocorticoid is a corticosteroid and is a steroid hormone produced in the adrenal cortex that controls sex, sugar balance, and salt balance in the blood. Corticosteroids are of two types, glucocorticoids and the second is mineralocorticoids. The drug is used to fight against inflammation and helps suppress the immune system. It is popularly used to manage Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy medical conditions like frequent falls, not being able to rise easily from sitting or lying posture, facing difficulty in jumping & running, inability to walk on toes, muscle pain & stiffness. So, Deflazacort is a very effective medicine to treat Muscular Dystrophy disease in which muscles do not function properly. Deflazacort may improve muscle strength and slow the progression of disability but it does not cure muscular dystrophy.
DEFORTIN-DZ – Deflazacort 6 mg is an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive drug that is used to treat various diseases. It rapidly & effectively suppresses disease activity. It improves pulmonary function & produces clinical improvement in the management of acute moderate asthma. It has limited Side Effects on mineral & carbohydrate metabolism, unlike Prednisone.
Deflazacort is administered to patients diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It is used for the treatment of anti-inflammatory diseases.
The dose of Deflazacort is administered after considering the weight. the patient starts losing or gaining weight after taking Deflazacort, in that case, the dose is adjusted keeping because of such medical conditions. Deflazacort is dosed in different strengths like 6 mg; 18 mg; 30 mg; 36 mg; 22.75 mg/mL
Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your treating doctor. It may create problems with the adrenal gland if overdosed. While you are being administered DEFORTIN-DZ – Deflazacort 6 mg, avoid any vaccines unless advised by your doctor. DEFORTIN-DZ – Deflazacort lowers the body’s resistance and the vaccine may not work rather you may get an infection instead of the prevention effect of the vaccine. Do not consume other medication while using DEFORTIN-DZ – Deflazacort unless advised by your treating doctor.