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Have nephritic syndrome, taking Omnacortil. Now have chronic cold. Adverse effect of Azoran?

My daughter is suffering from Nephritic syndrome due to secondary glomerular disease - lupus nephritis and under regular checkup by reputed nephrologist from April 2011.She has been taking regular dose of Omnacortil (30mg)Azoran(50mg),Shelcal os (500mg),Dose of Omnacortil has been reduced step by step upto 5mg.but dose of Azoran has been dubled by doctor from 11.9.2012.Now she has been suffering from cronic cold.Is this adverse effect of Azoran or else ? What should I do for recovery from cronic cold.
Asked On : Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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Dear friend, welcome to HCM!

Azoran can not cause cold.
But this immune-suppression makes them prone to infections.
You should request to evaluate the chronic cold by an ENT in details ans see if it needs antibiotics and is not something serious than an apparent cold ! Opportunistic infections are common in such patients.

Take care and please keep me informed of your progress.
Good Luck!
I hope to have answered your query satisfactorily.
Thank you!

Answered: Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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