Deflazacort is used in the treatment of Inflammatory conditions, Autoimmune conditions and cancer.
Deflazacort is a corticosteroid. It increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body and works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation and suppresses immunity to stop self damage to the body by the immune system (auto-immune reactions occurring in organ transplants or cancer).
SIDE EFFECTS :
Increased appetite, Weight gain, Abdominal pain, Mood changes, Cushingoid syndrome, Excessive hair growth on face, Central obesity, Polyuria, Constipation, Irritability, Fever, Back pain, Erythema (skin redness), Rash, Nausea, Nosebleeds, Stretch marks.