Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream

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Medicine Overview of Dexomet Cream

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Uses of Dexomet Cream

Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Dexomet Cream

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream 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
Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream may cause blurring of your vision fo
r a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Dexomet 0.25% w/w Cream is probably safe to use in patients
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.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dexomet
0.25% w/w Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

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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