Medicine : Dexona Tab(10s)

Name:Dexona Tab(10s)
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Zydus Cadila
Generic Use:Dexamethasone
Composition:Dexamethasone(0.5 Mg)
Substitutes:dexamethasone (0.5mg) , dexaken (0.5mg) , dexalide (0.5mg) , dexacip (0.5mg) , demisone (0.5mg) , decdan (0.5mg) , wymesone (0.5mg) , dexamine (0.5mg) , idizone (0.5mg) , decdakst (0.5mg) , dexariv (0.5mg) , decicort (0.5mg) , dexamag (0.5mg) , decdak st(0.5mg) , dexacron (0.5mg) , dexona forte(0.5mg) , d cort(0.5mg) , dexona dropseye , dexacron oral eye(10ml) , dexona (0.5mg) , dexasone (0.5mg) , dexona tab(10s)


Generic ( Dexamethasone )



Typical use Of Dexamethasone :Anorexia In Palliative Care, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Dyspnoea, Dyspnoea In Palliative Care, Headache Due To Raised Intracranial Pressure In Palliative Care, Nausea And Vomiting (chemotherapy Induced), Pain Due To Nerve Compression In Palliative Care, Raised Intracranial Pressure, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Shock, Suppression Of Inflammatory And Allergic Disorders.
Mechanism of action of Dexamethasone :Dexamethasone Is A Glucocorticoid Agonist. Unbound Dexamethasone Crosses Cell Membranes And Binds With High Affinity To Specific Cytoplasmic Glucocorticoid Receptors. This Complex Binds To DNA Elements (glucocorticoid Response Elements) Which Results In A Modification Of Transcription And, Hence, Protein Synthesis In Order To Achieve Inhibition Of Leukocyte Infiltration At The Site Of Inflammation, Interference In The Function Of Mediators Of Inflammatory Response, Suppression Of Humoral Immune Responses, And Reduction In Edema Or Scar Tissue. The Antiinflammatory Actions Of Dexamethasone Are Thought To Involve Phospholipase A2 Inhibitory Proteins, Lipocortins, Which Control The Biosynthesis Of Potent Mediators Of Inflammation Such As Prostaglandins And Leukotrienes.
Drug Interaction of Dexamethasone :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Dexamethasone :Glaucoma, Peptic Ulceration, Myopathy, Osteoporosis, Growth Retardation, Aseptic Bone Necrosis, Ocular Hypertension, Subcapsular Cataract, Pancreatic Disturbance, Cushing Like Features, Oedema, Retinal Detachment, Nausea, Vomiting, Insomnia, Nervousness, Nocturia, Increased Appetite, Obesity, Facial Rounding, Fragility Of Skin, Euphoria, Glucose Intolerance.

INTERACTIONS OF DEXAMETHASONE


How Dexamethasone will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Dexamethasone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Dexamethasone

No Studies Found