Q. Is Decamycin 4mg Injection a steroid?
Yes, Decamycin 4mg Injection is a steroid medicine. It is also known as corticosteroids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing. Decamycin 4mg Injection increases the levels of corticosteroids in the body which helps in treating various illnesses involving inflammation (redness, tenderness, heat and swelling).
Q. What is Decamycin 4mg Injection used for?
Decamycin 4mg Injection has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used to treat conditions like allergic conditions, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory skin diseases. It also helps to treat autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage) and certain eye disorders. Additionally, it is used to treat cancer and nephrotic syndrome when used in combination with other medications.
Q. How is Decamycin 4mg Injection administered?
Decamycin 4mg Injection should be administered by a doctor or under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Usually, it is given into a muscle (intramuscular), joint (intra-articular), directly into a vein (direct intravenous), infusion or into the area being treated (soft tissue infiltration). The dose will be decided by your doctor based on the condition you are being treated for as well as your body weight. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Decamycin 4mg Injection.
Q. How does Decamycin 4mg Injection work?
The medicine works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses caused due to active inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.
Q. Is Decamycin 4mg Injection better than Prednisone?
Clinical studies have shown that Decamycin 4mg Injection is a long-acting glucocorticoid. It is 6 times more potent than Prednisone. It stays in our body for a longer duration and is better tolerated when used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of your condition.