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Decadron Tablet

Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Decadron NA Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Decadron Tablet


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.

Decadron Tablet side effects


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.


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. Decadron Tablet is to be taken 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

  • It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
  • Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
  • You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
  • Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Decadron Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Decadron Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Decadron Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Decadron Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Danavir 600mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

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