Dexona 0.5 mg (Dexamethasone)
Dexona 0.5mg contains Dexamethasone as an active ingredient. This medication is an effective corticosteroid hormone which works by amending the immune system reaction and elicit other metabolic effects. It is commonly prescribed to treat inflammation results due to many different diseases and allergies, as it has anti-inflammatory properties.
What is Dexona 0.5 mg used for?
Dexona 0.5mg is used to treat many various inflammatory problems such as osteoarthritis, disorders of hormones, inflammation triggered by allergy, skin and eye conditions, ulcerative colitis and asthma also. Some physician may also prescribe the medication to avert nausea and vomiting related with chemotherapy for cancer treatment.
How does Dexona 0.5 mg work?
Dexona consist of main ingredient Dexamethasone. It belongs to a group of drugs called corticosteroids. It prevents late phase allergic reactions by preventing release of chemicals responsible for allergy.
What does Dexona 0.5 mg contain?
Dexona 0.5 mg contains main ingredients Dexamethasone.
What are the side effects of Dexona 0.5 mg?
Dexona 0.5 mg have few side effects as like other medications and side effects occur if taken high doses.
The most commonly side effects when taking Dexona 0.5 mg are:
- Acne problems
- Excess Sweating
- Discolored, drying or thinner skin
- Slower healing of wounds
- Painful or bloated feeling affects the stomach
Call your physician or take immediate medical help if any of these above mentioned symptoms persist longer.
This is not the list of all possible side effects. You may or may not experience all of them. In case you experience any other side effects other than these mentioned in the please inform your physician.
What medications interact with Dexona 0.5 mg?
Always, consult your physician, if you are taking any other medicine, including any that you buy without a prescription from the nearest medical store. Physician will provide you list of drugs to avoid that can have possible interaction with Dexona 0.5 mg.
When should Dexona 0.5 mg not be used?
Dexona 0.5 mg should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to Dexamethasone and other components present in the formulation.
How should Dexona 0.5 mg be used?
Depending on the condition your physician will decide the suitable dose. Therefore, it is important to follow your physician’s instructions for better results.
How long should you take Dexona 0.5 mg?
You should continue taking Dexona 0.5 mg till the physician advises you to do so. Do not stop taking medicine on your own without consulting your physician.
Missed dose of Dexona 0.5 mg
If you have missed a dose of Dexona 0.5 mg take it as soon as you remember. If it is time to take the next dose is near, please skip the missed dose and take your upcoming dose as prescribed by your physician. Avoid intake of two doses at the same time to compensate the missed dose.
How long Dexona 0.5 mg be stored?
- Keep the Dexona 0.5 mg out of reach of children and pets
- Do not store near heat or open flame
- Keep far from direct light at a room temperature