Biodexone 8 Tablet

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Biodexone 8 Tablet Information

Biodexone 8 Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Biodexone 8 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Biodexone 8 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The most common side effects of Biodexone 8 Tablet are Skin scar, Dryness, Itching or burning. Some other side effects of Biodexone 8 Tablet have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Biodexone 8 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Biodexone 8 Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Warnings related to Biodexone 8 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Biodexone 8 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Infections, Liver Disease, Heart Disease as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Biodexone 8 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Biodexone 8 Tablet with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Biodexone 8 Tablet is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Biodexone 8 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Biodexone 8 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Biodexone 8 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Skin Disorders and Diseases
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Skin Disorders and Diseases
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Skin Disorders and Diseases
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.07 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Skin Disorders and Diseases
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 0.07 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Biodexone 8 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Biodexone 8 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Biodexone has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Biodexone without medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Biodexone 8 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Biodexone should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Biodexone 8 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Biodexone may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Biodexone 8 Tablet on the Liver?


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Biodexone. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Biodexone 8 Tablet on the Heart?


    Effects of Biodexone on heart can be severe. It is not safe to use without doctor's advice.

    Severe


Biodexone 8 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Biodexone 8 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Biodexone 8 Tablet

  • Is this Biodexone 8 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Biodexone 8 Tablet does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Biodexone 8 Tablet as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Biodexone 8 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Biodexone 8 Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Biodexone 8 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Biodexone 8 Tablet


    There is no information on the effects of taking Biodexone 8 Tablet with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Biodexone 8 Tablet


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Biodexone 8 Tablet with alcohol.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Biodexone 8 Tablet

Question over 5 years ago

What is Biodexone?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

This Biodexone is a brand name of dexamethasone. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medicine called steroids more precisely (corticosteroid). It comes in form of tablet, solution, injection and topical cream. It has potent anti-inflammatory properties. It is used in the treatment of inflammatory joint diseases, multiple sclerosis, inflammation, allergic conditions, and adrenal insufficiency. It is also used to diagnose Cushing's syndrome.

Question about 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Biodexone?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Take Biodexone as adviced by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Biodexone safe to use?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Biodexone is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects have been observed such as fluid retention (swelling in your hands or ankles), dizziness, vomiting, and stomach upset. If you are experiencing any discomfort after taking this drug to inform your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Biodexone cause high blood pressure?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

Yes, long-term use of Biodexone can cause high blood pressure because Biodexone can increase sodium levels in your body as well as fluid retention can cause an increase in blood pressure.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Biodexone cause weight gain?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, use of Biodexone for long-term can result in weight gain due to increased appetite and fluid retention which causes weight gain in the patient, if the drug is taken in form of a tablet.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 362-366

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 289

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Decadron® (dexamethasone)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Hemady™ (dexamethasone)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Hexadrol® (dexamethasone sodium phosphate)

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