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Decakem Injection

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Overview

Uses of Decakem Injection

Decakem Injection is used for allergic conditions, severe allergic reactions, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Decakem Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Mood changes
  • Behavioural changes

How to use Decakem Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Decakem Injection works

Decakem Injection is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Decakem Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Decakem Injection 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.
Lactation
Decakem Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Decakem Injection may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
Decakem Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Decakem Injection 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 Decakem Injection.
Liver
CAUTION
Decakem Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Decakem Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Decakem Injection helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Decakem Injection 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 Decakem Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Decakem Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Decakem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Decakem

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We are doing treatment on nephrotic-syndrome for my daughter. I need a list of food items which she can have in this period also fruit names pls.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
A healthy diet for Nephrotic Syndrome patients consists of low salt, low fat and low cholesterol, with emphasis on fruits and vegetables.Foods that can be taken: Cow's milk, skimmed milk Yogurt Wheat, cereals, sprouts, pulses and legumes such as tur dal, moong dal, rajmah, chana, lentils (masoor), etc. Eggs, fish, dry fish, chicken, lean meat, etc. Vegetables and fruits Soups, sauces, chocolate drinks, juices, etc (but with low sodium content) Wafers, popcorns, chutneys which are prepared in less salt. Moderate to low intake of vegetable oils, butter and mayonnaise. Noodles, spaghetti, pancakes, etc (low in salt)
Hi sir/Madam, my son completed 4 months on March 10th ( born on November 10, 2016). Some times I see that his eyes are not in co ordination with eachothet. I have attached a pic that I took yesterday for your reference. Last time ( he was 3 months old) when I met pediatrician he told it's normal till 4 or 5 months in kids. I wanted to check if this is normal and how long will it take to be like us. Or should I check with an eye specialist ? Pls help.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, generally the accommodation and focussing of eyes happen by 5 months of age. If you notice any problem, please take an opinion of ophthalmologist to rule out congenital eye disorders.
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84 Changodar Industrial Estate, Changodar, Sanand - 382220, Taluka Sanand
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2 ml in 1 vial
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