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Decamycin 4mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Decamycin 4mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used in the treatment of various diseases and conditions (such as severe allergic reactions, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders and eye disorders).

Decamycin 4mg Injection provides relief from swelling, redness, pain, and itching in the affected area by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation. It is generally given by a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered at home. You need to use it regularly to get the maximum benefit of the medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness) and mood changes. If you experience such symptoms that persist or worsen, or any other symptoms which you think may be due to the medicine, let your doctor know.

Taking Decamycin 4mg Injection can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat. Before taking the medicine, let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should ask the advice of their doctors before taking this medicine.

Side effects of Decamycin Injection

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

How to use Decamycin Injection

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

How Decamycin Injection works

Decamycin 4mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Decamycin 4mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Decamycin 4mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Decamycin 4mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Decamycin 4mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Decamycin 4mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Decamycin 4mg 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 Decamycin 4mg Injection.
Liver
CAUTION
Decamycin 4mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Decamycin 4mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Decamycin 4mg Injection
₹2.93/ml of Injection
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Dexonil 4mg Injection
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₹31.72/ml of Injection
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₹5.66/Injection
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Ravicort 4mg Injection
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Quick Tips

  • Decamycin 4mg 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.
  • Decamycin 4mg 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 Decamycin 4mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Decamycin 4mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Decamycin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Colsprin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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What is the cause of increase level of IgE
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello , it generally increase in allergic disorders. But sometimes it may also suggest underlying serious blood disorders. Please consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and management options. An opinion of pediatric hrmatologist may also be required.
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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