Panafcort® Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) What is in this leaflet Do not take Panafcort after the expiry date (EXP) printed on the Do not take itif the bottle shows signs of having been tampered Do not take this medicine to Ask your doctor if you have any complaints questions about why Panafcort has been prescribed for you. instructed you to do so. Do not give this medicine to If you have any concerns about anyone else. taking this medicine ask your doctor or pharmacist. Before you start to take it Keep this leaflet with the medicine. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any other medicines preservatives.
Tell your doctor if you have or Before you take it have had any of the following What Panafcortis used medical conditions: When you must not take it Do not take Panafcort if you have ever had an allergic reaction to: Do not take it if you have a current serious or uncontrolled infection, including infections. Do not take Panafcort if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant unless you and your doctor have discussed the risks and benefits involved. How long to take it Do not take it if you are breast Continue taking Panafcort for as feeding or plan to breast feed. long as your doctor tells you. If you have not told your doctor about any of these things, tell them before you take Panafcort. Do not miss any doses and do Taking other medicines not stop taking the medicine even if you feel better. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if Use in elderly you are taking any other medicines, including any that you get without a prescription from a pharmacy, supermarket What to expect or health food shop. How to take it How much to take If you forget to take it How to take it Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water. When to take it Use in children Take special care when giving Panafcort to children. It should only be given under your doctor's supervision.
Panafcort. They may suffer from Tell any other doctors, dentists and pharmacists who are treating you that you are taking Panafcort, especially if you are being started on any new medicines. Do not have any immunisations (particularly with "live" vaccines Tell your doctor, surgeon or such as measles, oral polio or dentist that you are taking yellow fever) without your Do not try to make up for Panafcort if you are about to doctor's approval while you are missed doses by taking more undergo surgery or an being treated with Panafcort. than one dose at a time. operation. Things to be careful of Avoid close contact with anyone who has a contagious disease such as measles or If you take too much (overdose) Tell your doctor straight away if chickenpox. you are a diabetic, and you Immediately telephone your notice a change in the results of doctor or the Poisons your blood or urine sugar tests. Information Centre (telephone 13 11 26) for advice, or go to Accident and Emergency at your nearest hospital if you think that you or anyone else Tell your doctor straight away if may have taken too much you think you have been Panafcort. Do this even if there exposed to chickenpox or are no signs of discomfort or measles. poisoning. Things to be aware of Ask your doctor, when and how you should stop taking Panafcort. While you are taking it Check with your doctor or pharmacist before drinking alcohol while you are taking Things you must do Panafcort. Take Panafcort exactly as your doctor has prescribed. Things you must not do Do not give this medicine to anyone else even if their symptoms seem similar to Tell your doctor if your condition returns or becomes worse after your dose of Do not stop taking Panafcort Panafcort has been reduced or suddenly unless advised by treatment has been stopped. your doctor. Side effects Tell your doctor immediately if you become pregnant while taking Panafcort. Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are changes to the skin: taking Panafcort. changes to the immune system: Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions you may have.
system which may affect the way your nerves work
Short term use changes in behaviour: Tell your doctor if you notice
Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following side effects anything else that is making and they worry you: changes in eyes: you feel unwell.
anorexia (which may result in weight loss)
Tell your doctor immediately or
Do not be alarmed by this list of possible side effects. You may not
go to Accident and Emergency
increased appetite (which may result in weight gain)
at your nearest hospital if you notice any of the following symptoms: Long term use After taking it Storage
dizziness, fainting, weakness, chest pain or irregular heart
Keep Panafcort tablets in a cool Tell your doctor if you notice dry place, protected from light, any of the following and they where the temperature stays worry you: below 30 degrees Celsius. general changes to the body: Do not store it or any other medicine in the bathroom or near a sink or stove. Do not leave it in the car on hot days. Keep it where young children cannot reach it. Disposal
Dispose of the tablets where children cannot reach them. If your doctor tells you to stop taking Panafcort or you find that the expiry date has passed, ask your pharmacist what to do with any tablets you may have left.
Australia Australian Registration Numbers:
1 mg– AUST R 39879 5 mg– AUST R 27974
What it looks like
The 1 mg tablets are white, scored, round and biconvex. They are marked with “PN/1” on one side. Available in bottles of 100. The 5 mg tablets are white, scored, round and biconvex. They are marked with “PN/5” on one side. Available in bottles of 60. The 25 mg tablets are white, scored, round and biconvex. They are marked with “PN/25” on one side. Available in bottles of 30. Ingredients
Panafcort 1 mg – 1 mg prednisone per tablet Panafcort 5 mg – 5 mg prednisone per tablet Panafcort 25 mg – 25 mg prednisone per tablet. Inactive ingredients: Panafcort tablets do not contain gluten, sucrose, tartrazine or any other azo dyes.
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