Orthocort is used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, allergic disorders and skin and eye disorders.
How it Works
Orthocort is known as a corticosteroid drug. Orthocort increases the level of glucocorticoid in the body. Orthocort also works by decreasing the formation of substances that cause inflammation. Orthocort suppresses immunity to stops self damage to body by immune system.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Orthocort may suffer from such side effects;
Redistribution/accumulation of body fat,
Altered bone growth,
Increased glucose level in blood,
Increased risk of infection,
Increased blood pressure