Warnings for special population
Hisone 20 mg Tablet should only be taken during pregnancy upon your doctor's recommendation. Discuss all the risks and benefits associated with the use of this medicine if you are pregnant.
Hisone 20 mg Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding unless absolutely necessary. Hence consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding.
If you have any other medical condition, consult your doctor before taking Hisone 20 mg Tablet as the chances of any interactions while consuming this medicine must be ruled out.
Hisone 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution as it suppress the activity of the immune system and increase the risk of infections.
Hisone 20 mg Tablet should be avoided if you have been vaccinated recently or planning to get any vaccination, as it can make the vaccine ineffective. Hence consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you of an appropriate time gap between the administration of the vaccine and the medicine.
Hisone 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution if you have a history of tuberculosis (lung infection), as it may cause a recurrence of the condition.
Driving vehicles or operating veavy machines
Hisone 20 mg Tablet may cause dizziness in some cases. Hence avoid driving vehicles or operating heavy machines if you feel dizzy after taking the medicine.
Avoid abrupt discontinuation of Hisone 20 mg Tablet as it may cause withdrawal symptoms such as drowsiness, confusion, headache, fever, etc. Your doctor may reduce the dose gradual over a period to avoid such undesired effects.
Use in children
Treatment with Hisone 20 mg Tablet should be considered in children only under a doctor's supervision as it may cause growth retardation in some children.
Hisone 20 mg Tablet may interact with certain medications and cause undesired effects. Hence inform your doctor about all your current medicines, including herbs and supplements, before starting the treatment with this medicine.
Use of Hisone 20 mg Tablet may cause certain mental disturbances such as euphoria (extreme happiness), sleep disturbances, mood swings, depression, and personality changes. Hence use this medicine with caution in case of depression or psychosis (a mental condition characterised by loss of contact with reality, causing hallucinations and delusions) as it may aggravate the condition.
Liver and kidney conditions
Hisone 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution if you have a liver or kidney condition. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor.
Hisone 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution if you have glaucoma (increased pressure within the eyes due to fluid accumulation), as it can worsen your condition. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor.
Pheochromocytoma crisis is characterised by severe high or low blood pressure resulting in end-organ damage such as myocardial infarction (blockage of blood flow to the heart), kidney failure, or liver failure. Your doctor will analyse all the risks before prescribing Hisone 20 mg Tablet if you have suspected pheochromocytoma (a tumour of the adrenal gland).