Dexona Tablet (10)

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  • Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila
  • Contains / Salt: Dexamethasone (0.5 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

    Dexona Tablet (10) Information

    Dexona Tablet (10), a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines. Other than this, Dexona Tablet (10) has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The optimal dosage of Dexona Tablet (10) is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Common side effects of Dexona Tablet (10) include Skin scar, Dryness, Itching or burning. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Dexona Tablet (10) as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Dexona Tablet (10) are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Dexona Tablet (10)'s effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Further, the section on Dexona Tablet (10) related warnings talks about Dexona Tablet (10)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Dexona Tablet (10) is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Infections, Liver Disease, Heart Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Dexona Tablet (10) have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Besides this, Dexona Tablet (10) may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Dexona Tablet (10) is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



    Dexona Tablet (10) Benefits & Uses

    Dexona Tablet (10) is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Dexona Tablet (10) 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

    Dexona Tablet (10) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Dexona Tablet (10) safe for pregnant women?


      Dexona should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Dexona Tablet (10) safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Dexona. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Dexona Tablet (10) on the Kidneys?


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

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Dexona Tablet (10) on the Liver?


      The liver can be affected by Dexona. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Dexona only after medical advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Dexona Tablet (10) on the Heart?


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

      Severe


    Dexona Tablet (10) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dexona Tablet (10) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Dexona Tablet (10)

    • Is this Dexona Tablet (10) habit forming or addictive?


      Dexona Tablet (10) does not cause addiction.

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


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Dexona Tablet (10) since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Dexona Tablet (10) 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?


      No, Dexona Tablet (10) cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Dexona Tablet (10) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Dexona Tablet (10)


      There is no information on the effects of taking Dexona Tablet (10) with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Dexona Tablet (10)


      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Dexona Tablet (10) and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Dexona Tablet (10)

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Dexona on my own or without doctors advice?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    No. Dexona Should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine. Suddenly stopping Dexona can cause withdrawal symptoms.

    Question about 5 years ago

    When to take Dexona?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Dexona should be ideally taken with food after evening. It has been observed that food has minimal significance in the drug absorption. However, you are recommended to take it as per the doctor's instructions.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Dexona cause hiccups?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Dexona raise blood sugar?

    Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    Yes, Dexona can raise blood sugar in diabetic patients. It raises blood sugar level by increasing the glucose production in the body and decreasing the effect of insulin which is produced by the pancreas. However, it is best to consult your doctor if you have diabetes while taking it.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Dexona cause high blood pressure?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, long-term use of Dexona can cause high blood pressure because Dexona 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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