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Drug information on DFL 30 Tab. (Deflazacort) from Sandhya Healthcare Remedies Impel Pvt. Ltd.

DFL 30 Tab.

  Tablet
Sandhya Healthcare Remedies Impel Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Deflazacort
 232.00
30 mg
1*10
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Side effects of DFL 30 Tab.

   Metabolic : Increased blood sugar, increased appetite and weight gain.

   Gastrointestinal : Indigestion, abdominal bloating, nausea, ulceration in the stomach or intestine, inflammation of the pancreas and throat ulcer.

   Musculoskeletal : Muscle weakness and thinning of bones.

   Skin : Pimples, bruising, stretch marks, increased sweating, change in pigmentation and increased hair growth.

   Central Nervous System : Mood changes including irritability, depression and suicidal thoughts, psychotic reactions, anxiety, confusion, memory loss and sleep disturbances.

   Genitourinary : Irregular periods.

   Heart : High blood pressure.

   Miscellaneous : Blood clot events and hiccups.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- Initial: Up to 120 mg/day. Maintenance: 3-18 mg/day.
Child: Tablet: 0.25-1.5 mg/kg/day given on alternate days. Suspension: 5ml - 60ml per day.

How to use DFL 30 Tab.?

It comes as a tablet, suspension and syrup to take by mouth, with food.

When is DFL 30 Tab. not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients who are receiving immunosuppressive vaccines, who have infections and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for DFL 30 Tab.

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of adrenal suppression, infections (ex- chickenpox , shingles , measles ) children, elderly, tuberculosis, muscle pain, recent heart attack, high blood pressure, heart failure, liver failure, kidney impairment, sugar, increased eye pressure, osteoporosis, corneal damage, epilepsy, peptic ulcer, under active thyroid, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication and abrupt withdrawal.

• Avoid contact with people with infections that can be spread to others.

• Patients may develop with increased risk of confusion, irritability, nightmares, difficulty sleeping, mood changes and depression, and suffer from delusions and suicidal thoughts if it is taken excess; if it is so consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for DFL 30 Tab.

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for DFL 30 Tab.

Store it at room temperature (25°C).



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