Medicine Overview of Dexomet Cream
Uses of Dexomet Cream
Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
Side effects of Dexomet Cream
Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.
How to use Dexomet Cream
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
How Dexomet Cream works
Dexomet 0.25% w/w cream is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
In Depth Information on Dexomet Cream
Expert advice for Dexomet Cream
- 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.
Special precautions for Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream is probably safe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream may cause blurring of your vision fo+more
r a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream is probably safe to use in patients+more
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Dexomet+more
0.25% w/w Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Frequently asked questions for Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream
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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Substitutes for Dexomet
No substitutes found for this medicine