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Dexona Tablet 30's belongs to a class of steroid (corticosteroid) medicine. When your body does not produce enough of this hormone, it is often utilized to replace it. It treats various medical conditions, including allergic or inflammatory and autoimmune conditions. Furthermore, it is approved for the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in adult and adolescent patients (aged 12 years and older with a body weight of at least 40 kg) who require supplemental oxygen therapy.
Dexona Tablet 30's contains dexamethasone, a steroid with both anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant activity. Anti-inflammatory activity relieves the symptoms of inflammatory conditions such as redness, swelling, and tenderness caused by various medical conditions. On the other side, immunosuppressant activity helps to calm your immune system. As a result, it can aid in autoimmune diseases, in which your immune system erroneously destroys your own tissues.
Dexona Tablet 30's should be taken as prescribed by the physician. Some people may experience weight gain, indigestion, headache, dizziness, rash, fluid retention (swelling in your hands or ankles), sleep problems, mild mood changes and nausea. If the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
Dexona Tablet 30's is recommended not to take if you are allergic to dexamethasone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine or any signs of an allergic reaction include a rash, itching or shortness of breath or If you have an infection that affects the whole body or If you need to have a vaccination, particularly with ‘live virus’ vaccines. Before obtaining the Dexona Tablet 30's, notify your doctor about your medical history and any other medications you are currently taking to rule out any potentially harmful effects. Dexona Tablet 30's should be used in pregnant and nursing women only if clinically needed; so, if you are a pregnant woman or nursing mother, do not consume Dexona Tablet 30's without consulting your doctor. Dexona Tablet 30's may cause a reduction in mental awareness; thus, avoid using machinery or driving.
Allergic or inflammatory conditions, Covid-19.
Dexona Tablet 30's is a steroid (corticosteroids) medication. Corticosteroids occur naturally in the body and contribute to overall health and well-being. Increasing your body's corticosteroid levels (such as dexamethasone) is an effective strategy for treating various disorders involving inflammation. Dexamethasone decreases inflammation, which might otherwise worsen your disease. You must take it daily to get the most out of this medication. It is also approved for the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in adults and adolescents (aged 12 years and older with a body weight of at least 40 kg) who require supplemental oxygen therapy.
Let your doctor know before prescribing Dexona Tablet 30's if you are allergic to any content of this medicine or sulphites. You should disclose to your doctor if you have received any live virus vaccines. You should discuss with your doctor if you have fungal infections, amoebiasis, myasthenia gravis, peptic ulcer, osteoporosis, psychoses, eye infections, glaucoma, mental conditions, TB, bacteraemia (viable bacteria in the bloodstream), joint, liver, kidney, or heart conditions and septic arthritis resulting from gonorrhoea or tuberculosis. Let your doctor also know if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding before receiving this medicine. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice mood changes or have depression and strange thoughts while Dexona Tablet 30's therapy. Do not abruptly stop taking Dexona Tablet 30's as you might feel severe tiredness, weakness, body aches, and joint pain, which are withdrawal symptoms of Dexona Tablet 30's. Consult your doctor, and your dose be lowered gradually to avoid any withdrawal symptoms.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Dexona Tablet 30's may interact with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g. aspirin), anticonvulsants (e.g. phenytoin), sedative-hypnotic medications (e.g. phenobarbital, primidone), antibiotics (e.g. rifampicin, rifabutin), anticancer (e.g. aminoglutethimide, methotrexate), anticoagulant (e.g. warfarin), antiretroviral drugs (e.g. ritonavir, darunavir, indinavir), and medicines used to treat epilepsy, pain and manic depression (e.g. carbamazepine).
Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.
Drug-Disease Interactions: If you ever had fungal infections, epilepsy, schizophrenia, amoebiasis, myasthenia gravis, peptic ulcer, osteoporosis, psychoses, eye infections, glaucoma, mental conditions, diabetes, TB, bacteraemia (viable bacteria in the bloodstream), joint, liver, kidney, or heart conditions and septic arthritis resulting from gonorrhoea or tuberculosis or have or had a recent vaccination inform your doctor before taking Dexona Tablet 30's.
No interaction was found. However, it is advisable not to take or limit alcohol as a precautionary measure.
If you are pregnant, inform your doctor. The doctor will then decide if the Dexona Tablet 30's is suitable for you. Dexona Tablet 30's is given to pregnant women only if the doctor thinks the benefits outweigh the risks.
Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother. The doctor will then decide if the Dexona Tablet 30's is suitable for you. Dexona Tablet 30's is given to nursing mothers only if the doctor thinks the benefits outweigh the risks.
Dexona Tablet 30's may cause a reduction in mental awareness; thus, avoid using machinery or driving.
Inform your doctor before prescribing the Dexona Tablet 30's if you have a history of or ongoing liver disease. Your doctor will adjust the dose of this medicine if required based on your condition.
Inform your doctor before prescribing the Dexona Tablet 30's if you have a history of or ongoing kidney disease. Your doctor may carry out extra checks while you are taking this medicine.
Dexona Tablet 30's may affect the growth of children. Therefore, inform your doctor if your child is not growing normally while using the Dexona Tablet 30's.
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Allergy: Allergy is a condition that occurs when the immune system reacts to a foreign substance that is typically not harmful to your body. These foreign substances are known as 'allergens.' Allergic condition varies from person to person. Some might be allergic to certain foods, medications, and seasonal allergies like hay fever, pollen, or pet dander. The symptoms of an allergic reaction include itching, rash, scratchy throat, itchy or watery eyes, hives or itchy red spots on the skin, or allergic rhinitis (which causes sneezing or nasal congestion).
Inflammation: It is a response generated by damage to living tissues. This response is a defence mechanism to protect the body from injury, infection, or disease. The symptoms of inflammation include redness, pain, swelling, heat, or loss of function. Inflammation can be caused due to certain medications, acute and chronic conditions, exposure to foreign materials or irritants your body can't eliminate easily.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Covid-19 is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Most persons who become ill with Covid-19 will have mild to moderate symptoms and recover without specific therapy. Some, though, will become extremely unwell and require medical assistance. The virus can spread from an infected person's mouth or nose in microscopic liquid particles when they cough, sneeze, speak, sing, or breathe. Fever, cough, tiredness, and loss of taste or smell are the most common side effects of Covid-19.
Dexona Tablet 30's
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