Dexagee 0.5 Tablet

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Dexagee 0.5 Tablet Information

Dexagee 0.5 Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines. Dexagee 0.5 Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Dexagee 0.5 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 Dexagee 0.5 Tablet include Skin scar, Dryness, Itching or burning. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Dexagee 0.5 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Dexagee 0.5 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Dexagee 0.5 Tablet has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Dexagee 0.5 Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Dexagee 0.5 Tablet related warnings section.

Dexagee 0.5 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Infections, Liver Disease, Heart Disease as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Dexagee 0.5 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

Besides this, Dexagee 0.5 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Dexagee 0.5 Tablet is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Dexagee 0.5 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Dexagee 0.5 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Dexagee 0.5 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

Dexagee 0.5 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Dexagee 0.5 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Dexagee 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 Dexagee 0.5 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Dexagee may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Dexagee should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Dexagee 0.5 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Dexagee. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Dexagee 0.5 Tablet on the Liver?


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

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Dexagee 0.5 Tablet on the Heart?


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

    Severe


Dexagee 0.5 Tablet Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Dexagee 0.5 Tablet

  • Is this Dexagee 0.5 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Dexagee 0.5 Tablet does not cause addiction.

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


    Dexagee 0.5 Tablet does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Dexagee 0.5 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?


    Dexagee 0.5 Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Dexagee 0.5 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Dexagee 0.5 Tablet


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Dexagee 0.5 Tablet, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Dexagee 0.5 Tablet


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Dexagee 0.5 Tablet and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Dexagee 0.5 Tablet

Question about 5 years ago

How does Dexagee work?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

Dexagee 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 over 4 years ago

Can Dexagee raise blood sugar?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Dexagee 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 over 4 years ago

Precautions to be taken while taking Dexagee

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 Dexagee.

Question over 4 years ago

Is Dexagee a pain-killer?

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

Dexagee 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 4 years ago

Can I take Dexagee with phenylephrine?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Dexagee 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.



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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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