- Medicine Name: Calcort
- Generic Name: Deflazacort
- Dosage Form & Strength: Tablets: 6 mg, 18 mg, 30 mg, and 36 mg
- Manufactured By: Sanofi
Calcort is a corticosteroid used as an immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of patients aged 5 years and older with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Recommended Dosage: The recommended oral dosage is approximately 0.9 mg/kg/day taken once daily with or without food. Do not administer it with grapefruit juice. Tablets may be administered whole or crushed and taken promptly after combining with applesauce.
In case pills of Calcort are used, round up to the nearest potential dose. Any combination of the four tablet strengths can be considered to achieve this dose. Dosage must be scaled down gradually if the medicine has been administered for more than a few days.
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