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Deflazacort Tablets – These tablets are used in the treatment of a rare, hereditary muscle disease called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). It is a muscle disease that damages the muscles and resultantly causes muscle atrophy that worsens over time. It is caused due to the absence of a protein called Dystrophin that works by maintaining the integrity of muscle cells. It usually occurs in children and adults (mainly in males). These tablets are available in the market with the brand name DeAZA, manufactured and supplied by the Best Deflazacort Tablet Manufacturer, Biotic Healthcare.

Working Mechanism of Deflazacort Tablets

Deflazacort is a corticosteroid that works by raising the body’s glucocorticoid levels, reducing the formation of chemical substances that causes inflammation, and suppressing immunity to prevent the immune system from damaging the body. In this way, Deflazacort Tablets help to treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).

Uses of Deflazacort Tablets

  1. Inflammatory diseases including arthritis, asthma & allergies
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  3. Sarcoidosis
  4. Autoimmune Hepatitis

General Instructions & Precautions

Taking Deflazacort Tablets exactly as per the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor can lead you to rapid results. Aside from that, keep in mind the instructions and precautions to take while using these tablets to ensure zero negative effects on your body.

  1. Before taking Deflazacort Tablets, do not take any live vaccine for at least 4-6 weeks as it may result in severe allergic reactions.
  2. It is better to not drive and operate any machinery or tools while on the treatment with Deflazacort Tablets as it may trigger muscle weakness.
  3. Do not abruptly stop the usage of Deflazacort Tablets without taking consultation from the doctor. Additionally, taking it more often or longer than prescribed is also not advised.
  4. Take this medication along with a meal to avoid an upset stomach.
  5. It is strictly advised to not take alcohol while taking Deflazacort Tablets as it may result in stomach bleeding or ulcers.

Who Should Not Take Deflazacort Tablets?

Due to their powerful properties, Deflazacort Tablets may interact with certain diseases which are as follows:

  1. Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  2. Tuberculosis
  3. Peptic Ulcer
  4. Mental Distress
  5. Myasthenia Gravis (muscle weakness)
  6. Mental Distress
  7. History of Muscular Problems
  8. Diabetes
  9. Osteoporosis

People with a history of the above-mentioned health conditions should avoid using Deflazacort Tablets. Aside from that, pregnant women and lactating mothers should strictly not use this medicine if not prescribed by the doctor.

Common Side Effects

Deflazacort Tablets are generally safe to use and do not really affect the user with serious side effects. However, there are certain possibilities of the occurrence of mild side effects with these tablets in some users. Not everyone who takes these tablets experiences the adverse effects, some individuals only start to feel better once their body gets adjusted to the medication. Here are the side effects associated with this medicine:

  1. Increased Appetite
  2. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
  3. Abdominal Pain or Discomfort
  4. Excessive Abdominal Fat
  5. Restlessness
  6. Back Pain

If you encounter any severity in these side effects or they do not leave the body, consult the doctor right away.