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Dexamethasone Injection

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Dexamethasone Injection

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Dexamethasone Injection Information

Dexamethasone Injection Benefits & Uses

Dexamethasone Injection is used to treat the following -

Dexamethasone Injection 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 Dexamethasone Injection

Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone Injection Side Effects

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

Dexamethasone Injection Related Warnings

Is the use of Dexamethasone Injection safe for pregnant women?

Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection has many dangerous side effects on pregnant women, so do not consume it without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Dexamethasone Injection safe during breastfeeding?

Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Dexamethasone Injection on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection. 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 Dexamethasone Injection on the Liver?

Liver can be affected by Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection. 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 Dexamethasone Injection on the Heart?

Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection can cause side effects that could harm the heart. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Dexamethasone Injection with Other Drugs

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

Dexamethasone Injection Contraindications

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

Is this Dexamethasone Injection habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection.

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

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection in mental disorders is not effective.

नहीं

Dexamethasone Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dexamethasone Injection

There is no information on the effects of food and Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Dexamethasone Injection

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Dexamethasone 4 Mg Injection.

Unknown

Dexamethasone Injection से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल over 1 year पहले

Can I take Dexamethasone Injection without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

No, Dexamethasone Injection 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 Dexamethasone Injection 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 10 months पहले

Does Dexamethasone Injection cause low potassium?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

Yes, long-term use of Dexamethasone Injection 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.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Is Dexamethasone Injection a pain-killer?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

Dexamethasone Injection is not a pain-killer. It belongs to the class of drug called steroids. Which can help in relieving symptoms of allergy and inflammation.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Dexamethasone Injection cause hiccups?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS, General Physician

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

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I take Dexamethasone Injection with phenylephrine?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Dexamethasone Injection 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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