What is Dexamethasone?
Dexamethasone Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Skin Inflammation, Allergy, Ulcerative Colitis, Breathing Problems, Lupus Vulgaris Or Lupus Erythematosus, Arthritis and other conditions.
Dexamethasone Injection contains Dexamethasone as an active ingredient.
Dexamethasone Injection works by preventing late phase Allergic reactions by preventing release of chemicals responsible for allergy.
Detailed information related to Dexamethasone Injection’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Dexamethasone Injection Uses
Dexamethasone Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Skin Inflammation
· Ulcerative Colitis
· Breathing Problems
· Lupus Vulgaris Or Lupus Erythematosus
Dexamethasone Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Dexamethasone Injection improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Preventing late phase Allergic reactions by preventing release of chemicals responsible for allergy.
Dexamethasone Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients
Dexamethasone Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Dexamethasone (40 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Dexamethasone Injection – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Dexamethasone Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Labile Mood
· Suicidal Thoughts
· Menstrual Irregularity
· Swelling Due To Fluid Retention
· Potassium Loss
Dexamethasone Injection – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Do not stop using dexamethasone suddenly
· Do not use it if you have a fungal infection, stomach or duodenal ulcer, kidney or liver problems
· Do precaution if you have high blood pressure, heart disease or you have recently had a heart attack