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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Decason. Please consult your doctor.
Decason may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Decason is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Decason does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Decason is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Decason may not be needed in th... View More
Decason should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Decason may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Decason belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used in the treatment of various diseases and conditions (such as severe allergic reactio... View More
Uses of Decason
- Allergic conditions
- Severe allergic reactions
- Rheumatic disorder
- Skin disorders
- Eye disorders
- Nephrotic syndrome
Side effects of Decason
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Mood changes
How to use Decason
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Decason works
Decason is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) an... View More
- Decason helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inf... View More
- Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
- Decason can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
- Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Decason. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
- Do not stop taking Decason suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.
Ulcerative colitis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Multiple sclerosis, Nausea and vomiting, Multiple myeloma, Cerebral oedema, Shock, Inflammatory joint diseases... View More
IV Preparation Standard diluent: 4 mg/50 mL D5W or 10 mg/50 mL D5W Minimum volume: 50 mL D5W IV/IM Administration Dexamethasone sodium phosphate: ... View More
Dexamethasone sodium phosphate injection, – For intravenous, intramuscular, intra-articular, intralesional, and soft tissue injection. Dexamethasone c... View More
Airway Edema 0.5-2 mg/kg/day IV/IM divided q6hr, starting 24 hours before extubation and continued for 4-6 doses afterward Croup 0.6 mg/kg IV/IM ... View More
Systemic fungal infections . Hypersensitivity to any component of this product, including sulfites
Mode of Action
Dexamethasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid which decreases inflammation by inhibiting the migration of leukocytes and reversal of increased capillary p... View More
This product, like many other steroid formulations, is sensitive to heat. Therefore, it should not be autoclaved when it is desirable to sterilize the ... View More
Acne,Adrenal suppression,Arrhythmia,Bradycardia,Cardiac arrest,Cataracts,Change in spermatogenesis,Delayed wound healing,Depression,Diabetes mellitus,Di... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Corticosteroids readily cross the placenta Adverse developmental outcomes including orofacial clefts (cleft lip with or without cleft pala... View More
Increased risk of hypokalaemia when used concurrently with potassium-depleting drugs such as amphotericin B and loop diuretics. Reduces efficacy of ison... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More