Kenacort 4mg Tablet
Kenacort 4Mg Tablet falls under a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It is used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis. When this drug is used in combination with other medication, it is also used to treat adrenocortical insufficiency, rheumatic disorders, allergic states, respiratory diseases, systemic lupus erythematosus, and other diseases requiring anti-inflammatory or immunosuppressive effects
Before using this medication, you should inform your doctor if you have or are:
Allergic to any ingredient contained within Kenacort 4Mg Tablet.
Allergic to any food or medicine or substance.
Taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs.
Thyroid disorder/herpes/diabetes/kidney disease/high blood pressure.
History of glaucoma or malaria or mental illness especially depression.
Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this drug. The usual dose in adults for treating adrenocortical insufficiency is 4-12 mg orally per day. Ideally your dose needs to be prescribed by the doctor.
Take exactly as directed; do not increase dose or discontinue abruptly without consulting prescriber. Take oral medication with or after meals. Limit intake of caffeine or stimulants. Prescriber may recommend increased dietary vitamins, minerals, or iron.
Diabetics should monitor glucose levels closely (antidiabetic medication may need to be adjusted). Inform prescriber if you are experiencing greater than normal levels of stress (medication may need adjustment).
Some forms of this medication may cause GI upset (oral medication may be taken with meals to reduce GI upset; small frequent meals and frequent mouth care may reduce GI upset). You may be more susceptible to infection (avoid crowds and persons with contagious or infective conditions).
When consumed in excessive quantities, systemic hypercorticism and adrenal suppression may occur, in those cases discontinuation and withdrawal of the corticosteroid should be done judiciously.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
The drug is used to treat:
A patient can suffer from the following side effects:
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
Kenacort 4Mg Tablet involve phospholipase A2 inhibitory protein, lipocortins that bring about anti-inflammatory actions. This action is brought about by inhibition of arachidonic acid. It controls biosynthesis of leukotrienes and prostaglandins.