Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet

 157 people have bought this recently
10 Tablet in 1 Strip
₹ 2
10 TABLET 1 Strip ₹ 2
  • Out of Stock

  • Manufactured by: Wockhardt Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Dexamethasone (0.5 mg)

Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet Information

Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as 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 ST 0.5 Mg Tablet have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet include Skin scar, Dryness, Itching or burning. While these are the most often observed Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet related warnings talks about Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Decdak ST 0.5 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 ST 0.5 Mg Tablet contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Decdak ST 0.5 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 ST 0.5 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Decdak ST 0.5 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 ST 0.5 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 ST 0.5 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 ST 0.5 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 ST 0.5 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 ST 0.5 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet

  • Is this Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet has not been reported.

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


    Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Decdak ST 0.5 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 ST 0.5 Mg Tablet for mental disorders.

    No

Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet


    There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet


    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Decdak ST 0.5 Mg Tablet with alcohol will be.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Decdak ST 0.5 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.



See all substitutes for Decdak



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)

Ayurvedic Alternatives from myUpchar Ayurveda

Skin Infection Tablet 60 Tablet in 1 Bottle ₹499 ₹79937% off
Nimbadi Churna 60 Tablet in 1 Bottle ₹405 ₹45010% off
See more


In stock alternatives of Decdak (based on Dexamethasone (0.5 mg))

Decdan 0.5 Mg Tablet
Decdan 0.5 Mg Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹2
Dexona Tablet (30)
Dexona Tablet (30) 30 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹6 ₹75% off
Dexona Tablet (10)
Dexona Tablet (10) 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹2 ₹330% off
Demisone 0.5 Tablet
Demisone 0.5 Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹2
Biodexone 8 Tablet
Biodexone 8 Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹72
Methasone Tablet
Methasone Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹4


You may also like

Fexy 120 Tablet
Fexy 120 Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹172 ₹1815% off
Histafree 120 Mg Tablet
Histafree 120 Mg Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹94 ₹995% off
Ebast Tablet
Ebast Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹93 ₹985% off
Alerid Tablet
Alerid Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹19 ₹205% off
Avil NU Tablet
Avil NU Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹17 ₹185% off
Cetzine Tablet (10)
Cetzine Tablet (10) 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹26 ₹275% off



BEST ALTERNATIVE
₹629 ₹699 10% OFF
Antifungal Cream