It is a corticosteroid that works by modifying the body’s immune response to various conditions and decreasing inflammation.
It is used to treat severe allergies, arthritis, asthma, certain blood disorders, and skin conditions.
It can also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Important security information
Notify your doctor of any signs of infection, including fever, sore throat, skin rashes, or chills, within 12 months after the Urban suspension.
If you have not had chickenpox, shingles, or measles, avoid contact with anyone who has it.
Urban can cause severe blood pressure, salt and water retention, and increased potassium loss.
Dietary salt restriction and potassium supplements may be necessary. Urban can cause calcium loss and can promote the development of osteoporosis.
Take adequate calcium and vitamin D supplements. Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Urbason before receiving medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
For patients with diabetes, this medication can affect the level of blood sugar. Check sugar levels carefully.
Ask your doctor before changing the dosage of your medication indicated for diabetes. Talk to your doctor before receiving any vaccine.
Lab tests, such as adrenal function tests or blood pressure monitoring, may be done while you are using Urban.
These tests can monitor your condition or check for side effects. Be sure to keep all medical and laboratory appointments.
You may need regular growth checks while using the medication.
It should be used with extreme caution in children; safety and effectiveness in children have not been confirmed.
If you stop treatment suddenly, you may have “withdrawal” symptoms. These may include unbalanced hormones (both in men and women).
Some side effects are:
- Redness of the face
- Increased sweating
Seek medical attention immediately if you experience any of these severe side effects:
- Severe allergic reactions (rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips or tongue).
- Stools with blood, black or tarry.
- Changes in body weight.
- Changes in the menstrual period
Who should not take Urban?
Certain conditions may interact with Urban.
Check with your doctor if you have any of these conditions:
- If you are or plan to become pregnant.
- If you are in a period of breastfeeding.
- Any medication you are taking, dietary supplements, or herbal preparations.
- If you have an allergy to food, medicine, or other substances.
- If you have a history of heart problems, heart attack, high blood pressure, kidney problems, liver problems, diabetes, seizures, underactive thyroid, or issues of the adrenal glands.
- Any mental or mood problems.
- If you have or have recently had a type of infection caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, or a different kind of infection, eye infection due to herpes, varicella, measles, or shingles if you have HIV or tuberculosis (TB).
- If you ever had a positive TB skin test.
- If you have a stomach problem (for example, ulcers), intestinal problems (obstruction, perforation, infection, unexplained diarrhea, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis), recent intestinal surgery, or inflammation of the esophagus.
How should I take Urban?
Use Urban as directed by your healthcare provider. Read the medication label in detail to see the exact doses.
Take Urban orally with or without food. If a stomach upset occurs, take it with food to reduce stomach irritation.
If you miss a dose of Urban, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your regular dosing schedule.
Do not take two doses at a time. Ask your doctor any questions you may have about how to use Urban.
Can Urban be taken or consumed during pregnancy?
Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as this case requires special attention.