Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops

Primarily used for

7.43
3 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Dexasone Eye/Ear Drops

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Uses of Dexasone Eye/Ear Drops

Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Dexasone Eye/Ear Drops

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Dexasone Eye/Ear Drops

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Dexasone Eye/Ear Drops works

Dexasone 0.10% eye/ear drops is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.

In Depth Information on Dexasone Eye/Ear Drops

Expert advice for Dexasone Eye/Ear Drops

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops 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.
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Lactation
Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops may cause blurring of your visi
on for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use in pati
ents with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dexason
e 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dexasone 0.10% Eye/Ear Drops

Frequently asked questions for 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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