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Steroid Tablets

Steroid Tablets
Steroid Tablets
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Product Description

After gaining an immense reputation in the market, we are able to manufacture and supply a best in class range of Steroid Tablets. Mainly, these tablets are required for reducing the inflammation and minimize pain, swelling and stiffness. Along with this, the tablets are also recommended for rheumatic conditions and pain related to bones. Depending on the conditions of the patients, dose of these tablets are decided. At our production unit, the preparation of these Steroid Tablets is done by selecting the superior grade of chemical ingredients together with modern machine as per industrial laid norms.

Main points:

  • Recommended in vasculitis
  • Ideal for inflammatory disease
  • Easy to consume

Steroids taken by mouth are oral steroids. This medication can help in several diseases and might also develop side-effects. People taking this medication for as long as three weeks or more, must not stop taking it suddenly. People facing side effects must not stop taking it; they must see their doctor.

Defining steroids

Steroids, also called cortisone and corticosteroids, are chemicals (hormones) that occur naturally in a human body. This natural hormone in thr body decreases inflammation, suppress immune system, block making of DNA and block a chemical called histamine, which is released at the time of an allergic reaction). Steroid tablets are man-made but are somewhat similar to natural hormones. Corticosteroids are developed to treat disease, while anabolic steroids are taken by athletes and bodybuilders for some other effects.

Prescription of oral steroids

Oral steroids are used for the treatment of multiple conditions. Some examples are:

  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Muscle and joint and muscle diseases
  • Asthma and allergies.

General points about oral steroids

  • A short course do not cause any side effect. The course can be between 1-2 weeks.
  • Long course of steroids cause side-effects. The course can be more than 2-3 months.
  • The higher dose of steroids increases the risk of side-effects.

Higher dose can be recommended to control the symptoms of some diseases. The dose requirements may vary from person to person. When a treatment for controlling symptoms start, generally higher doses are recommended. In the course of treatment, the dose might be reduced slowly to keep the symptoms away. Based on the disease, the length of treatment varies. As the condition improves, steroid treatment is gradually stopped in some conditions. While, some conditions demand use of steroids for life.

Possible side-effects of oral steroids

The advantages of taking benefits are many that surpass the side effects. Sometimes side-effects can be troublesome. Some major, possible side-effects are:

  • Thinning' of the bones, called osteoporosis
  • Gaining of Weight gain
  • Increased chance of infections
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Development of diabetes
  • Skin problems
  • Weakness in muscle
  • Change in mood and behavior

Some mental health problems can also be caused by steroids, like depression, development of delusion, confusion, irritation, etc. In few weeks of the treatment and with higher doses, side effects tend to occur.

The most common type of steroid tablet that is prescribed by doctors to people with rheumatic conditions is prednisolone. In case when people are taking higher doses, the enteric-coated tablet is prescribed. The coat acts as a shield that do not let the tablet dissolve quickly in stomach.

The conditions which can be treated with Steroid tablets are:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR)
  • Vasculitis
  • Other kinds of inflammatory arthritis.

Steroid tablets- directions of use

These tablets are recommended to be taken once a day, preferably in the morning, either with food or after food. In some conditions, these tablets are prescribed to be taken every other day. The tablets should be swallowed whole, without crushing in mouth or chewing. The condition and weight determine the right dose. As the symptoms start to show improvements, the dose is gradually reduced. 

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Emcort -30 Tab

Deflazacort 30Mg Tab

10X10

Emcort-1 Tablet

Deflazacort 1Mg Tab

10X10

Emcort-6 Tablet

Deflazacort 6Mg Tab

10X10


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