Kaizen Pharmaceuticals Dexacort Eye Drop

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Kaizen Pharmaceuticals Dexacort Eye Drop

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Dexacort Information

Dexacort is a prescription medicine that is available as a Drops. It is primarily used for the treatment of Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines. The alternative uses of Dexacort have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Dexacort. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Common side effects of Dexacort include Skin scar, Dryness, Itching or burning. Some other side effects of Dexacort have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Dexacort are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

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

Dexacort is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Infections, Liver Disease, Heart Disease are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Dexacort are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Dexacort with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

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

  1. Dexacort Benefits & Uses
  2. Dexacort Dosage & How to Take
  3. Dexacort Side Effects
  4. Dexacort Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Dexacort with Other Drugs
  6. Dexacort Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Dexacort
  8. Dexacort Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Dexacort Benefits & Uses

Dexacort is used to treat the following -

  1. Allergy Primary
  2. Asthma Primary
  3. Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines Primary
  4. Skin Disorders Primary
  5. Eye Disorders Primary
  6. Nephrotic Syndrome Primary
  7. Inflammatory Disease Primary
  8. Swelling
  9. Lymphoma
  10. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  11. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  12. Ear Discharge
  13. Swollen Eyes
  14. Burning Eyes
  15. Uveitis
  16. Cushing's Syndrome
  17. Ulcerative Colitis
  18. Psoriasis
  19. Multiple Myeloma
  20. Multiple Sclerosis
  21. Brain Tumour
  22. Gout Primary
  23. Lichen Planus
  24. Bursitis
  25. Osteoarthritis
  26. Angioedema
  27. Eczema
  28. Dermatitis
  29. Iritis
  30. Arthritis Primary
  31. Anaphylactic Shock Primary

Dexacort Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Dexacort

Dexamethasone

Dexacort Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dexacort 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

Dexacort Related Warnings

Is the use of Dexacort safe for pregnant women?

Dexacort shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Dexacort safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Dexacort on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Dexacort. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Dexacort on the Liver?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Dexacort on the Heart?

There may be severe side effects of Dexacort on your heart. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Dexacort with Other Drugs

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

Dexacort Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dexacort 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 Dexacort

Is this Dexacort habit forming or addictive?

Dexacort does not cause addiction.

No

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

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

Safe

Is it safe?

Dexacort 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, the use of Dexacort in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Dexacort Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dexacort

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

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Dexacort

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Dexacort.

Unknown

Dexacort FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Precautions to be taken while taking Dexacort

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Precautions must be taken in patients with hypothyroidism, cirrhosis, hypertension, congestive heart failure, ulcerative colitis, thromboembolic disorders, osteoporosis, glaucoma, diabetes, peptic ulcer. Your doctor may tell you to follow low-sodium, low-salt, potassium-rich, or high-protein diet if you are taking Dexacort.

Question over 1 year ago

Can Dexacort cause high blood pressure?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

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

Question over 1 year ago

Does Dexacort cause low potassium?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, long-term use of Dexacort may cause low potassium in your body by increasing the excretion of potassium in the urine. This can result in symptoms such as muscle cramps, weakness, tiredness, and an irregular heartbeat.

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Dexacort safe to use?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Dexacort 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 2 years ago

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

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

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

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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