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Cortimax Suspension

Composition: Each 5 ml of suspension contains: Deflazacort 6mg

Indications: Asthma,rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile chronic arthritis, and duchene muscular dystrophy.

Adverse events: Hypothalamo-pitutary adrenal axis suppression, carbohydrate intolerance, cushingoid faces, bone loss, muscle wasting, increased susceptibility to infections, steroid-induced psychosis, increased intraocular pressure, cataract, peptic ulceration, skin atropy, striae, fluid and electrolyte imbalance.

Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any component of the product, Systemic infection,Patients receiving live virus immunization.

Precautions: Use with caution in patients with cardiac disease, gastritis, diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, epilepsy.

Dosage and administration: Doses of deflazacort usually lie in the range of 0.25 to 1.5 mg/kg/day. (For detailed information please write to Zuventus Healthcare Limited,5119, 5th floor, D-Wing, Oberoi Garden Estates, Chandivali, Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 072 or email to medico@zuventus.com).

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