Dexona 0.5 Mg Tablet
USA Brand Name
Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone)
What Is The Generic Name For Dexona 0.5 Mg?
Dexamethasone is the generic version for Dexona 0.5 mg
Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone)?
About Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone)
Dexona 0.5 mg contains an active ingredient, Dexamethasone, which is used in the treatment of external and internal swelling related to diseases like Asthma, Colitis, Arthritis, severe skin allergies, etc. It is available at all the leading pharmacies, drugstores, and medical supply stores and can be given by doctor’s prescription only.
Zydus Cadila is one of the top leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Dexona 0.5 mg.
Dexona 0.5 mg contains an active ingredient, Dexamethasone, 0.5 mg. It is also available in the various strengths at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone)?
Dexona 0.5 mg is used in the treatment of:
- Joint Inflammation
- Eye/Ear Inflammation
- Bacterial Meningitis
- Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
- Cushing’s syndrome
- Cerebral Edema
- Rheumatic disorders
- Nephrotic syndrome
How Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone) Works?
Dexona 0.5 mg is a corticosteroid which has Dexamethasone, as an active ingredient. It prevents late phase allergic reactions by preventing the release of chemicals responsible for allergy.
Before You Use Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone):
- Make sure that you are not allergic to Dexamethasone
- Make sure that you do not have Glaucoma or Diabetes
- Make sure that your doctor knows about your medical history
What Should You Avoid While Taking Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone)?
- You should not drive after taking this tablet
- You should avoid Dexona if you have stomach or Duodenal Ulcer.
- You should consult your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, or if you have high blood pressure and heart disease.
- You should avoid Dexona if you are Pregnant.
- You should avoid other Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone)?
You should not take Dexona 0.5 mg if you:
- Have any Allergy
- Have Systematic Fungal Infection
- Have Cerebral Malaria
Tell Your Doctor If You:
- Have an allergy to the tablet
- Have any other heart disease
- Have any kidney or liver disease
- Are taking alcohol or other drugs
- Are Pregnant or trying to conceive
- Are Breastfeeding
Dexona 0.5 mg contains Dexamethasone, which is used in the treatment of external and internal swelling related to diseases like Asthma, Colitis, Arthritis, severe skin allergies, etc. It is available in various strengths. Dose and time for Dexona 0.5 mg should be prescribed by the doctor only because dose and time may vary depending upon the age and severity of the infection in patients. Adults should take medicine at a fixed time and regularly.
How Much Of The Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone) to Be Used?
Dexona 0.5 mg is available in various strengths at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores. Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Dexona 0.5 mg.
How To Take The Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone)?
Dexona 0.5 mg dose should be taken at a fixed time as directed by your doctor. You should swallow (Orally) the tablet as a whole with water. Do not try to chew or crush it. It is preferred to take it with food.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone)?
You are always advised to take Dexona 0.5 mg as prescribed by your doctor. Do not start/stop using this medicine yourself. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Do not take Dexona 0.5 mg in a smaller or larger amount or for a longer period than recommended.
You should contact your doctor immediately if you suspect an overdose.
You should try to take every dose of Dexona 0.5 mg at a fixed time. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is time to take another dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.
What Are The Side Effects Of The Dexona 0.5 Mg (Dexamethasone)?
- Electrolyte Imbalance
- Redistribution/accumulation of body fat
- Bone degradation
- Increased risk of infection
- Muscle disorders
- Increased blood pressure
- Altered bone growth
- Skin scar
- Behavioral changes
- The increased glucose level in a blood
- Severe allergic reactions
- Loss of vision or blurred vision
- Black or tarry stools
- Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands, and feet
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines have been reported to interact with Dexona 0.5 mg. It can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on other medications. It interacts with the following medicine:
- Live attenuated vaccines and related products
This medicine also interacts with disease conditions like:
- Electrolyte imbalance
- Gastrointestinal perforations
- Myocardial infarction
- Ocular Herpes infection
- Threadworm infection
Warning And Precaution:
Dexona 0.5 mg is contraindicated in conditions like:
- Allergic reactions
- Change in Blood pressure
- Pregnant and breastfeeding women
- Systematic fungal infections
- Delayed wound healing
- Always consult your doctor to get the best possible treatment
Things To Remember:
- Keep out of reach of children
- Always read the information written on the leaflet of medicine.
- Always consult your doctor if you have any doubt regarding the dose, time and strength of the Tablet.
- It should be used cautiously in case of a disease like Cirrhosis, Diverticulitis, Peptic Ulcer, and Kidney Disease.
- Dexona 0.5 mg should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this tablet before completion of the course.
Store the Dexona 0.5 mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and tablets are not damaged.