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About the drug:
Dexamethasone is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Decmax tablets. Dexamethasone is a member of the glucocorticoid class of steroid drugs. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant. It is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation and relieves inflammation in various parts of the body.
Uses of the drug:
Dexamethasone is used to treat many different conditions such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders, skin inflammation, cancer such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma, nausea and vomiting associated with some chemotherapy drugs. It is also used to replace steroids in conditions of adrenal insufficiency.
Working of the drug:
Dexamethasone is a synthetic corticosteroid. Corticosteroids are the naturally-occurring chemicals produced by the adrenal glands located above the kidneys. Corticosteroids affect the function of many cells within the body and suppress the immune system. Corticosteroids also block inflammation and are used in a wide variety of inflammatory diseases affecting many organs
Decmax is manufactured by Zydus, India. This drug is available on our website under various different pack sizes. To buy Decmax–4 mg tablets online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Decmax – 4 mg tablet
- Dexona – 4 mg tablet
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Dexamethasone or any other ingredient of the medicine
- Have an internal fungal or viral infection
- Have an active peptic ulcer
- Have a problem of bone thinning or osteoporosis
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are a breastfeeding woman
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have any liver problems
- Have had strokes or heart attacks
- Have a history of depression
- Have diabetes
- Have any kidney problem
- Have an inflammation of the bowel wall
- Have a problem of epilepsy
- Any eye disease
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two tablets at one time to double the dose.
How to take the drug?
The drug is to be taken daily with food or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Take this drug exactly as your doctor prescribed to you. Do not break or chew the tablet.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you complete the prescription. Do not stop taking the dose even if you feel better and cured. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor immediately, or get emergency medical attention.
If you miss a dose of Dexamethasone, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, constipation, dry mouth are the common side effects of Dexamethasone. If any of these effects continuing for a long time or the condition become uncontrolled, contact your doctor immediately.
Dexamethasone may rarely cause serious side effects such as severe abdominal pain, severe depression, seizure, bloody stools, coughing of blood, low potassium, uneven heart attack, shortness of breath, sleep problem, slow wound healing, and increased sweating.
Common drug interactions:
You must let your doctor know about your medical history in advance and always take the list of all medications with you, which you may be using, especially these ones: Aspirin, hydrochlorothiazide, warfarin, ketoconazole, cyclosporine, rifampin, phenytoin, phenobarbital, insulin.However, this is not a complete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interactions. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms as you are having
- In case you do not feel better and cured after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
- Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it