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By Medicover Hospitals / 22 April 2021
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Walacort

  • Walacort Tablet is an anabolic steroid. It is used to treat inflammation, severe allergies, and flare-ups of chronic illnesses. It is also used to treat a variety of other medical conditions that necessitate either the reduction of inflammation or the suppression of the immune system. It is a steroid that inhibits the production of chemical messengers in the body that causes inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.
    1. Walacort Uses
    2. Walacort Side effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Interactions
    5. Dosage
    6. Storage
    7. Walacort vs Zyrtec
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
    9. Citations

    Walacort Uses:

  • Tablet is used to treat a wide range of inflammatory and allergic conditions, such as arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, and conditions affecting the skin, blood, eyes, lungs, stomach, and nervous system. It works by reducing your immune system's response to these conditions and preventing the release of inflammatory substances in the body. It helps to relieve symptoms like swelling, pain, itching, and other allergic reactions. If you are unsure why you are being given this medication, consult your doctor.
  • How to use Walacort

  • Walacort Tablet can be taken either with or without food. It should be taken exactly as your doctor has instructed. The dose and frequency of administration will be determined by your doctor. To get the most out of this medication, you should take it on a regular basis. Even if you feel better, do not stop taking the medication unless your doctor tells you to.
  • This medication is administered orally. Do not discontinue without first consulting your doctor. As a result, withdrawal symptoms can be unpleasant. You should avoid being around sick or infected people because this medication weakens your immune system.
  • Side Effects

  • The more common side effects of Walacort tablet are,
    • Blurred vision
    • Increased appetite
    • Indigestion
    • Tiredness
    • Anxiety and nervousness
    • Change in skin color
    • Irregular menstrual periods
    • Growth retardation in children
    • Hoarseness of voice

    Precautions

  • It may make it more difficult for you to fight infections. Notify your doctor if you experience any symptoms of infection, such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Stopping Walacort Tablet suddenly without first consulting your doctor may worsen your symptoms.
  • It is probably safe to use in kidney disease patients. Based on the available data, it appears that no dose adjustment of Walacort Tablet is required in these patients. Please consult your physician.
  • Tablets may be harmful if taken during pregnancy. There have been few human studies, animal studies that have revealed harmful effects on the developing baby. Before prescribing it to you, your doctor will consider the benefits as well as any potential risks. Please consult your physician.
  • The tablet is mostly safe to take while breastfeeding. According to the limited human data, the drug poses no significant risk to the baby.
  • Interactions

  • Drug interactions might change the way your medications function or put you at risk for serious side effects. Discuss with your doctor about all the other medications, herbal preparations, or supplements you are currently taking in order to avoid any potential drug interactions.
  • Missed Dose

  • If you forget to take one of the dosages, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose and proceed with your daily schedule. To cope up with a missed dose, do not take a double dose.
  • Overdose

  • Overdose of a drug can be accidental. If you have taken more than the prescribed tablets there is a chance of getting harmful effects on your body’s functions.
  • Storage

  • Exposure of medicine to heat, air, and light may cause some harmful effects. The medicine must be kept in a safe place and out of children’s reach.
  • Walacort Vs Zyrtec

    Walacort
    Zyrtec
    This tablet is an anabolic steroid. It is used to treat inflammation, severe allergies, and flare-ups of chronic illnesses. Zyrtec Tablet belongs to a class of medications known as antihistamines. It is used to treat allergies such as hay fever, conjunctivitis, and some skin reactions, as well as reactions to bites and stings.
    It is used to treat a wide range of inflammatory and allergic conditions, such as arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, and conditions affecting the skin, blood, eyes, lungs, stomach, and nervous system. Zyrtec Tablet relieves symptoms such as a runny or blocked nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to carry out your daily tasks. It can also provide relief from allergic reactions caused by insect bites, as well as hive and eczema symptoms such as rash, swelling, itching, and irritation.

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Walacort Tablet works by reducing allergy-induced inflammation. It reduces inflammation by inhibiting the release of natural substances that cause allergic symptoms like swelling, redness, and pain.
    Walacort Tablet is safe to use when taken as directed by your doctor for a specific indication. If you are allergic to Walacort Tablet or any of the other ingredients in this medication, you should not take it. Furthermore, do not take Walacort Tablet if you have an infection and have not yet begun treatment (e.g., antibiotics).
    No, Walacort Tablet has not been linked to hair loss. In fact, when used for an extended period of time, it may cause an increase in body hair growth (especially in females). If you notice excessive hair growth on your body while taking Walacort Tablet, consult your doctor.
    Yes, Walacort Tablet can cause weight gain, especially when taken in high doses for an extended period of time or in short courses. If you gain weight after taking the Walacort Tablet, please consult your doctor.
    Yes, Walacort Tablet belongs to the class of drugs known as steroids, also known as corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are naturally produced by the body and aid in the maintenance of health and well-being. It raises corticosteroid levels in the body, which aids in the treatment of a variety of inflammatory diseases. Asthma, severe allergic reactions, rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune diseases, and other conditions can be improved by using Walacort Tablet, which reduces inflammation in the body.
    Even if you feel fine, continue to take bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide as directed by your doctor or other health care provider. This medication may cause you to pass more urine. To avoid sleep problems, avoid taking too close to bedtime.
    Common side effects are- Reduction in bone density & Upset stomach

    Citations:

  • Walacort, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7015179/
  • The Effect of Walacort, https://www.jstor.org/stable/4404551