Dexelex Injection

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Dexelex Injection

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Hydrocortisone साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

Dexelex के सारे विकल्प देखें

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Dexelex Information

Dexelex, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis. Other than this, Dexelex has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Dexelex depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Dexelex include Skin Rash, Facial swelling, Muscle cramps or spasms (painful). Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Dexelex can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Dexelex are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Dexelex's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Unknown while nursing. Warnings related to Dexelex's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Other contraindications of Dexelex have been discussed in the sections ahead.

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

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Dexelex is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.

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

Dexelex Benefits & Uses

Dexelex is used to treat the following -

  1. Ulcerative Colitis Primary
  2. Psoriasis
  3. Inflammatory Disease
  4. Piles
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  6. Dermatitis
  7. Eczema
  8. Osteoarthritis
  9. Gout
  10. Itchy Scalp
  11. Itchy Ear

Dexelex Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Dexelex

Hydrocortisone

Dexelex Side Effects

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

  1. Electrolyte imbalance
  2. Redistribution/accumulation of body fat
  3. Increased risk of infection
  4. Bone degradation
  5. Skin scar
  6. Unusual behavior
  7. Altered bone growth
  8. Increased blood pressure
  9. Muscle disorders
  10. Increased Glucose level in the blood
  11. Cataract
  12. Skin Thinning
  13. Contact Dermatitis
  14. Angioedema
  15. Bone Fracture
  16. Bradycardia
  17. Edema
  18. Heart Attack
  19. Arrhythimia
  20. Erythema
  21. Cushing syndrome
  22. Skin Rash Common
  23. Facial swelling
  24. Muscle cramps or spasms (painful)
  25. Nausea or vomiting
  26. Abdominal Pain Common
  27. Decreased blood pressure
  28. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)

Dexelex Related Warnings

Is the use of Dexelex safe for pregnant women?

Dexelex can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Dexelex, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Dexelex safe during breastfeeding?

Due to lack of research work on this topic, the side effects of Dexelex for breastfeeding women are not known.

Unknown

What is the effect of Dexelex on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Dexelex. 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 Dexelex on the Liver?

Dexelex may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Dexelex on the Heart?

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

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Dexelex with Other Drugs

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

Dexelex Contraindications

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

  1. Shock
  2. Infections
  3. Tuberculous Meningitis (TBM)
  4. Dehydration
  5. Potassium Deficiency
  6. Calcium Deficiency
  7. Gastritis
  8. Ulcerative Colitis
  9. Heart Disease
  10. Peptic Ulcer
  11. Scleroderma
  12. Depression
  13. Heart Failure
  14. High Blood Pressure
  15. Osteoporosis
  16. Diabetes
  17. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  18. Diaper Rash
  19. Tuberculosis (TB)

Frequently asked Questions about Dexelex

Is this Dexelex habit forming or addictive?

Dexelex 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 Dexelex since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Dexelex only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Dexelex cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Dexelex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dexelex

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

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Dexelex

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Dexelex with alcohol will be.

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

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