Dexona 0.5 Mg Tablet
USA Brand Name
Cadila Healthcare, India
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.
Cadila Healthcare (India) 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:
Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
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
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)?
Redistribution/accumulation of body fat
Increased risk of infection
Increased blood pressure
Altered bone growth
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:
Ocular Herpes infection
Warning And Precaution:
Dexona 0.5 mg is contraindicated in conditions like:
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.