OCECOR

Ocecor is a glucocorticoid that lowers inflammation by inhibiting polymorphonuclear leukocyte movement and reversing enhanced capillary permeability. It has anti-inflammatory properties on the skin.

Use this medication precisely as recommended by your physician. Follow the prescription of your doctor carefully.

The medication dose your physician has given is based on your condition, other medications or food supplements you may take, and your reaction to treatment. To diminish your risks for adverse effects, don’t increase your dosage, take it regularly, or take it as instructed by your physician. Adverse events may still happen even at usual prescription dosages.

If your physician requests you to use this drug consistently, use it regularly to get the most benefits from it. To make you remember it better, take it at a fixed time every day.

Your doctor may need to modify your dosages to ease your symptoms or if you develop adverse reactions.

If you have any inquiries with regards to information, ask your physician or pharmacist.

Ocecor is used in the following conditions:

  • Various forms of eczema
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Seborrhea
  • Allergic reactions of immediate type
  • Myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock, thyrotoxic crisis
  • Allergic dermatitis
  • Short or additional therapy in acute rheumatic diseases, collagen diseases
  • Bullous dermatitis herpetiformis (Duhring disease)
  • Thyroiditis
  • Acute adrenal insufficiency
  • Hypercalcemia due to tumor disease
  • Asthmatic status
  • Pemphigus
  • Inflammation of the anterior eyeball
  • Prevention and treatment of shock

This medicine may be recommended for different uses. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more information.

Do not use Ocecor in people with the following conditions:

  • Patients with hypertension
  • Pregnancy
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Chickenpox
  • Systemic mycosis
  • Parasitic and infectious diseases of viral
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Decompensated chronic heart failure
  • Herpes zoster (viremic phase)
  • Open-and angle-closure glaucoma
  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • Amoebiasis
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Strongyloidiasis
  • Active and latent tuberculosis
  • Lactation
  • Measles
  • Fungal or bacterial origin

Ocecor may have the following side effects:

  • Depression
  • Reduction of glucose tolerance
  • Adrenal suppression
  • Convulsions
  • Nervousness or anxiety
  • Hallucinations
  • Dizziness
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Amenorrhea
  • Manic-depressive psychosis
  • Insomnia
  • Paranoia
  • Delayed sexual development in children

Keep in mind that your physician has recommended this drug since he or she has known that the advantage to you is more noteworthy than the risk of adverse reactions. Many individuals utilizing this medicine don’t have serious side effects.

A serious allergy to this medication is uncommon. In any case, seek emergency medical help if you see any manifestations of a serious allergic response, including a rash, tingling or swelling particularly of the face or tongue or throat, dizziness or difficulty in breathing.

This is not a complete list of side effects. If you see other effects not recorded above, contact your physician or pharmacist.

Precautions

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • diverticulitis
  • gastric ulcer
  • duodenal ulcer
  • esophagitis
  • gastritis
  • acute or latent peptic ulcer
  • ulcerative colitis with perforation or abscess formation threat
  • newly formed anastomosis of the intestine

Prior to taking this medicine, tell your physician or pharmacist if you are allergic to it, or if you have some other hypersensitivities. This drug may contain inert ingredients, which can cause unfavorable side effects or different issues. Talk with your pharmacist for more information.

Interactions

Ocecor may interact with the following medicines:

  • Paracetamol
  • Ketoconazole
  • Cyclosporine
  • Acetylsalicylic acid
  • NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs)
  • Hydrocortisone

Inform your physician about the drugs you take, including over-the-counter medications, prescribed drugs, supplements, and vitamins.

This is not a complete list of drug interactions. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more details.

The effects of certain medications can change if you consume different medications or herbal products simultaneously. This can build your risk for side effects or may cause your drugs not to work effectively. These interactions are conceivable, yet don’t generally happen. Your physician or pharmacist can prevent or oversee interactions by changing how you utilize your prescriptions or by close checking.

While utilizing this drug, don’t start, stop, or change the dose of other medicines you are using without your physician’s advice.
Overdose & Brands

If an overdose is suspected, call your healthcare provider immediately.
Seek medical help immediately.

Available brands:

  • Costeron-H
  • Syntesor
  • Hydrocortisone Na succinate
  • Docor
  • Docor 100/Docor 250
  • Phil Pharmawealth/Karnataka Hydrocortisone
  • Vitasone
  • Sorvilor

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