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DEMISONE 4MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR DEMISONE

Dexamethasone(4 mg)

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It is better to take Demisone 4mg injection with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Demisone 4mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Demisone 4mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR DEMISONE

    Dexamethasone(4 mg)

    Uses

    Demisone 4mg injection is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, severe allergic reaction, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome

    How it works

    Demisone 4mg injection belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It prevents late phase allergic reactions by preventing release of chemicals responsible for allergy.

    Common side effects

    Electrolyte imbalance, Delusion, Thinning of bones, Blurred vision, Increased appetite, Fluid retention, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased intraocular pressure, Increased risk of infection, Fracture, Psychosis, Increased hair growth, Muscle disorders, Allergic reaction, Hypersensitivity reaction, Decreased potassium level in blood, Suicidal thoughts, Extremes of being happy or sad, Tendon rupture, Salt and water retention, Weight gain, Swelling, Stinging sensation, Aggravation of schizophrenia, Hallucination, Itching, Euphoria (feeling of intense excitement and happiness), Irregular menstrual cycle, Depression, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Feeling of discomfort, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Increased cholesterol level in blood, Behavioural changes, Irritation, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract

    SUBSTITUTES FOR DEMISONE

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    • DECDAN 4 MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Wockhardt Ltd
      Rs. 2.90/ML of injection
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      Rs. 5.81
      pay 145% more per ML of injection
    • DEXASONE 4 MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 3.93/ML of injection
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      Rs. 7.86
      pay 231% more per ML of injection
    • DEXAJECT 4MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Sterkem Pharma Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 4.58/ML of injection
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      Rs. 9.17
      pay 286% more per ML of injection
    • RAVICORT 4MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Ravian Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 4.75/ML of injection
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      Rs. 9.51
      pay 301% more per ML of injection
    • DECAMYCIN 4 MG INJECTION
      (20 ML injection in vial)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 1.69/ML of injection
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      Rs. 33.75
      pay 42% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR DEMISONE

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR DEMISONE

    Dexamethasone

    Q.

    Are decadron and prednisone same as dexamethasone?
    No. Decadron is a brand name of dexamethasone. Prednisone, however, is entirely different drug. Both drugs however belong to a same class of medications called corticosteroids

    Q.

    Is dexamethasone a narcotic, sulfa drug, NSAID or controlled substance?
    No. Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid drug which shows anti-inflammatory action. It is not a controlled substance or sulfa drug. It can be obtained only on production of valid prescription

    Q.

    Does dexona cause weight gain/ cause fluid retention/ heart burn/ hungry/ keep you awake/ drowsiness?
    Dexona is the brand name of dexamethasone tablet, a corticosteroid. It may cause weight gain due to fluid retention properties. It should be noted that the fluid retention is a side effect of dexona and not the use. It is also known to cause heart burn and increased appetite. It does not cause drowsiness or insomnia. However, if you experience such side effects, always consult your doctor

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    Q.

    Is dexamethasone safe?
    Dexamethasone is safe if used at prescribed doses and at prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q.

    Can I take ibuprofen, Advil, Aleve or naproxen with dexamethasone?
    Advil is the brand name of ibuprofen while Aleve is the brand name of naproxen. Dexamethasone should not be used in combination with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen etc., since it can cause stomach ulceration and bleeding

    Q.

    Can I take dexamethasone with ciprofloxacin?
    Taking ciprofloxacin along with dexamethasone tablet may cause inflammation of tendon and tendon rupture especially in elderly. Hence taking this drug combination is not advisable

    Q.

    Can I take paracetamol, Tylenol or Benadryl with dexamethasone?
    No major or clinically significant drug interaction is found with the said drugs. However, always consult your doctor before using these drugs

    Q.

    Can I take tums with dexamethasone?
    Minor interaction between dexamethasone and tums (calcium carbonate) are reported in certain cases. Always consult your doctor before using this combination

    Q.

    Can I take Xanax with dexamethasone?
    Minor interaction between dexamethasone and Xanax (alprazolam) are reported in certain cases. Always consult your doctor before using this combination

    Q.

    Is dexamethasone safe for toddlers?
    It is safe if used as per indication and doses advised by the doctor

    Q.

    What are the uses of dexona tablet and injection?
    Dexona tablets and injections are used to treat decreased adrenal gland function and inflammatory conditions like asthma and allergy.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)