Emflaza is a prescription medication that is used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Emflaza is a steroid that contains deflazacort. Emflaza is not a cure for muscular dystrophy but can help to slow down the progression of the condition while improving muscle strength.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Emflaza include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of deflazacort:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Emflaza?
If you miss a dose of Emflaza, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What else is Emflaza called?
Emflaza is also known as Flantadin internationally. Flantadin is the same brand name medication with a different name internationally and is not a generic alternative medication. Generic Emflaza is called deflazacort.