DEFNALONE 6MG TABLET is used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD, a progressive disease in which the muscles do not function properly) in adults and children 5 years of age and older.
Side Effects :
. headache . thin, fragile skin . red or purple blotches or lines under the skin . increased hair growth . acne . bulging eyes . irregular or absent menstrual periods . slowed healing of cuts and bruises . changes in the way fat is spread around the body . weak muscles . joint pain . frequent urination during the daytime . dizziness . difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep . increased appetite . upset stomach . back pain . heartburn
DEFNALONE 6MG TABLET comes as a tablet to be taken by mouth. This medicine is usually taken once a day with or without food. Take this medicine at around the same time every day. If you cannot swallow the tablet whole, you may crush the tablet and mix with applesauce. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully and use as directed by your physician.
DEFNALONE 6MG TABLET works by reducing inflammation (swelling) and by changing the way the immune system works.
Pregnancy: Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant. Alcohol: No data available. Consult your doctor. Driving: These tablets may make you feel dizzy, feel like everything around you is spinning, or feel disorientated (vertigo). If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines. Kidney: Use with caution in renal impairment, fluid retention may occur. LIver: Use with caution in patients with severe hepatic impairment.
To make sure this medicine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have: . any type of bacterial, fungal, or viral infection . high blood pressure, heart disease, or a history of stroke or blood clot . fluid retention . diabetes . cataracts, glaucoma, or herpes infection of the eyes . a nerve-muscle disorder, such as myasthenia gravis . a stomach or intestinal disorder . a colostomy or ileostomy . low bone mineral density . a problem with your thyroid, pituitary gland or adrenal gland
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.