Quick facts

  • Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Psoriasis
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Allergic reactions
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Symptoms of certain types of cancer
  • Multiple sclerosis

Rapicort Tablet 5mg

by Tabros Pharma

Rapicort is a steroid medicine used to treat various inflammatory conditions like arthritis, lupus, etc

Rs. 338.19
Rs. 338.19

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Rapicort Tablet Uses

Rapicort contains the active ingredient Prednisolone. Prednisolone is classified as a corticosteroid medication, which is commonly used to treat a wide range of inflammatory conditions. Some examples of these conditions include arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, allergic reactions, endocrine disorders, and various conditions that affect the skin, eyes, lungs, stomach, nervous system, or blood cells.

Rapicort Tablet 5mg formula

  • Prednisolone

Available forms

  • Tablets

Risks and warnings

Generally, Rapicort is well tolerated. However, you should know its risks and warnings so that you do not take it when the risk is greater than the benefit.

When your healthcare provider prescribes you any medication, they do so based on the risk versus benefit ratio. Therefore you should give a complete medication and medical history to your healthcare provider. In this way, you can avoid the adverse effects of certain medications.

The risks and warnings associated with Rapicort are:

  • Pregnancy or Breastfeeding:

Patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Allergic to corticosteroids:

Patients allergic to corticosteroids or any of the ingredients in Rapicort should not use it.

  • Alcohol:

Do not consume alcohol when taking this medicine.

  • Prolonged use:

Long-term therapy with this medicine in infants and pregnant women should be done very cautiously.

How to use Rapicort Tablet 5mg?

  • Take the medicine with food
  • Do not crush or chew the tablet
  • Follow the instructions of your doctor
  • Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly
  • If your condition worsens refer to your healthcare provider at once

Rapicort Side Effects

The common side effects of Rapicort are:

  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Dizziness
  • Fluid retention
  • Changes in menstrual cycle

Drug Interactions

Rapicort can interact with the following drugs:

  • Quinolones

Storage Conditions

  • Store the medicine at room temperature
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children
  • Protect it from sunlight and moisture

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of Rapicort Tablet 5mg in Pakistan?

The Rapicort Tablet 5mg price in Pakistan is Rs. 338.19

What is Rapicort Tablet 5mg used for?

Rapicort Tablet 5mg is used in the following conditions:
  • Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Psoriasis
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Allergic reactions
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Symptoms of certain types of cancer
  • Multiple sclerosis

What is Rapicort Tablet 5mg composed of?

Rapicort Tablet 5mg is composed of:
  • Prednisolone

Do you need a prescription to buy Rapicort Tablet 5mg?

To buy Rapicort Tablet 5mg you must have a prescription signed by your doctor.


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