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Contains / Salt: Dexamethasone

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Dexa Information

Dexa Benefits & Uses

Dexa is used to treat the following -

Dexa 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.

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Ingredients of Dexa


Dexa Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dexa is used -

  1. Electrolyte imbalance
  2. Bone degradation
  3. Skin scar
  4. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  5. Cataract Moderate
  6. Skin irritation
  7. Allergic reaction
  8. Edema Severe
  9. Dryness
  10. Itching or burning
  11. Adrenal insufficiency
  12. Blurred vision
  13. Pelvic Pain
  14. Bone Fracture
  15. Bradycardia
  16. Visual Disturbance
  17. Hypertension
  18. Memory problems
  19. Conjunctivitis Moderate
  20. Dizziness Mild
  21. Fever Mild
  22. Loss of appetite

Dexa Related Warnings

Is the use of Dexa safe for pregnant women?

Those pregnant women want to take Dexa, before that take doctor advice regarding how to use. If you don't do same then it will cause harmful effects on your health.


Is the use of Dexa safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Dexa may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Dexa should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.


What is the effect of Dexa on the Kidneys?

There may be an adverse effect on [Organ] after taking Dexa. 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.


What is the effect of Dexa on the Liver?

Dexa can have moderate side effects on the [Organ]. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


What is the effect of Dexa on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on [Organ] after taking Dexa. 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.


Severe Interaction of Dexa with Other Drugs

Dexa should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Dexa Contraindications

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

  1. Infections
  2. Allergy
  3. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  4. Tuberculosis (TB)
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Heart Disease
  7. Osteoporosis
  8. Depression
  9. Cataract
  10. Glaucoma
  11. Diabetes
  12. Drug Allergies

Frequently asked Questions about Dexa

Is this Dexa habit forming or addictive?

No, Dexa is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Dexa since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

" Yes, Dexa it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of [medicine] in mental disorders is not effective.

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Dexa Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dexa

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Dexa with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Dexa

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Dexa and alcohol. No research has been done on this.


Dexa से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 9 months पहले

What is Dexa?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS, General Physician

This Dexa 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.

सवाल 15 days पहले

Can Dexa raise blood sugar?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Yes, Dexa 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.

सवाल 6 months पहले

Can I take Dexa without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

No, Dexa is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because Dexa suppresses the immune system that causes decreased immunity which can lead to infection to the patient taking it. Hence patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can Dexa cause weight gain?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetology

Yes, use of Dexa 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.

सवाल 3 months पहले

Can Dexa cause hiccups?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS, General Physician

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


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