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Composition FOR DEXACORT NA eye drop

Dexamethasone Topical(NA)

food interaction for DEXACORT eye drop

alcohol interaction for DEXACORT eye drop

pregnancy interaction for DEXACORT eye drop

lactation interaction for DEXACORT eye drop

medicine interaction for DEXACORT eye drop

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Dexacort eye drop 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
Dexacort eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR DEXACORT NA eye drop

Dexamethasone Topical(NA)

Dexacort eye drop uses

Dexacort eye drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How dexacort eye drop works

Dexacort eye drop belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling.

Common side effects of dexacort eye drop

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

SUBSTITUTES FOR DEXACORT eye drop

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR DEXACORT eye drop

  • Do not wear contact lenses while using dexamethasone eye drops.
  • Do not use dexamethasone eye drops if you have glaucoma (increased eye pressure) or diabetes.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery because it may cause blurred vision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to dexamethasone or any of its ingredients.
  • Children < 2 years must not use.
  • Do not use if you have preexisting eye infections which are not treated, high pressure in eyes, untreated infection /fungal infection that affects the whole body.

Frequently asked questions FOR DEXACORT NA eye drop

Dexamethasone Topical

Q. Are decadron and prednisone same as dexamethasone?
No, Decadron is a brand name of dexamethasone. Prednisone, however, is entirely different drug. Both drugs 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. Is dexamethasone topical safe for toddlers?
No, dexamethasone topical is not safe for toddlers.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)