Diflucor 2.5mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:27 am

Diflucor 2.5mg Injection

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Uses of Diflucor 2.5mg Injection

Diflucor 2.5mg Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Autoimmune Disorder, Cancer

Side effects of Diflucor 2.5mg Injection

The most common side effects of Diflucor 2.5mg Injection are – Sleep problems, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Bloating, Sweating, Acne

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Diflucor 2.5mg Injection

Do not use Diflucor 2.5mg Injection if you are allergic to – Prednisolone

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Diflucor 2.5mg Injection.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Diflucor 2.5mg Injection works

Diflucor 2.5mg Injection contains – Prednisolone

Prednisolone decreases inflammation, mainly by stabilizing leukocyte lysosomal membranes, suppresses immune response, stimulates bone marrow and influences protein, fat, and carbohydrate metabolism.

Dosage of Diflucor 2.5mg Injection

The dosage of Diflucor 2.5mg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Diflucor 2.5mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Diflucor 2.5mg Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose symptoms – Nausea, vomiting, insomnia, bloating and swelling in the belly area, restlessness.

Onset of Action Diflucor 2.5mg Injection

It takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Diflucor 2.5mg Injection

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 8 to 9 hours.

Precautions & Warnings


Drinking alcohol may increase the risk of osteoporosis (disease in which bones become weak and brittle).


Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


This medicine is probably safe for breastfeeding women. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine.


This medicine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.


Drug :- Aspirin, indomethacin, other NSAIDs: May increase risk of GI distress and bleeding. Use together cautiously.

Azole antifungals (fluconazole, ketoconazole): May increase antifungal toxicity. Reduce steroid dosage as needed.

Toxoids, vaccines: May decrease antibody response and may increase risk of neurologic complications. Avoid using together.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.