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Cortilone belongs to a group of medicines called as glucocorticosteroids. It increases the level of corticosteroids which are already present in the body and helps to treat various inflammatory conditions. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body.
Cortilone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
Direction to Use
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cortilone Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
Do not stop taking Cortilone Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
Common Side Effects of Cortilone are Skin thinning, Increased risk of infection, Reduction in bone density, Weight gain, Mood changes, Stomach upset, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood.