Category: Deflazacort Oral Suspension
Description of product: YOUR CHILD’S MEDICINE AT A GLANCE
Samicort Oral Suspension belongs to a group of medicines known as corticosteroids. Its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties give it the ability to treat a wide range of conditions in children. It is also one of the primary medicines used for Duchene muscular dystrophy in infants and children.
Give Samicort Oral Suspension to your child orally, either before or after food. Giving it with food helps prevent the risk of developing a stomach upset. Always give the dose as prescribed by the doctor since that depends on the severity and type of infection, body weight, and age of your child. If your child gains or losses weight during treatment, make sure to let the doctor know. Never alter the dose by yourself as that may increase the risk of serious implications in your child. If your child vomits within 30 minutes of taking this medicine, help the child calm down and repeat the same dose, but skip it if it is already time for the next dose.
It is important to complete the full course of this medicine as stopping it abruptly may cause serious side effects. To stop this medicine, the doctor will gradually taper down the dose of this medicine to avoid withdrawal symptoms. Samicort Oral Suspension can suppress your child’s immune system, making your child more prone to infections. Your child may need frequent medical checkups and tests. Therefore, it is important to follow up with your child’s doctor frequently during the treatment. The doctor may also advise vision and bone mineral density check for your child as Samicort Oral Suspension can impact both of these.
This medicine may cause side effects like weight gain, increased appetite, upper respiratory tract infection, cough, abnormal hair growth, central obesity, fluid and electrolyte disturbance, and common cold symptoms. Reach out to your child’s doctor if these side effects appear.
Let your child’s doctor know if your child is already taking medicines for any type of infection. Also, narrate your child’s complete medical history, including heart, blood, skin, bone, and hormonal disorders or any prior episodes of allergy, eye disease, birth defects, lung anomaly, liver impairment, and kidney malfunction. This information is critical for dose alterations and in planning your child’s overall treatment.
USES OF DEFCORT ORAL SUSPENSION IN CHILDREN
- Treatment of Inflammatory conditions
- Treatment of Autoimmune conditions
- Treatment of Cancer
- Treatment of Duchene muscular dystrophy(DMD)
BENEFITS OF DEFCORT ORAL SUSPENSION FOR YOUR CHILD
In Treatment of Inflammatory conditions
Samicort Oral Suspension helps in the treatment of a wide variety of inflammatory conditions such as asthma, severe allergic reactions, juvenile arthritis, uveitis, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn’s disease. Samicort Oral Suspension works by inhibiting the secretion of chemicals that cause inflammation like prostaglandins and leukotrienes.
SIDE EFFECTS OF SAMICORT ORAL SUSPENSION IN CHILDREN
Samicort Oral Suspension does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-
Common side effects of Samicort
- Weight gain
- Increased appetite
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Frequent urge to urinate
- Abnormal hair growth
- Common cold
- Electrolyte imbalance
HOW CAN I GIVE SAMICORT ORAL SUSPENSION TO MY CHILD?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Samicort Oral Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Samicort Oral Suspension with salad and vegetable diet.
HOW SAMICORT ORAL SUSPENSION WORKS
Samicort Oral Suspension is a corticosteroid medicine. It acts like the body’s natural anti-inflammatory hormones called glucocorticoids. Samicort Oral Suspension decreases the formation of chemical substances like prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and interleukins that are involved in inflammation, allergy, and cell multiplication. It also suppresses the immune system and stops the immune mechanisms from causing any self-damage to the body.
Samridhi Pharmacare Private Limited
USHAS, Near Ganpati Kavu, West Hill, kozhikode-673005, Kerala
Email: [email protected] Toll-Free: 1800-890-1671
Country of Origin: India