Decdak 4 Mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Dexamethasone (4 mg)

Decdak 4 Mg Tablet Information

Decdak 4 Mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Decdak 4 Mg Tablet have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Decdak 4 Mg Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Decdak 4 Mg Tablet include Skin scar, Dryness, Itching or burning. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Decdak 4 Mg Tablet as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Decdak 4 Mg Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Decdak 4 Mg Tablet's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Decdak 4 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Decdak 4 Mg Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Infections, Liver Disease, Heart Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Decdak 4 Mg Tablet contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Decdak 4 Mg Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Decdak 4 Mg Tablet is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Decdak 4 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Decdak 4 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Decdak 4 Mg 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

Decdak 4 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Decdak 4 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Decdak can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Decdak 4 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Decdak 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 Decdak 4 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?


    There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Decdak. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Decdak 4 Mg Tablet on the Liver?


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Decdak. 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 Decdak 4 Mg Tablet on the Heart?


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

    Severe


Decdak 4 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Decdak 4 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Decdak 4 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Decdak 4 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Decdak 4 Mg Tablet has not been reported.

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


    Decdak 4 Mg Tablet will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Decdak 4 Mg Tablet is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


    There is no benefit of taking Decdak 4 Mg Tablet for mental disorders.

    No

Decdak 4 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Decdak 4 Mg Tablet


    There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Decdak 4 Mg Tablet with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Decdak 4 Mg Tablet


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Decdak 4 Mg Tablet with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Decdak 4 Mg Tablet

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Decdak with phenylephrine?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Decdak can be taken with phenylephrine. No harmful drug interactions have been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort or unpleasant effects after taking this drug to inform your doctor immediately.

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Decdak a pain-killer?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Decdak is not a pain-killer. It belongs to the class of drug called steroids. Which can help in relieving symptoms of allergy and inflammation.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Decdak work?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

Decdak works by suppressing body's normal immune response to inflammation which is responsible for symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. This results in decreased inflammation and provides relief from the symptoms associated with it.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Decdak cause hiccups?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Decdak if taken in tablet form might cause hiccups, but it has been mainly associated with patients who received chemotherapy.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Decdak cause high blood pressure?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

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



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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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