What Are Dacortin 30mg Tablets Used For?

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I think I may have a kidney infection as I have a lot of pain on my left side just below my rib cage I may need to take antibiotic's and I have some Dacortin 30mg,are they an antibiotic? Is it safe to take Dacortin I had a treble by-pass 14 years ago.
asked Jan 20, 2012 by anonymous
retagged Feb 5, 2013 by administrator

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Dacortin (prednisone) is a corticosteroid that has antiinflammatory effects against conditions such as arthritis, allergic disorders, ulcerative colitis, skin conditions, lupus or respiratory disorders.

Since you are complaining about pain, it is wise to seek consult with your doctor for the best possible diagnosis for the cause of your pain and its treatment.
answered Feb 8, 2013 by nmd013 Diamond Guide (1,227 points)
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Dacortin is an oral corticosteroid. It can be used to treat many disorders which cause inflammatory responses within the body. These include endocrine and adrenal disorders, rheumatic disorders, arthritis, allergic reactions, collagen and dermatologic diseases, disorders of the eye, respiratory illness, gastrointestinal disorders, and neoplastic issues. Side effects include fluid retention and weight gain, muscle weakness, loss of muscle mass, ulcers, pancreatitis, latent diabetes mellitus, and other endocrine issues.
answered Feb 9, 2013 by Gelay, RN Bronze Guide (372 points)
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