Decadron Tablet

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Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Decadron NA Tablet

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2.31
₹0.23/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Decadron Tablet

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Uses of Decadron Tablet

Decadron Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, severe allergic reaction, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
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Side effects of Decadron Tablet

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Decadron 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. It is better to take Decadron Tablet with food.

How Decadron Tablet works

Dexamethasone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It prevents late phase allergic reactions by preventing release of chemicals responsible for allergy..

In Depth Information on Decadron Tablet

Expert advice for Decadron Tablet

  • Do not use dexamethasone, if you are allergic to it in case of eye drops, do not touch the tip of dispenser to an eye or eyelid.
  • Do not use dexamethasone eye drops if you have glaucoma or diabetes.
  • Do not stop using dexamethasone suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. 
  • Talk to your doctor about how to avoid withdrawal symptoms when stopping the medication.
  • Do not use dexamethasone oral solution:you have a fungal infection that affects entire body if you have a stomach or duodenal ulcer.
  • Consult your doctor before taking dexamethasone oral solution, if you have kidney or liver problems or if you have high blood pressure, heart disease or you have recently had a heart attack.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Decadron Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Decadron Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Decadron Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Decadron Tablet may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
Decadron Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Decadron Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function tests and other blood tests is advisable while you are taking Decadron Tablet.
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Liver
CAUTION
Decadron Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Decadron Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet

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