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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dexison.
Dexison 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
Dexison is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Dexison may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Dexison may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakn... View More
Dexison is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dexison may not be needed in th... View More
Dexison should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dexison may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dexison 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 DEXAMETHASONE(IPC) Tablet
- Allergic conditions
- Severe allergic reactions
- Rheumatic disorder
- Skin disorders
- Eye disorders
- Nephrotic syndrome
Side effects of DEXAMETHASONE(IPC) Tablet
- Mood changes
- Reduction in bone density
- Upset stomach
How to use DEXAMETHASONE(IPC) Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dexison is to be taken wit... View More
How DEXAMETHASONE(IPC) Tablet works
Dexison 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
- DEXAMETHASONE Tablet helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either red... View More
- Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- DEXAMETHASONE Tablet 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 t... View More
- Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking DEXAMETHASONE Tablet. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
- Do not stop taking DEXAMETHASONE Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.
Shock, Bronchial asthma, Status asthmaticus, Rheumatoid arthritis, Gout, Severe allergies, Skin diseases, Hyperpyrexia, Bacteraemia, Toxaemia, Acute ad... View More
Should be taken with food.
Oral Anti-inflammatory Adult: 0.75-9 mg daily in 2-4 divided doses; Screening test for Cushing's syndrome Adult: 0.5 mg every 6 hr for 48 hr afte... View More
Oral Anti-inflammatory Child: 1 mth-18 yr: 10-100 mcg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses via oral admin, adjusted according to response; up to 300 microgra... View More
Ocular herpes simplex is an example of absolute contraindication to corticosteroid therapy. Relative contraindications are: Gastrointestinal ulcer, acu... View More
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
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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 palate... 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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