General Information

Contains-  Deflazacort (6mg)

Manufacturer/ Marketer –  Genecia Healthcare

Storage –  Store below 30°C

Description

Defxsol 6mg Tablet

Defxsol 6mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used for the treatment of various diseases and conditions such as inflammatory conditions, autoimmune conditions, and cancer.

Product introduction

Defxsol 6mg Tablet works by inhibiting the release of substances that cause swelling or by changing how the immune system works. It can be taken on an empty stomach or after food. Taking the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness. It is important to keep taking the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

Use of this medicine may cause some common side effects such as increased appetite, weight gain, frequent urge to urinate, Cushing syndrome, cough, upper respiratory tract infection, abnormal hair growth, obesity, and nasopharyngitis. If any of these side effects bother you, let your doctor know.

Defxsol 6mg Tablet can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat. Before taking the medicine, you should let your doctor know of all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before taking the medicine.

Uses of Defxsol Tablet

Benefits of Defxsol Tablet

Treatment of Inflammatory conditions
Defxsol 6mg Tablet gives relief in inflammatory conditions that affect muscles and joints such as arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. It also helps manage other inflammatory conditions such as asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, uveitis, ulcerative colitis, and allergies. It works by blocking certain chemicals that cause pain and swelling.

Treatment of Autoimmune conditions
Defxsol 6mg Tablet gives relief in autoimmune conditions like psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, eczema, atopic dermatitis, etc. It works by lowering your immune system’s response to these conditions thereby reducing symptoms such as swelling, pain, itching, and other allergic-type reactions.

Treatment of Cancer
Defxsol 6mg Tablet helps in the treatment of a variety of cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. It works by suppressing the immune system thereby reducing inflammation around the site of cancer. It is used specifically to decrease swelling (edema), associated with tumors of the spine and brain. Moreover, it helps to treat or prevent allergic reactions in cancer patients.

Side effects of Defxsol 6 Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Defsol

  • Increased appetite
  • Weight gain
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Cough
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Abnormal hair growth
  • Obesity
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)

How to use Defxsol 6 Tablet

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. Defxsol 6mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Defxsol 6mg Tablet with salad and vegetable diet.

How Defxsol Tablet works

Defxsol 6mg Tablet is a corticosteroid. It increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity to stop self damage to the body by the immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring in organ transplants or cancer).

Quick tips

  • Defxsol 6mg Tablet helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Defxsol 6mg Tablet can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Defxsol 6mg Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Defxsol 6mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Safety advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Defxsol 6mg Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

Defxsol 6mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

Defxsol 6mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

SAFE

Defxsol 6mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED

Defxsol 6mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Defxsol 6mg Tablet is recommended.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED

Defxsol 6mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Defxsol 6mg Tablet is recommended.