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DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML

Manufacturer

WOC-WOCKHARDT PRIVATE LIMTED

Composition

DEXAMETHASONE-8MG/2ML

Pack Of

1 INJECTION

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML

Product Details

About DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML

DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML belongs to a class of medications called 'Corticosteroids' prescribed for various allergic and inflammatory conditions, including severe illnesses like cancer. DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML primarily treats and reduce symptoms of a wide range of inflammation, infections, allergic disorders, autoimmune diseases, cancer, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses. DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML is used as an anti-inflammatory medication (to decrease excess fluid overload) associated with spine and brain tumour (cancer), gastrointestinal inflammation disease (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis), joint disorder (rheumatoid arthritis), allergies (asthma), autoimmune diseases (lupus), and to enhance appetite in the cancer patients. In some cancer patients, it reduces symptoms of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. In addition to this, DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML also treat croup (barking cough) in the children and reduces the eye/ear inflammation.

DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML contains 'Dexamethasone' usually prescribed as a short-term medication to treat and prevent various inflammation in the body. Corticosteroids are naturally found in our body and intake of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML boost our body with an extra corticosteroid to treat multiple illnesses, including inflammation and allergies in the body. DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML is a corticosteroid that reduces inflammation/swelling and redness by preventing infection-fighting white blood cells (WBCs) from travelling to the area of swelling in your body. It also blocks chemical messenger in the brain that is responsible for causing inflammation and pain, helping reduce symptoms in various diseases. As a result, it lowers inflammation, which could otherwise make the condition worse. Effectively, DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML helps to treat a wide range of inflammatory, allergic, and autoimmune diseases.

DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML contains Dexamethasone available in oral form, injection, nasal drops, inhalers and spray. DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML must be taken regularly to get the maximum benefit of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML. Most of the side effects of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. Common side effects include stomach upset, low bone density, mood changes, increased oral thrush (due to fungal infection). However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

It is not advisable to suddenly stop this medicine to avoid unpleasant side effects and sudden withdrawal symptoms. Inform your doctor if you have any lung or kidney disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), blood cancer, migraine (severe headache), epilepsy (fits), tuberculosis (TB), depression, high blood pressure, or heart problem. While taking DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML, do not contact anyone who has shingles, chickenpox, or measles. If you accidentally come in contact with any person having them, please inform your doctor immediately as it requires special treatment if you have not had these illnesses. Please tell your doctor if you have had an accident, need to undergo a scheduled surgery, are ill, need a vaccination (especially a live vaccination), as your doctor might discontinue DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML in these conditions. Inform your doctor before taking DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML if you are planning to get pregnant, are pregnant, or breastfeeding as DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML is not recommended in these stages. The use of alcohol should be limited to avoid stomach ulcer formation, especially in patients with a peptic ulcer (stomach ulcer).

Uses of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML

Inflammation, Allergies, Cancer, Croup (barking cough in children), Auto-immune diseases, Rheumatoid arthritis

Directions for Use

Tablet form: It should be taken with a meal or just after a meal with plenty of water to avoid upset stomach in dose and duration prescribed by a doctor.Injection form: Injection should only be put at the hospital by an expert.Soluble tablets: Dissolve it in a glass of water and then drink it.Liquid form: DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML generally comes with a plastic syringe or spoon for accurate measurement. A kitchen spoon should not be used as it does not give the right amount.Inhaler: Breathe in slowly and hold the DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML with the mouthpiece down. Now, place your lips around the mouthpiece for a tight seal. As you start slowly to breathe in through your mouth, press down on the inhaler one time. Keep breathing deeply in a slow manner.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML

Like all medicines, DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Most of the side effects of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. Common side effects include stomach upset, low bone density, mood changes, oral thrush (prone to fungal infection). If you are using the injection form of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML, it may cause application site reactions, which will disappear soon. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. If you experience any allergic reaction symptoms such as rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc., you should immediately contact the doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML if you are allergic to any corticosteroids or any of the ingredients of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML. If you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding, it is recommended usually not to take DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML. Do not abruptly stop taking DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML as you might feel a headache or problem with vision, fever, pain in muscles, which are withdrawal symptoms of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML. Consult your doctor, and your dose be lowered gradually to avoid any withdrawal symptoms. While taking DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML, do not contact anyone who has shingles, chickenpox, or measles. If you accidentally come in contact with any person having them, please inform your doctor immediately as it requires special treatment if you have not had these illnesses. Intake of alcohol should be limited as it may lead to stomach ulcers when taken along with DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML. Inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), blood cancer, migraine (severe headache), epilepsy (frequent fits), tuberculosis (TB), depression, high blood pressure, or heart problem. If you have had an accident, need to undergo a scheduled surgery, need a vaccination (especially a live vaccination), tell this to doctor that you are taking DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML as it needs to be stopped in all of the above conditions.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Alcohol is not known to cause any unpleasant side effects if taken along with DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML. But intake of alcohol with DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML may damage your liver. So intake of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML should be avoided with DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML is a category C pregnancy drug, and it not safe to be taken in pregnancy.

  • Breast Feeding

    DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML is known to pass through the breast milk. So, it is recommended not to be taken during breastfeeding.

  • Driving

    DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML can affect alertness and coordination. So, operating machinery which requires concentration should be avoided. DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML does not make you sleepy, and so it's usually safe to drive a car. However, do not drive a car or operate machinery if your eyesight is affected.

  • Liver

    DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Kidney

    DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Other Information (DEC0013)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

While taking DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML, do not contact anyone who has shingles, chickenpox, or measles. If you accidentally come in contact with any person having them, please inform your doctor immediately as it requires special treatment if you have not had these illnesses.

If you miss a dose of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it's almost time for the next dose, do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

If you take more DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML than required, please visit a doctor as it requires immediate medical attention. Excessive intake of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML may lead to swelling of the throat, difficulty breathing, or any skin reaction.

No, do not abruptly stop taking DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML as you might feel headache or problem with vision, fever, pain in muscles, which are withdrawal symptoms of DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML. Consult your doctor, and your dose be lowered gradually to avoid any withdrawal symptoms.

DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML is a category C pregnancy drug. So, it is not recommended in pregnancy as it might affect the unborn baby.

If you have diabetes, DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML can increase your blood sugar level. If you are taking DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML and have diabetes, please monitor your blood sugar level regularly. If you pass urine frequently, please consult your doctor, and your diabetes medication might need to be changed.

No, it is not safe to give DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML for a long duration to children as it can lead to the slowing of growth. It can be used as a short term medication to treat croup disease only if prescribed by a child specialist.

No, if you have ever had depression or manic depression (bipolar disorder) or currently taking any antidepressant pills (like lithium) for it, contact your doctor before taking DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Wockhardt Towers, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051, Maharashtra, India

DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML

DECDAN 8MG INGECTION 2ML

MRP: 10.40

Vial
1

1 Injection in 1 Vial